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2020 Nedbank CWG Auction goes Online – with a Unique Twist

  The Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction goes live and online this year, offering wine enthusiasts and collectors the opportunity to bid on current CWG Auction Wines and exceedingly rare previous CWG Auction gems from members’ personal vinotheques. There will be two separate and distinct auctions in 2020 and both will be hosted by international auction house Bonhams. The CWG Vinotheque Auction hosted by Bonhams will feature small collections of past CWG Auction wines perfectly stored in …



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Architect Julia Gaiduk creates art in motion at Quoin Rock

(Cape Town). The pioneering vision of Dr Julia Gaiduk has transformed Quoin Rock Wine Estate into one of the most masterful architectural undertakings in the Cape Winelands. The family-owned Simonsberg estate has now reopened after two years of reconstruction. The genius of this reinvention lies in the seamless blend of exterior landscape with magnificent interior space. Symbolism was a driving force of the reconstruction project, with architectural and structural elements drawing on the natural …



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Buying art, fine wine and collectables – online hammer with Strauss & Co

This is the auction to bookmark for the best in Rhône wines from 6-14 April When Roland Peens of Wine Cellar fine wine merchants met Bina Genovese and the Strauss & Co team in 2019, a dream of combined art, collectables and fine wine auctions started taking shape. A year later, in a time of disruption, Strauss & Co continues to propose fine art and wines across different growers and sites on auction online, with secure delivery post Lockdown. Bidding on Straussart.co.za runs from the 6th …



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SA’s Leading Winemakers Talk Wine & Art Ahead of the Combined Strauss & Co Virtual Live Auction

  26-28 July auction one to bookmark for SA’s finest wines: Kanonkop, Klein Constantia and Boekenhoutskloof We had the rare opportunity to speak to three of SA’s leading winemakers – each with an affinity for art – about their wines and their personal art highlights in the 26-28 July Strauss & Co auction catalogue. In this tough time for the wine industry, Strauss & Co auctions have included vintage fine wines in their portfolio via partners Wine Cellar fine wine merchants and exper …



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Strauss & Co auctions presents SA’s first combined art and fine wine online auction

Burgundy and Champagne themed fine wine and art auction now online until 16 March A recent development for Strauss & Co auctions has been their significant foray into online auctions and now, for the first time, Strauss & Co presents a combined art and fine wine online auction. Bidding on Straussart.co.za runs until the 16th of March with 80 lots from 35 producers on auction, including a fine mix of mature wines and highly sought-after collectables.It’s the kind of auction that allows fo …



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Strauss & Co combined virtual auction exceeds sales during Covid-19 and affirms strong support for fine art collectables and fine wines

  Strauss & Co’s live virtual auction kicks off with white-glove wine session, with 500 bidders vying for rare and collectable wines in Strauss & Co’s virtual auction. Strauss & Co’s first virtual sale of South African and international fine wines, held in full compliance with national lockdown regulations, saw all 115 lots in this Bordeaux-themed sale find buyers. Hosted by online auction platform Invaluable.com, the white-glove sale – auction parlance for 100% sales in a sessi …



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Strauss & Co Fine Wine Auction online sale sets records during Lockdown

Bold strides in progress towards formalising SA’s fine wine market The Rhône-themed online wine auction held 6-14 April by Strauss & Co was the most successful sale to date, since the establishment of the exciting joint venture between WineCellar.co.za, Sommelier Higgo Jacobs and Strauss & Co. The Rhône-themed session formed part of the 19th century, Modern, Contemporary and Post-War Art, Decorative Arts, Jewellery sale which showed a record number of lots, sale-throughs and total online …



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Unique CWG Vinotheque Auction to Help Save Wine Industry Jobs

  The Cape Winemakers Guild was born from a commitment to excellence that can only exist on its communities’ pillars and with a significant focus on social responsibility. It was a clear-cut direction in the aftermath of COVID 19 to put together an initiative from which the broader wine community can benefit. In addition to the Guild’s annual Auction, which will be hosted live and online by the international auction house Bonhams on 3 October this year, the Guild will be holding a one-of-a- …



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Winnefolk Winners of Wine Online

White or red? We won’t make you chose. This week, we’ve rounded up some seasonal wines that will suit whatever your palate (and pocket) may prefer. Recently, we visited our friends at Meerhof who have been making wine in the heart of Riebeek Valley since 2001, during which time the wheat and sheep farm was converted into a working cellar. Today, Meerhof is synonymous with grapes sourced from vineyards predominantly in the Swartland region. Winemaker Jaco Brand’s lifelong expertise and keen eye f …



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