A visit to Namaqua Cellars, Vredendal

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A visit to Namaqua Cellars, Vredendal

While we were on holiday in Lambert’s Bay in December we wanted to visit Namaqua winery in Vredendal. This is one of South Africa’s biggest wine producers.  We keep meeting the team at award ceremonies as over the last few years they have picked up some very impressive awards, and lots of them.  Recently they won the General Smuts Trophy for the Top Wine and the Pietman Hugo trophy for quality. and consistency. Yes, the winery concentrates on bulk wine, boxed wine and making wine for other people but they do have a small range of excellent wines we wanted to taste.  We made an appointment with winemaker Reinier van  Greunen and had an impressive tasting

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