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Category: Ezibusisweni Wines

Waste is a wonderful thing. Chicken feathers as soil food.

Waste is a wonderful thing. Chicken feathers as soil food.

We are more than a year into mulching our vineyards with chicken feathers. What started off as an experiment is now a cornerstone of our vineyard management program. A mulch is a soil cover of organic material. We tried for years to find sheep’s wool

Excellent viticultural course – In Stellenbosch – 15 to 17 June

Excellent viticultural course – In Stellenbosch – 15 to 17 June

Georg Meissner is special in the world of viticulture. Not only is steeped in the BioDynamic method, he sits on the research team that compares organic/conventional/BioDynamic in a multi year trial at Geisenheim University in Germany and in addition to that he makes wine from

You and your money. Essential course for all workers.

You and your money. Essential course for all workers.

The single biggest stress for our farm workers is money management. Thankfully Louisa le Roux, pictured below with our vineyard staff, has designed an excellent course. She, amongst others, draws on psychology, explains the difference between wants and needs and the different types of saving

We now sell produce twice a week from our farm office.

We now sell produce twice a week from our farm office.

As of next week, the 9th of Feb 2016, you can buy a range of our produce at our farm office between 12 and 2pm. Orders must be greater than R600. Once the order has been placed we will email you the invoice and once we

How we manage the threats to our vines

How we manage the threats to our vines

Hello The last time I wrote about some of our vineyard management practices was here, in November 2012. The biggest threat to the health of vines is the leaf roll virus. It is terrible to see a vine that has been infected. The vector, or

My first white wine. Ezibusisweni Chenin Blanc 2012

My first white wine. Ezibusisweni Chenin Blanc 2012

  Hello Ezibusisweni is the Zulu word for the Place of Blessings. This is what the bottle looks like. I have chosen to use the clear glass as I love the colour of the wine. The logo was designed by the amazing team at Aisle