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2008 Harvest Report – Rustenberg (Episode 13)

Randolph tastes the wines with dave and shares his thoughts. He also explains to us the process of extended masuration….

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2008 Harvest Report – Boschendal (Episode 12)

Thinus Kruger talks to us about what contributes to the growing of good grapes and what it is like, as a winemaker, to work with Shiraz in the cellers…

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2008 Harvest Report – Franschhoek Vineyards (Episode 11)

Richard Duckitt introduces us to the Stonewalker blend and tells us about the changes that have taken place at Franschhoek Vineyards, since the DGB takeover…

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2008 Harvest Report – Rustenberg (Episode 10)

Gareths gives his opinion on how the red wines are looking, we meet Robert a new face in the celler and Emma’s doing the pump over. Everybody is busy making 2008 a year to remember…

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2008 Harvest Report – Bellingham (Episode 9) Dragons Lair

Dragons Lair is Shiraz made in the French style, with a splash and a dash of Viognier picked on the same day. The varieties then co-ferment in the tanks, creating a full and balanced wine.

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2008 Harvest Report – Rustenberg (Episode 8)

Acids in the Merlot, Murray working in the cellar, Randolph coping with the pressure, and another vintage like ’99…all in a days’ work for Dave, Simon and the team.

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2008 Harvest Report – Rustenberg (Episode 7)

Mother Nature dictates so we jump, so picking is in full swing and Easter break will have to wait – but, we’re having fun!!

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2008 Harvest Report – Rustenberg (Episode 6)

Dave and Nico talk to us in the vineyard…on the SUNNY side of the vines, and explain why some grapes get sunburt and others don’t…

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2008 Harvest Report – Bellingham (Episode 5)

The Fair Maiden is a unique blend in South Africa, and Winemaker Niel Groenewald walks us through the many different varietals in this award-winning blend…

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2008 Harvest Report – Boschendal (Episode 4)

Lizelle Gerber is responsible for all white wine production at Boschendal. In this film we join her in two of the top Sauvignon Blanc blocks at Boschendal: Simonsberg 1 and Simonsberg 2…

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