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7 Oct 2013 KWV Holdings

VERITAS 2013 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

KWV again triumphed as best wine producer at Veritas this year with no less than four double gold and 13 gold medals followed by Nederburg with four double gold and nine gold medals, Boplaas Family Vineyards with four double gold and six gold medals and De Grendel with three double gold medals at last night’s […]

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23 Sep 2013 KWV Holdings

CAPE BLEND CHAMPS – PENDOCK UNCORKED

Three days in Upington last week were too much for the liver, so I missed the announcement of the Perold Absa Cape Blend winners in Hermanus on Friday (below). So not only did I miss the whales – and I’m not talking about the pathetic Teutonic troll who haunts the Cape blogosphere hurling abuse, exclamation […]

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10 Sep 2013 KWV Holdings

GOLD FOR KWV CLASSIC RANGE CHENIN BLANC AT THE MICHAELANGELO’S

KWV’s Classic Range Chenin Blanc 2013 took gold at the prestigious Michelangelo International Wine Awards, held on Friday, September 6th, at The Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West. This elegant wine is a great example of the modern style of South African Chenin Blanc; soft and zesty on the palate, with plenty of tropical fruit […]

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30 Aug 2013 KWV Holdings

KWV WINES THE BIGGEST WINNERS IN THIS YEAR’S BEST VALUE GUIDE

The 2014 Best Value Guide is out, and KWV’s Pearly Bay and Concordia White ranges win three of the 22 Value Award wines, more than any other producer. The guide lists 472 wines, blind tasted from a selection of almost 1,000. Value Award Wines were judged by the tasting panel to be the “best value […]

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26 Aug 2013 KWV Holdings

2013 VINTAGE A WINNER AS KWV TOPS THE MEDAL TABLE AT NATIONAL YOUNG WINE SHOW AWARDS

KWV Wines were the biggest winners at the National Young Wine Show Awards held on Thursday, August 16th, taking home a haul of 9 gold medals, more than any other producer. The awards, held at Org-de Rac Wine Estate in Piketberg, saw KWV compete against more than 2,000 wines from across South Africa. They won […]

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16 Aug 2013 KWV Holdings

SA: BEST IN THE WORLD

The southernmost tip of the continent has made a rich contribution to the cultural life of the world: dolosse from East London keep Neptune at bay; keepy kraulys keep the Penguin pool clean while Prattly putty holds Nasa’s lunar modules together. Some of the best brandies in the world hail from SA, like the KWV […]

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26 Jul 2013 KWV Holdings

WINE: TIM HAMILTON RUSSELL’S LEGACY

TIM Hamilton Russell, who died last week, was both a catalyst and a crucially needed agent of change for South African wine. He opened a way that others promptly followed, and in doing so drove a highway through the thickets of the repressive legislation that characterised the KWV’s management of our wine industry. I first […]

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27 Jun 2013 KWV Holdings

KWV EXTENDS ITS MAGNIFICENT THE MENTORS RANGE OF HIGH QUALITY WINES

KWV has come a long way since 2006 and the release of the very first KWV Mentors wines. From modest beginning KWV has expanded the range from three to ten wines with the new vintage releases in May 2013, establishing the KWV The Mentors brand as one of exceptional quality and integrity. “The release of […]

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7 Jun 2013 KWV Holdings

KWV, THE MENTORS – NEW VINTAGE RELEASE

We have come a long way since 2006 and the release of the very first KWV Mentors wines. From modest beginning we have expanded the range from three to ten wines with the new vintage releases in May 2013, establishing KWV the Mentors brand as one of exceptional quality and integrity. The release of the […]

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31 May 2013 KWV Holdings

KWV – DOUBLE TROPHY WINNER

KWV came very close to a consecutive victory as top producer in one of South Africa’s toughest wine competitions, having claimed two trophies and 12 medals in this year’s Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show. Securing the Paarl wine and spirits producer’s outstanding achievement were the: KWV The Mentors Petit Verdot 2011, Trophy for Best Niche […]

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