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Excitement around the SA Young Wine Show 2018

The 2018 harvest is out. It was comprised of sweat, tears, hard work and promises good quality wines. Winemakers can enter their best young wines to participate in the Young Wine Show. As winemakers t…

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Non-Saccharomyces yeasts, MLF and Chardonnay flavour

by Heinrich du Plessis & Neil Jolly. 

This study follows similar studies done by us on Chenin blanc and Pinotage. The aim of this study was therefore to determine the effect eight different n…

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Where do we go from here?

As the end of the year rapidly approaches us, some of my colleagues are bracing themselves. They have completed their undergrad and (trusting that exams go well) they will be joining the professional…

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The Cellar Workout Routine

3 reps of 2 set. 5 minutes rest. Repeat. There is no need for a gym contract while working in the cellar. Upon completion of my first harvest I felt fit, strong and healthy. As the grapes arrive I jum…

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Meet Clayton Reabow, Winemaker at Moreson

Q. When and where were you born ? 

“I was born in the very small and humble Eastern Cape town of King Williams Town in 1982. I eventually attended Dale College from Grade 1 to Grade 12. I left…

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Whimsical Western Cape Wine Wonderland

The hottest wine topic of September 2018 undoubtedly had to be the annual Cape Wine show. I’ve always wondered what Alice must have seen and felt after falling down the rabbit hole into Wonderland,…

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