Muratie Story

A letter from Rijk Melck

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 to host their second Mini Port Festival on Saturday 25th July

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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A story to tell

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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