Morgan Steyn is a Stellenbosch University graduate in Viticulture & Oenology, working this year at Delaire Graff Wine Estate in Stellenbosch...
Silverthorn's CWG Auction MCC, The Big Dog Missing out on today’s Cape Winemaker’s Guild Annual auction of their fabulous wines and following the Twitter feed of my friends who are there, has been an interesting exercise. There are people who are prepared to pay for good wine, and good wine is what you get at
Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase offers wine treasure trove. 33 years in existence and doing so much for the wine industry with, amongst others, their Protogé Programme.
Paying it forward at Highgate Wine Estate in KwaZulu-Natal, Thornton Pillay is determined to make his experience garnered as a Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé count in his home province. KwaZulu-Natal is extremely new to South Africa’s viticultural history spanning over 350 years with only a handful of wine producers in the region. “Our wines are
Gordon Newton JohnsonNewton Johnson Vineyards Gordon Newton Johnson, accomplished winemaker in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley near Hermanus, has become the 46th member to be inducted into the Cape Winemakers Guild. “As cellarmaster of Newton Johnson Wines, Gordon has a proven track record of developing a style of wine that speaks of his clear focus
CWG Chairman Jeff Grierwith Andrea Mullineux of Mullineux Family Wines Andrea Mullineux, award winning winemaker of Mullineux Family Wines in the Swartland, has become the 5th woman to be inducted into the Cape Winemakers Guild since its inception in 1982. The only new member to join the Guild this year, Andrea is a
The Cape Winemakers Guild has announced that Louis Strydom of Ernie Els Wines has been appointed their new Chairman for the next two years. Louis is renowned for his excellent winemaking principles and enduring dedication to the creation of world-class, quality wines. “It is a great honour to be elected chairman of the