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Rustenberg – Natural Fermentation

With the rain keeping the red varietals in the vineyard we catch up with assistant winemaker Randolph Christians….

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2007 Harvest Report – Vilafonte (Episode 7)

Phil Freese, winegrower at Vilafonte, talks to us in the vineyard about determining the ripeness of grapes, getting them safely to the cellar, and finding filmmakers in the vines…

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2007 Harvest Report – Perdeberg (Episode 6)

Perdeberg Winery processes 23,000 tonnes of grapes a season, but their size does not get in the way of treating the grapes with as much individual attention as possible.

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2007 Harvest Report – Warwick (Episode 5)

Sauvignon Blanc is one of Louis Nel’s favourite wines to make, chiefly because it is so delicate and so difficult to work with. Here he explains why this is not enough to scare him away.

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Rustenberg Harvest Report (in the vineyard)

Meet Nombeliso Ngandwa, a supervisor in the vineyards at Rustenberg….

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2007 Harvest Report – Saronsberg (Episode 4)

Saronsberg “force cool” all of their grapes to 4 degrees Celcius before they begin any processing in the cellar. In this episode, meet winemaker Dewaldt Heyns and find out why…

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2007 Harvest Report – Jordan (Episode 3)

note: if the film breaks up while loading, please hit ‘pause’ and wait for the film to fully load before hitting ‘play’ Gary Jordan takes us to one the most scenic vineyards at Jordan as his father Ted brings in the sauvignon blanc with the machine harvester.

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Allesverloren

Allesverloren has a long history of making leading wines in the Swartland in South Africa. The Malan family bought the farm in 1872 and Danie Malan is now the fifth generation making wine on the farm….

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