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2021 Harvest beginning and season trends to date.

01 March 2021

To sit and reflect, at this time every year, on the season behind and project into the future for vintage, is normally a jovial fool’s errand with perhaps 50/50 success, but fun none the less. This year is a very, very different animal. From lockdown immediately after harvest 2020, alcohol bans, COVID19 through the year to date.

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EYES TO THE SKY, FEET ON THE GROUND: KWV HUMBLED BY RECEIVING VERITAS VERTEX AND TOP ACHIEVING CELLAR AWARDS

18 November 2020

“It is such a big honour; I am almost at a loss for words.” This was what an elated Izele van Blerk, The Mentors winemaker at KWV, said when it was announced that her team had secured the coveted Veritas Vertex Award for The Mentors Orchestra 2018 at the annual Veritas Awards this weekend. This spectacular Bordeaux-style red blend is the first red wine to be announced as this competition’s overall champion wine, from almost 1 300 entries received In a momentous conclusion to a particularly challenging year, the Veritas Wine Awards also announced KWV as the country’s top achieving cellar.

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KWV SPREADS 5-STAR CHEER AHEAD OF FESTIVE SEASON

13 November 2020

KWV takes great pride to be counted among the very best of South Africa’s wines in the annual Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2021. With only a handful of wineries that can claim the coveted 5-Star rating in this wine guide, KWV is honoured to announce that four of its wines, and six of its brandies, achieved this outstanding accolade.

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KWV'S MEDAL HAUL AT DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS 2020 SHOWS 'CONSISTENCY AND QUALITY'

05 October 2020

KWV is once again celebrating multiple medals from the Decanter World Wine Awards 2020. The Decanter World Wine Awards is the world’s largest wine competition, and results in this 17th edition were announced after a month of rigorous judging by respected wine judges.

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