Tag: Chardonnay

World honour for Place of Rocks

We are extremely proud of our latest international achievement. Our 2015 Weltevrede Place of Rocks Chardonnay was awarded silver in this year’s Chardonnay du Monde International Competition. This competition recognizes the world’s best Chardonnay wines by awarding them with reliable

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New releases – WELTEVREDE 1912

The newly released WELTEVREDE 1912 is the wine preferred by the fourth generation custodians of Weltevrede. Instead of putting the signature of the winemaker on the label, the label bears the name of every person living at and working in the vineyards and winery of Weltevrede.

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French Chardonnay available!

What happens when a Chardonnay winemaker from the New World gets the opportunity to make a few barrels right in the Old World cradle of this classic cultivar? For Weltevrede, the Jonker Family Wine Estate, the answer is 600 bottles

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It’s that simple

With the launch in 2011 of the first white wine in our Simplicity collection, we set out to capture the essence of the valley that it is produced in in an uncomplicated manner. Our Vanilla Chardonnay, with its flavours of

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Easy does it, with Robertson Slow!

From 8 – 10 August, join Weltevrede and the Jonker family in celebrating this years’ 7th Robertson Slow Festival with the Robertson Wine Valley. You can expect things to go extremely slow! Enjoy the diversity of a Chardonnay experience with the

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Two great blog mentions

We were recently mentioned in two great blogs that we’re excited to share with you. CNN.com mentioned us as one of ’10 sensational South African wine farms’, singling us out for our ‘friendly vibe’ and ‘terrific value’ accomodation. “The Breede River

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2014 Harvest – The challenges continue

Phillip Jonker writes: “2014 is a spinner. Few things make sense. Vineyard block records and history is of little value and we have to constantly think on our feet. Late blocks ripen early and earlier blocks later. The Cabernet is

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2014 is ‘n draaibalbouler

Phillip Jonker skryf: “Min dinge maak sin. Wingerdblokrekords en geskiedenis is van min waarde en ons moet oomblik vir oomblik op ons voete dink. Laat blokke raak vroeg ryp en vroeë blokke laat. Cabernet is voor Shiraz ryp en Chardonnay

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2014: A Challenging Harvest

Phillip Jonker writes: “2014’s harvest stands out as one with challenging weather during the ripening of the grapes. “There were heavy rains in January, incredible heat in February, long periods of high humidity and early morning dew. In spite of

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Die Uitdagings van Oestyd 2014

Phillip Jonker skryf: “2014 se seisoen staan uit as een met uitdagende weer tydens die rypwordingsfase. “Daar was swaar reën in Januarie, geweldige hitte in Februarie en lang tydperke van hoë humiditeit en dou vroegoggend, maar ten spyte van dit

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