The German Günter Brözel was a graduate of the State Teaching and Research Institute of Viticulture and Fruit Growing in vineyard
(Württemberg). In 1956, he was hired by the then owner of the winery Nederburg
(Paarl) Georg Graue after the death of his son in a plane crash as Technical Director. After the death of Gray in 1959 he took over the business. Günter Brözel founded the worldwide reputation of this winery, he was 33 years long (even after the sale Stellenbosch Farmer's Winery
in 1966) there. He also created the first South African Botrytis wine there and called it Edelkeur
, He was also one of the initiators of the Nederburg "Nederburg Wine Auction". He was also successful in rebuilding the two wineries Neethlingshof Estate
essentially involved. In the meantime, he has retired.