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No slope’s too steep for Stellenzicht as it sweeps forward

New owners are redefining the estate’s wines as L’Ré Burger coaxes fine tastes from existing plantings

02 March 2021 - 19:21 By Michael Fridjhon

Cape wine farms have been around for more than 300 years. While there is some dispute among the several claimants to “first Cape estate” status, there’s no real question about when grapes were first crushed at the Dutch settlement. Jan van Riebeeck’s diary records the historic event, which took place on February 2 1659. This makes SA unique among established wine producers in that it can accurately record its date of birth...

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