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Newsletter July 2012

Brrrrandy! We are in the middle of another gripping Cape Winter and my favourite way to stay warm is sipping on our new release 10 year old Potstilled Brandy, no more brrrr after tasting this little number and that is a Rolf Zeitvogel guarantee!   The Brandy was made from …

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Quo Vadis, Zinfandel?

‘Why isn’t Zinfandel more widely grown in South Africa?’ I’m sitting in the tasting room at Blaauwklippen Vineyards just outside Stellenbosch, with estate GM and cellarmaster Rolf Zeitvogel, as he talks about his journey with this capricious niche varietal, so little known in South Africa. He pauses, deep in thought. …

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Blaauwklippen vind sy nis

’n Stellenbosse wynplaas het met ’n skaars kultivar vir hom ’n nismark geskep. Zinfandel is ’n moeilike perd in die wingerd, maar wanneer dit eers in die bottel is, swymel selfs die Hollywood-liefling Charlize Theron daaroor. Lees meer 

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Newsletter May 2012

Happy Mother’s May! It is said that a mother is a person who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take. How true! That is why we declared May “Mother’s Day Month” at Blaauwklippen. Visit our Wine Centre and enter the Mother’s Day …

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Newsletter January 2012

  I cannot believe that I am writing the first letter for 2012. Somehow it feels as if too much as happened for the year to be only one month old. January started with a fantastic bang at Blaauwklippen. We joined celebrity chef Jenny Morris, for two days of shooting …

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Newsletter April 2012

When you work on a wine farm it is easy to see where Albert Camus the famous French author and philosopher received his inspiration from when he wrote: Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. The vines are all starting to turn jewel colours and the …

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