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Rascallion Wines

Launched in 2018, Rascallion Wines source complete wines from their partner wine cellars in Stellenboch, Swartland, Darling and Robertson. They want to change the conversation of wine by not bombarding their clients with history, terroir and complicated jargon, but rather focus on providing interesting wines for everyone to enjoy! Ross Sleet, AKA ‘The Rascal’, entered the industry in the UK back in 2002. He completed a spell at Matthew Clark and Constellation Europe in the UK, Klein Zalze and Distell in South Africa and MMI in Tanzania.  This experience led to the founding of Rascallion wines with business partner, David Kretzmar. Ross grew up wine wise so the balance of drinkability and enjoyability finds expression in the wines he creates with the help [...]
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Niu

An exciting collaboration between Frogitt & Vonkel, Joostenberg and Alta Alella in Barcelona, Spain. We’ve been importing the fabulous premium Cava’s of Alta Alella near Barcelona for years. Owner, Josep-Maria was inspired by the winelands of South Africa when he began visiting his daughter whilst she studied her PHD at UCT. A wine-fueled lunch with our owner John Woodward saw the start of an idea to produce an organic MCC from Chenin Blanc. The vineyards of Joostenberg were identified as perfect, and another wine-filled lunch later Tyrell Myburg of Joostenberg was onboard! Barn Swallows choose to mate for life and migrate seasonally between Europe and South Africa, returning to the same nesting site each year. In Spain their nests, Called “Niu” [...]
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