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Harvest 2018

Our harvest on Rietvallei wine Estate started on the 18th of January with the Sauvignon Blanc and finished with our last Cabernet Sauvignon on the 17th of April. "What a harvest! With 13 weeks in total, it was the longest I have ever experienced. Despite the drought, frost and fruit lost to sun-burn we have been blessed yet again. Not a big crop, but most definitely one of optimal quality," says Kobus. Harvest time means working around the clock and little sleep. But the energy and enthusiasm among the teams in...