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Cape Winemakers Guild celebrates 30 years of winemaking excellence

Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 16:37
Innovation, benchmarking and the sharing of knowledge spanning three decades of winemaking excellence, is the proud accomplishment of the Cape Winemakers Guild, which celebrates its 30th anniversary...

Philani Shongwe, CWG Protege, About his first harvest as a Protege

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 09:00
When I started working at Paul Cluver I was very lucky to gain some experience in the art of blending. The blends that were still in progress include their top wines  which ate Pinot Noir and...

Heinrich Kulsen, CWG Protege, Reports Back on Harvest 2012

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 09:00
My experience at Ernie Els wines started off with a warm greeting by which Louis Strydom, Klaas (ass winemaker) and I sat down to have breakfast. Louis kindly explained the role that I was going to...

Chandre Petersen - CWG Protege Reports Back

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 09:00
It is a great privilege to work at Nitida along with Bernard Veller and RJ Botha.  I learn so much every day, because everything is done with passion. We started harvesting in January and on 22...

Elmarie Botes - 2012 Harvest and Life as a Protege

Friday, June 1, 2012 - 09:00
The most exciting time in a wine-makers life…Harvesting!! During December 2011 and January 2012 we experienced two heat waves in the Simonsberg area. These heat waves caused stress conditions for the...

Sacha Claassen, CWG Protege, Reports Back

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 09:00
Harvest at De Grendel (+/-450 ton cellar) began on the 24 Jan 2012 and there are a lot of tanks that look really promising. Playing around with the different components and making blends is quite...

Tammy Jeftha, CWG Protege - Harvest 2012 & Life as a Protege

Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 09:00
Home is where the Heart is… at Hartenberg. Home is a place where there is love, joy and protection. And that is exactly the atmosphere here at Hartenberg. One really feels at home when you walk...

Taste Exceptional Wines at Nedbank CWG Auction Showcase

Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 12:47
Cape Town:        Thursday, 23 August 2012Johannesburg: Thursday, 30 August 2012 Experience exceptional wines with a creative edge and great diversity of styles at the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild...

Successful Bidders Enjoy their 2011 Villiera Silent Auction Winnings

Monday, April 23, 2012 - 16:55
In 2011 Jeff Grier's item for the Cape Winemakers Guild Silent Auction was a game drive in the Villiera Wildlife Sanctuary followed by a six course dinner for six people in Villiera's newly renovated...

Cape Winemakers Guild Protégés make their own wines

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 16:30
All aspirant winemakers participating in the Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme  have been given the rare opportunity of making their own wines in their own dedicated Quintessence French oak...

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