Rooiberg takes over the Game Reserve range from Graham Beck

Rooiberg takes over the Game Reserve range from Graham Beck
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Johan du Preez, CEO of Rooiberg Winery, and Mossie Basson, conservationist at Graham Beck Wines recently received the Cape Fox trophy for best conservancy in the Western Cape area of the Conservation at Work organisation.

When it was announced last week that Graham Beck wines was going to focus exclusively on making MCCs, bubbly fans applauded while others wondered about the future of the fine wines in their still ranges.

The good news is that the future of the highly enjoyable and popular Game Reserve wines is guaranteed with Rooiberg as new custodian. The two wineries will collaborate to ensure consistency of quality, and the range will be distributed by Rooiberg from July. 

For each bottle sold R3 is contributed to the Wilderness Foundation’s conservation and education programme.

Rooiberg’s CEO Johan du Preez pointed out the following: .“As Graham Beck’s neighbour in the Rooiberg Breede River Conservancy, Rooiberg boasts a 50-year history and shares its dedication to quality wine production in harmony with nature and in the best interests of the community. Rooiberg is ISO 9001 and HACCP accredited, a certified Organic Producer of wine, registered for Integrated Production of Wine (IPW)."

The Game Reserve wines comprise seven varietal wines, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinotage.

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