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Namibia

In this in the deepest southwest Africa lying state with borders too South Africa is something viniculture operated, but by the hot and dry on average climate natural limits are set. The largest part of Namibia lies in the tropical summer rain area with irregular, often very heavy rains between November and April. During colonization, missionaries planted vines and pressed wine. Today there are three companies that deserve the name "Weingut". The "Kristall Kellerei" was founded in 1990, where Namibia became independent, as the first winery by the German family Kluge. The company is located in Omaruru northwest of the capital Windhoek. Here are on some acres Colombard and Ruby Cabernet cultivated, the first harvest was in 1995.

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