The German Günter Brözel was a graduate of the State Teaching and Research Institute for Wine and Fruit Growing in vineyard (Württemberg). In 1956, the then owner of the winery hired him Nederburg (Paarl) Georg Graue as technical director after the death of his son in a plane crash. After Graue's death in 1959, he took over the business. Günter Brözel established the world-wide reputation of this winery, it was for 33 years (even after the sale Stellenbosch Farmer's Winery 1966) worked there. He created the first South African there Botrytis -Wine and called him Edelkeur, He was also one of the initiators of the "Nederburg Wine Auction" taking place at Nederburg. He was also successful in rebuilding the wineries Neethlingshof Estate and Stellenzicht essentially involved. In the meantime, however, he has withdrawn.