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Tim Atkin MW

Share in 40 years of rare wine heritage

Posted on February 12th, 2014  |  Comments Off

Rare value will be recognised – and rewarded. That’s the promise from a panel of top local and international wine judges appointed to moderate entries to the 40th Nederburg Auction to be held on 12th & 13th Septemberthis year.South African producers were invited this week to start submitting exclusive, rare wines of enduring quality in line with the demands of increasingly discerning buyers. “The event was founded 40 years ago..


The 2014 Nederburg Auction Selection Panel

Posted on February 10th, 2014  |  Comments Off

Introducing the 2014 Nederburg Auction wine selection panel. This 11-strong team of local and international wine judges will be responsible for selecting South Africa’s finest, rare wines, to be auctioned at the 40th annual event on 12th and 13th September at Nederburg in Paarl. Tim Atkin MW


Authenticity and exclusivity underpin 2013 Nederburg Auction

Posted on September 8th, 2013  |  Comments Off

An unprecedented 91% increase in price per litre paid at the 2013 Nederburg Auction is excellent news for South African producers, and an affirmation that the event’s increased focus on quality is paying off. Organisers of South Africa’s premier fine wine auction say the increase comes on top of a further overall income result of R4, 38 million – more than double the amount expected due to reduced volumes on auction. “We are delighted that the lowering of volumes, brought about by a tough selection panel,..

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A new direction: the Nederburg Auction’s focus on authenticity

Posted on September 4th, 2013  |  Comments Off

At the pre-auction tasting events earlier in July, we took the opportunity to chat to a few buyers and media who have attended the auction on several occasions, to find out their views on the revised focus for this year’s event.  For us this involves actively pursuing greater authenticity in both the user experience and origin of wines on offer. We captured some of the comments on camera - view this brief two-minute clip:

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Top wine blogger announced as keynote speaker for Nederburg Auction 2013

Posted on July 31st, 2013  |  Comments Off

It was a chance pairing of California chardonnay with lobster and potatoes that set top wine blogger and 2013 Nederburg Auction keynote speaker Joe Roberts on his life-long pursuit of all things wine. Roberts, one of the most influential and popular wine bloggers in the US and founder of the award-winning, will be focusing on how South African wine producers can best market SA wines to young US consumers during his address at the Auction on 7 September. He..