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Lutzville wines 2012 vintage report from South Africa

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The arrival of the South African summer was delayed this year, which meant that picking at Lutzville started later than usual. There was extremely cool weather until mid January, when there was a massive heat wave. Since then the temperature has cooled down, allowing the grapes to mature. The Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc grapes […]

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2011 vintage report from Lutzville, South Africa

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“We started harvest with cooler conditions than normal. This enabled us to ensure picking and receiving grapes until midday with grape temperatures below 19° C. Our production is smaller than expected. We have had no rot on our grapes and keep on receiving healthy fruit. In the middle of harvest we had a short heat […]

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Lutzville Vineyards new partnership with Simonsvlei

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Recently, Lutzville Vineyards has undergone some key changes and has now formed a working partnership with Simonsvlei. This means that we will now have access to storage and bottling facilities closer to the port of Cape Town. Due to the new working partnership, there have been unavoidable disruptions to supply as we integrated our new […]

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