Spiced Duck with Vanilla-Celeriac-Potato-Puree and Ported-Blueberry Jus

A restaurant-style dish of duck with a homemade jus.


Living for the Love of Wine

It was at the Fruit and Wine Pairing during Vrede en Lust’s recent Harvest Celebration in March that this beautiful bright winemaker’s innate passion for and astounding knowledge of winemaking struck me for the first time.


Vrede en Lust Takes Top Honours at NWC for Best White and Red Bordeaux Blend

Vrede en Lust Wine Estate has shown its mastery in the making of both red and white blends with an impressive performance at the annual National Wine Challenge (NWC).


Lust Bistro & Bakery

As many of you may know, Cape Town is notorious for it's famous wine farms, in particular Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Franschhoek is one of my favourite areas to go to as it's known for it's beau


What makes a braai broodjie great?

The first braai broodjie was probably born out of what was available in the fridge: bread, cheese, sliced tomato, onion, and Mrs Ball’s chutney. Nonetheless it was an ingenious invention.


Vrede and Lust releases its first Sparkling Wine

Vrede en Lust recently launched its first sparkling wine to celebrate the lively, sparkling personality of Sarah, daughter of the owner of Vrede en Lust Estate, Dana Buys.


Vrede and Lust Celebrates 20 Years in the Wine Industry

On 3 October 1996, a brand-new era was beckoning in the history of Vrede en Lust Wine Estate, when the Buys family became the new owners.


Wine Review: Vrede en Lust Artisan Range Casey`s Ridge Syrah 2013

The Buys family of Vrede en Lust acquired Elgin property Casey’s Ridge in 2005 and this now seems to be coming in to its own.


Vrede en Lust reach major milestone in solar energy production

When it comes to championing the environment and farming for a sustainable future, few wine industry producers can hold a candle to Vrede en Lust.


Vrede en Lust gets a new bistro and bakery

Winelands bakeries and bistros are in high demand – especially for those who love to indulge in pastries and freshly baked goods.

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Intersection R45 and Klapmuts Rd Simondium Western Cape South Africa
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Nestled within a natural amphitheatre shaped by the vertical cliffs of the spectacular Simonsberg Mountain, lies Vrede en Lust Estate.
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