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Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel ranks in the top 10 wines to drink watching the World Cup

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Cathy Marston of Food24.com has placed Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel in the top 10 of wines to drink during the football World Cup 2010. She says : “Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel MCC 2008 And just in case miracles occur and Bafana actually win the World Cup, then this is what you should be cracking open – the […]

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Simonsig harvest report for 2010 by Johan Malan (Chief Winemaker)

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Where the 2009 brought memories of the surfing movie ‘The endless Summer’, the 2010 vintage reminded me of the seven plagues in the book of Exodus in the Bible. It will be remembered as one of the smallest vintages in many years and virtually every force of nature, pests and fungal disease contributed to a […]

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Simonsig Harvest Review

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The 2009 harvest of Simonsig, South Africa, rekindled fond memories of the classic 1966 surf movie, The Endless Summer, as it was a year of near perfect weather conditions with no end to the balmy, sundrenched days which lingered deep into April. After 11 weeks of harvesting fun and fears, we can happily proclaim that […]

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