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Swartland Winery - Swartland Wynkelder

   By J'nette on Thursday, November 04, 2004 - 01:04 pm: Edit Post

Swartland Winery - Swartland Wynkelder

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In 1948 fifteen farmers decided to form a co-operative wine cellar.

The chairman of this newly formed co-operative donated 4 hectares of his own land for the development of the winery.

Today Swartland Winery is the third largest co-operative cellar in South Africa.


   By Scapenotes Administrator on Saturday, November 06, 2004 - 10:34 am: Edit Post

Last night, South African Airways was serving Swartland Sauvignon Blanc in economy class. It was very popular with the Germans flying SA263 from Frankfurt to Cape Town on the new Airbus 340/600.

   By J'nette on Monday, December 05, 2005 - 05:12 pm: Edit Post

According to our local newspaper, 'Herald' 17th November 2005, Swartland Winery is one of the top 10 exporters in the South African wine industry.
Swartland Winery exports almost 2 million 6 bottle cases of wine to 35 countries worldwide.

Swartland Winery is also involved in nature conservation. Through the sales of their Eagle Crest range they donate towards the conservation of the "Witkruisarend" at Aquila Game Reserve.

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