Ansela van de Caab 2015

In the words of Rijk Melck, custodian of the historic Muratie Estate: “I must say it was great pride, deep gratitude and warm memories that put a big smile on my face when we were honoured with a 2018 Platter’s five-star award for our flagship Bordeaux-style blend, Ansela van de Caab 2013.

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Medical degree for farmworkers' daughter

The Muratie team is incredible proud to share in Yvonne Dyum’s fantastic academic achievement. Both her parents Cynthia and Chriswell Dyum have been working at Muratie for over 26 years.

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Dear friend, I must confess I have never spent so much time watching political debates as I have been doing over the past 6 weeks. Eventually it became a “we shall overcomb” in the USA. Back home we are having our own sitcom. The last tirade of comrade Julius was not exactly what we would like to hear. Such vitriolic outbursts are not really going to help the cause of our beautiful country.

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muratie stellenbosch

Muratie, the historic Stellenbosch estate owned by the Melck family, is the proud recipient of Top 100 SA Wines 2016 status and a National Wine Challenge Double Platinum award for the Muratie Isabella Chardonnay 2015, as well as Double Gold for the Muratie Ansela van de Caab 2012.

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Muratie takes stock after week of dramatic wildfires

After a week that saw a wildfire of disastrous magnitude ravage the Simonsberg wine ward, Muratie Wine Estate is coming to terms with its impact on the farm, and turning their focus to the impending harvest.

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Following on from the success of their inaugural Mini Port Festival hosted last year, Muratie Estate, in conjunction with Juvenal Corks, will be hosting their 2015 Mini Port Festival on Saturday 25th July. So make the most of the Cape winter and head out to the historic Estate in Stellenbosch to join the Melck family and other leading South African Port producers for a memorable mellow day.

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Tucked into the exquisite Knorhoek Valley north of Stellenbosch, Muratie Wine Estate, under the stewardship of Rijk Melck and his family, has been at the heart of a lot of passionate debate. This debate is centred largely around the desire to protect a century’s old wine experience that is a magnet for wine lovers around the world.

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Ronelle de Villiers, born on 26 November 2014.
Congratulations to our winemaker, Hattingh de Villiers and his wife!!

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rentia retief

Rijk Melck, custodian of the historic Muratie Estate in Stellenbosch, is donating a generous prize to the art student who is judged to be the winner of the best painting showcased at Stellenbosch University’s Gradex 2014 exhibition.

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