Kruger Family Wines

“Sans chêne refers to a wine made without any oaking regime but it also means without chains,” says Johan Kruger as he describes their family journey from being confined to one site to now being free to work with vineyards cross regionally.  With the precursor of granite as the common denominator, their wines tell a…

Old Vine Project part of Vino Varsity Challenge

A GSB team defeated rivals Stellenbosch in the 2018 Backsberg Vino Varsity Business School Challenge with its professional and meaningful solutions to an unusual challenge. Rivals UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) and Stellenbosch Business School (USB) squared off once again at the fourth annual Backsberg Vino Varsity Business School Challenge this June. The 2018…

Platter Guide initiates CHV icon

In recognition of the vital importance our heritage vineyards and their unique wines play in the South African viticultural landscape, the Platter’s Wine Guide will be adding the CHV icon in the upcoming 2019 edition. This will clearly highlight to local and international wine lovers which wines are certified by the OVP, by adding the…