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2007 Harvest Report – Meinert (Episode 18)

The harvest report finally catches up with some pinotage with Martin Meinert, on his beautiful farm in the Devon Valley. In part 1 of this two part episode, Martin discusses how to keep the “funkiness” out of the wine…

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2007 Harvest Report – Saronsberg (Episode 16)

note: if the film breaks up while loading, please hit ‘pause’ and wait for the film to fully load before hitting ‘play’ In this episode meet Bibiana Gonzales – the only Columbian winemaker in the world. After studying and working in France, she has decided to stay and work in the Tulbagh Valley at Saronsberg…

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2007 Harvest Report – Jordan Winery (Episode 15)

note: if the film breaks up while loading, please hit ‘pause’ and wait for the film to fully load before hitting ‘play’ Students working the harvest at Jordan can expect long days and backbreaking work, but they also get a home cooked meal and the opportunity to sit with Gary and Kathy each night at […]

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2007 Harvest Report – Da Capo Vineyards (Episode 14)

note: if the film breaks up while loading, please hit ‘pause’ and wait for the film to fully load before hitting ‘play’ Da Capo Vineyards (home of Idiom Wines) are set in magnificent mountains overlooking False Bay. Alberto Bottega introduces us to his vineyard and uses his statistical mind to calculate the yield per vine…

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2007 Harvest Report – Saronsberg (Episode 13)

note: if the film breaks up while loading, please hit ‘pause’ and wait for the film to fully load before hitting ‘play’ In the cool late-night air of the Tulbagh Valley, a team of trained workers carefully hand-sort through the berries, ensuring the highest quality for the Saronsberg Wines…

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2007 Harvest Report – Solms-Delta (Episode 12)

note: if the film breaks up while loading, please hit ‘pause’ and wait for the film to fully load before hitting ‘play’ In part 2 of this episode, Professor Mark Solms explains which grape varietals do particularly well under the desiccation method…

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2007 Harvest Report – Solms-Delta (Episode 11)

note: if the film breaks up while loading, please hit ‘pause’ and wait for the film to fully load before hitting ‘play’ Professor Mark Solms has revived a centuries old technique for concentrating the flavours and colour of grapes…

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2007 Harvest Report – Kaapzicht (Episode 10)

The rain plays havoc with the Harvest Report by moving out the picking of red varietals. Kaapzicht winemaker Danie Steytler explains…

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2007 Harvest Report – Rustenberg (Episode 9)

It is the workers in the vineyards who play a critical part in getting the right quality grapes to the cellar. Meet Nombeliso Ngandwa as she explains her role in this proces…

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2007 Harvest Report – Flagstone (Episode 8)

Raconteur Bruce Jack explaines his search for the psychology of the vine, and reports back on the vineyards of Elim – located on the Southernmost tip of Africa…

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