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The Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme Auction – The auction with a heart

It will soon be time for the annual Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) Protégé Programme Auction, a platform that provides an opportunity to make a tangible difference in the wine industry. Coveted auction lots in support of this dynamic initiative include unique collections, rare verticals and wines that are no longer available from guild members, as […]

Vinous treasures await at this year’s Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

The anticipation is mounting as the 38th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) Auction, to be held on Friday 30 September and Saturday 1 October 2022 at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West, approaches. The Nedbank CWG Auction showcases rare and unique wines produced in small quantities exclusively for the auction by its members, a group of […]

Save the dates for this year’s highly anticipated Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

The prestigious Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) Auction, to be held on Friday 30 September and Saturday 1 October 2022, will be hosted by Strauss & Co, South Africa’s leading art and wine auction house. The Virtual Live Auction will be held at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West and will take place over […]

A world first wine-tasting experience.

Science and creativity combine to blend wine and music. Nedbank and Cape Winemakers Guild unveils Tasting Notes: A Story of Sound and Wine In a world first, five Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Protégés, composers, and neuroscientists have collaborated to create a piece of music that pairs with any glass of Cabernet Sauvignon – scientifically and […]

New Members, Protégés and Committee for Cape Winemakers Guild

The Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) concludes 2021 on a high note, welcoming Alex Starey, Erika Obermeyer and Richard Kershaw as new Guild Members and Shanice du Preez and Mosima Mabelebele to the Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme. The admission of these highly accomplished winemakers to the Guild and dynamic young winemakers entering the Protégé Programme, […]

Buyers invest R10.4 million in top SA wines

In an era of online auctions forced by Covid19 and fuelled by the demand for exceptional South African wines,  this weekend saw the 37th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) Auction and its Protégé Programme Charity Auction raise a collective sum of R10 411 000. Not only have buyers worldwide invested in the future of the South […]

Bid, buy, enjoy!

All you need to know about bidding at the Nedbank CWG Auction Online sales have become the lynchpin for the survival of the wine industry in Covid times, and for Auctions, it is no different. As a result, the Cape Winemakers Guild embraced this new industry-wide shift. Although many are new to online Auctions, including […]

A final word from three legends stepping down as Members of the CWG

“It’s time I was on my way Thanks to you I’m much obliged For such a pleasant stay.” Jacques Borman (Boschkloof) quotes Led Zeppelin in the 2021 Nedbank CWG Auction catalogue as he takes the final bow this year with Jeff Grier (Villiera) and Jeremy Walker (Grangehurst) as Members of the Cape Winemakers Guild. These […]

Samantha O’Keefe and JD Pretorius make their CWG Auction debut

Wine has the profound quality of painting a picture of a place and of the person who had the foresight of producing something delicious from it for all to enjoy.  Each member invited to join the Cape Winemakers Guild has their own story, and every wine they make builds on this ever-expanding quality unique to […]

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