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1

Name 5 members of the

Cap Classique Association

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You may not use any of the Constantia producers.  Cheater!

Glen Carlou
(Paarl)

KWV
(Paarl)

Graham Beck
(Vinkrivier, Robertson)

Meerendal
(Durbanville, Tygerburg)

Stellenbosch Vineyards
(Stellenbosch)

2

Name 4 producers of

Constantia

Klein Constantia
(Vin de Constance)

Groot Constantia

Constantia Uitsig

Buitenverwachting

Steenberg

Note:
- these are all members of the Cap Classique Association

3

Where is Nederburg?

Paarl

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- First producer of botrytised wines in South Africa
- Site of the annual RSA rare wine auction

4

Where is Boekenhootskloof?

Franschhoek

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Note:
- Most famous wine is "Chocolate Block" red blend.  Blend changes every year.

5

Where is Iona Vineyards?

Elgin
(Cape South Coast)

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Top Wine:
- One Man Band (Syrah/Cab Sauv/Merlot base blend)

6

Where is Ernie Els?

Stellenbosch

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7

Where is Sadie Family Wines?

Swartland

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Top Wines:
- Palladius (Chenin Blanc based blend)
- Columella (Mourvedre/Syrah)
- Kokerboom (Semillon)

8

Where is KMV?

Paarl

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- Formed in 1918 as the regulator of South Africa's wine industry
- Became its own commercial Cooperative
- Gave up regulatory powers in 1997
- Helped form SAWIT in 1999

9

Where is Rust en Vrede?

Stellenbosch

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Top wine:
- Classification 1694

10

Where is Badenhorst Family Wines?

Swartland

Coastal Region
Western Cape

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Producers of the Secaturs wines

Iconic Chenin Blanc from RSA!

11

Where is Meerlust?

Stellenbosch

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Top red wine:
Rubicon (Cab Sauv)
*first vintage 1995..?

*Source: Meerlust website list of Rubicon vintages.

12

Where is Hamilton Russel?

Hemel-en-Aarde Valley Ward
Walker Bay

Cape South Coast Region
Western Cape

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Great Pinot Noir and Chardonnay producer!
 

13

Where is Kanonkop?

Stellenbosch

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Top wines:
- Paul Sauer (Cab Sauv/BDX Blend - $80, restaurant)
- Black Label Pinotage (not avail. in USA? - $300, restaurant)

14

Where is Graham Beck?

Vinkrivier Ward,
Robertson
(Breede River Valley)

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Very good sparkling wine producer.
Member of Cap Classique Association

Note:
- top wine appears to be "Ad Honorem" but is not available in the USA...

15

Where is Warwick Estate?

Stellenbosch

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Top wine is "Trilogy"
(Cabernet Sauvignon based Bordeaux blend)

- GuildSomm...

16

Who makes

One Man Band?

Iona Vineyards

Elgin WO

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Syrah, Cab Sauv, and Merlot
based blend

17

Who makes

Palladius?

Sadie Family Wines

Swartland WO

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Chenin Blanc based blend
(roussanne, grenache blanc, semillon, etc)

18

Who makes "Trilogy" in South Africa?

Warwick Estate

Stellenbosch WO

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Cabernet Sauvignon based Bordeaux blend