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KWV HARVEST REPORT 2020: 'ITS ABOUT PERFECT COHESION'

07 January 2020

KWV’s wine and harvest team have undoubtedly mastered the art of wine harvesting. Once a year, winemakers, viticulturists, cellar workers and laboratory personnel join hands to reap the fruits of their labour. Cue pride, joy and weeks of unimaginable planning. Harvest 2020 started on 7 January 2020 – a fairly early vintage as initial véraison was spotted on a number of varieties by early December 2019. The KWV harvest team kicked off with Pinot Noir for the brand’s Méthode Cap Classique offerings at a somewhat lower yield than in 2019, followed by particularly tropical Chardonnay, and late bloomer Sauvignon Blanc. Next in the harvest line for white varieties came Chenin Blanc, Grenache Blanc and Viognier.

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KWV RINGS IN THE FESTIVE SEASON WITH VERITAS GLITTER

14 October 2019

Cape Town, 14 October 2019 – KWV is exceptionally proud to announce that its winemaking and distilling teams featured amongst the top performers at the annual Veritas Wine Awards gala dinner on Friday, 11 October. Collectively, its wines and spirits received no less than nine Golds and eight Double Golds from this prestigious wine competition.

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BRITISH MASTER TIM ATKIN AWARDS KWV WINES WITH A SENSATIONAL CLEAN-SWEEP

06 September 2019

South Africa, Paarl, September 2019; KWV has achieved an astounding result having emerged among this year's best producers overall in an authoritative report on South African wine just released by British Master of Wine Tim Atkin. A sensational 20 of the Paarl-based producer's wines received a score of 90+, with half of them being from the top-tier KWV The Mentors range.

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KWV BRANDY TAKES HOME TROPHY FROM OLD MUTUAL SPIRITS SHOW

12 August 2019

KWV Brandy is proud to announce that it cinched another award in a major spirits competition. In its latest illustrious performance, South Africa’s famous brandy producer won the Trophy for the Best Pot-Distilled Brandy at the inaugural Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show. This achievement follows waves of celebrations at this distiller, who also just secured the Trophy for Producer of the Year, as well as Trophy for Best Brandy at the International Spirits Challenge in London in July.

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