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Blaauwklippen celebrates 333rd birthday with a Diva

Blaauwklippen is Zinfandel”, says cellarmaster Rolf Zeitvogel at the release of what is believed to be South Africa’s only Zinfandel based MCC sparkling wine. The ‘Diva’ is Blaauwklippen’s birthday present to mark their 333rd birthday this year and their tenth product based on Zinfandel. It is also their very first …

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Zinfandel Tasting 12 March 14

BLAAUWKLIPPEN’S ZINFANDEL JOURNEY Blaauwklippen Vineyards in Stellenbosch has a rich and colourful Zinfandel history and is widely regarded as the South-African market leader when it comes to the production of this grape varietal that enjoys immense popularity in the USA as well as Eurpoe under the name Primitivo. Blaauwklippen was …

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Zinfandel Tasting

Blaauwklippen is widely regarded as the South-African market leader when it comes to the production of Zinfandel, a grape varietal that enjoys immense popularity in the USA.   The 6th annual Blaauwklippen International Zinfandel tasting took place at the Raddison Blu Hotel in Cape Town on Thursday 7 March 2013. …

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Blaauwklippen Zinfandel Reserve preferred to top Australian Zinfandels! – Chris von Ulmenstein

Last week Blaauwklippen hosted its sixth International Zinfandel Tasting, this year choosing to compare its Zinfandel wines against four from Australia. The thirty or so wine writers attending judged the Blaauwklippen Zinfandel Reserve to be better than the Australian counterparts. The tasting was led by Rolf Zeitvogel, Cellarmaster and CEO …

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Zinfandel Tasting

Blaauwklippen has been a proud producer of Zinfandel since the seventies, and the Blaauwklippen Zinfandel portfolio includes three products: A classic, sophisticated red wine, a noble late harvest and a white Zinfandel that made history in 2007 by becoming the first white style Zinfandel in South Africa. To reinforce this …

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