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…

Photo and video competition

The Old Vine Project (“OVP”) is inviting the public to enter footage of old vines, 35 years and older, both photographic and drone. BRIEF: Present the essence of an old vine through the unique texture and structure of the vine Express the individuality of an old vine Capture the timeless atmosphere and personality of an…

Harvest time

Harvest time – take regular samples of your grapes, or taste regularly, as a heatwave during one weekend can push the grapes from 21 to 23 B! Do the last bit of removal of green, delayed bunches in red grapes to even out maturity levels. Start planning your cover crops – remember that a good…