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Laborie Estate

South African winery in the Paarl district owned by the group KWV; look there.
The “Kooperatiewe Wijnbowers Vereniging van Zuid Afrika” became the central one in 1918 wine cooperative in South Africa founded, 95% of the winegrowers joined. The reason for the foundation was a big crisis in South African viticulture, which was characterized by excess production and the bankruptcies of many winegrowers. For a long time the famous professor was Abraham Isak Perold (1880-1941) worked for KWV as a wine expert. Until 1992, participation was only possible for white members. Production restrictions and minimum annual prices for distilled wines have...

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