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Ruitersvlei

The winery "Ruitersvlei Wines" is located in the South African wine-growing district Paarl, It was founded in 1862 by Johannes Albertus Faure. Today the estate is managed by the daughters Nicolette and Belinda of the current owner John A. Faure. Since 1995 they have successfully improved the quality of the Ruitersvlei wines with cellar master Hein Hesebeck, which has been honored with many awards and gold and silver medals. The vineyards cover 280 hectares of vineyards. They are with the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc (Steen), Cinsaut, Merlot, Pinotage, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz planted specifically for the different soil types and microclimates of different heights. The premium wines include the varietal varietal wines Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot and Shiraz. Every year around 500,000 bottles of wine are produced.

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