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KWV heeding the global need for sustainability

07 July 2021

“Being a good human being is good business.” - Paul Hawken, environmentalist, entrepreneur and writer

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A single South African wine cellar secures a trophy at Concours Mondial 2021

05 July 2021

KWV wine cellar takes home global honour with ‘patriotic’ Cape Blend and impresses with its rosé

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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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