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Neethlingshof

The beautiful Neethlingshof Estate…

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Stellenzicht Vineyards

Situated in the heart of the “Golden Triangle” just outside of Stellenbosch in South Africa, Stellenzicht produces naturally made wines, which reflect the quality of their vineyards.

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Theuniskraal

Theuniskraal has been in the Jordaan family since 1927 and winemaker . Located in the picturesque valley of Tulbagh, Theuniskraal is surrounded by three mountain ranges, giving a fantastic cool climate for grape growing.

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Tukulu

Tukulu is located in the Darling region, and means “Gift From the Soil”.

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Uitkyk

Winemaker Estelle Lourens is responsible for the range of wines produced on Uitkyk, located in the Simonsberg area. The flagship wine is the Carlonet, a Cabernet Sauvignon made from a unique vineyard on the Estate.

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Plaisir de Merle

Built in 1993, Plaisir de Merle selects the finest grapes from its vineyards to produce its outstanding range of wines, with the belief that blending is the best way to produce a unity from different components.

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Flat Roof Manor – Merlot Tasting Film

The Flat Roof Manor Merlot, as tasted by winemaker Estelle Lourens, who explains that careful vineyard management in the leadup to harvest helps to bring in well balanced merlot grapes into the cellar.

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Flat Roof Manor – Pinot Grigio Tasting Film

Winemaker Estelle Lourens tastes the Pinot Grigio from Flat Roof Manor, made from 25 year-old vineyards. The Pinot Grigio is a white wine produced from red grapes and Estelle explains how this is achieved as well as what food works with it. The Pinot Grigio, one of the original varietals produced in the Flat Roof […]

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Teddy Hall Dr. Jan Cats Chenin Blanc Reserve

History Lessons without the rose coloured glasses! Dr. Jan Cats was a respected physician in Stellenbosch…but like all physicians, he did have his share of failures…and a very unique way to get the bodies out of his surgery and into the morgue without upsetting business!

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Teddy Hall Hercùles van Loon Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

History Lessons without the rose coloured glasses! Hercules van Loon was Stellenbosch’s first minister, arriving in 1704. Although he tried hard to minister to the pious folk of the town, his wife was less than the perfect ministers wife and her indiscretions lead Hercules to an unfortunate end…

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