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Malu Lambert: Interview with Klaas Stoffberg of Babylonstoren

“You’ve got to cultivate your garden,” says winemaker of Babylonstoren, Klaas Stoffberg. The line comes from Voltaire’s novella Candide, and it inspired the name...

Malu Lambert: Interview with Bernard le Roux of Zorgvliet

Tall, and wiry with a surfer’s coiled energy Bernard Le Roux hops up into his vintage Landrover—we’ve met at the cellar—and drives us to...

Malu Lambert: Interview with Rianie Strydom of Strydom Family Wines

Rianie Strydom has this way of focusing her attention on you that makes you feel that what you’re saying is important. A conversation with...

Malu Lambert: Interview with Warren Ellis of Neil Ellis Wines

“We’re making wines to age,” says Warren Ellis. Warren, the eldest son of Neil Ellis, teamed up with his dad several years ago to...

Malu Lambert: Interview with Krige Visser of Arcangeli

Krige Visser is part bearded sage, part supressed Afrikaans novelist, part winemaker and marketer; and all hedonist. “My motto has always been one of...

Malu Lambert: Interview with Nic van Aarde of Warwick

Nic van Aarde is wearing a black t-shirt emblazoned in gold with the words "Warwick Harvest 2018". Noticing my look, he says with a...

Malu Lambert: Interview with Jurgen Gouws of Intellego

I get the feeling that Jurgen Gouws is pretty much always smiling. Winemaker of his own Swartland label, Intellego, he moves through the world...

Malu Lambert: Interview with Craig Wessels of Restless River

Any day that begins in a drop-top 110 Land Rover is bound to be interesting. Even more so when it’s Craig Wessels of Restless...