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Here you'll find all our media material. For convenience and in case you've missed any, we've also published all the auction newsflash mailers that contain news and updates leading up to the two-day event.
 

Nederburg Auction 2017 Sales Results and Highlights

In pursuit of perfection, the 2017 Nederburg Auction has won new fans and impressed existing ones too. A change in format has been a very welcome update with producers and participants very complimentary of the event; having a day for tasting all auction wines (Friday 15th September) in a spacious, relaxed and exciting atmosphere and the auction on a single day (Saturday 16th September). Ken Forrester said: “A fantastic …

One million rand raised for charity at the Nederburg Auction

A staggering one million rand was raised for this year’s Nederburg Auction charity beneficiary, sp(i)eel. Punters at the 43rd Nederburg Auction were treated to world-class cuisine after the main auction concluded. Before the main course was served guests generously opened their wallets during the Charity Auction, masterfully directed by Roland Peens of Wine Cellar. sp(i)eel is an arts therapies collective, nonprofit …

Nederburg Auction continues its Pursuit of Perfection

Wine enthusiasts from around the world descended on Nederburg in Paarl for the 43rd Nederburg Auction on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th September. A change in format, an increase in private wine enthusiasts and record red wine prices made for a positive and well-received Auction. It all began on Friday, which was dedicated to the Auction tasting of all but the rarest wines as a prelude to auction day on Saturday. Just short …

2017 Nederburg Charity Auction Beneficiary & Items Announced

The Nederburg Charity Auction has become a proud tradition of the annual Nederburg Auction, raising much needed funds for discerning beneficiaries. The Charity Auction will be held on Saturday 16 September at Nederburg in Paarl after the main auction has concluded and while invited guests will sit down to a gourmet lunch inspired by celebrity chef, Liam Tomlin. Some of those taking part in the 43rd Nederburg Auction have …

Excitement is growing for the 2017 Nederburg Auction

Buyers for this year’s Nederburg Auction were given an opportunity in early August to sample all but the rarest wines going under the hammer at the 43rd Nederburg Auction in September. Buyers and wine critics alike have been suitably impressed with the exceptional quality of the wines on offer and those wanting to bid are keeping their bidding strategies and selections a closely guarded secret. The selection has received …

2017 Nederburg Auction Wine Preview Events

South Africa’s pursuit of the perfect wine started when the first grapes were pressed in the Cape in 1659. Today producers are challenged like never before in this quest. It demands great respect – for heritage, for terroir, for obsession even, to get it right. With each turn of the press they are forging our iconic wines one bottle at a time. It is these iconic wines that have been selected by an international panel …

Nederburg Auction – in Pursuit of Perfection, the 2017 Collection

Pursuit of Perfection is the theme for the 43rd Nederburg Auction and this is clearly evident in the wines on offer, the judging panel, the wine selection process and how the Auction itself is evolving to ensure it remains relevant, world-class and sustainable. The international panel of judges, consisting of global wine experts and Masters of Wine (MW), had their palates tested to the limits when they selected the 129 …

Nederburg Auction – Autioneers Bursary Initiative

South Africa’s longest running fine wine auction, the Nederburg Auction, introduced an initiative to assist aspiring young viticulturists who have the desire and motivation to complete their studies in Viticulture and kick start their careers. The Auctioneers Initiative, a collaboration between the Nederburg Auction and auctioneers Anthony Barne MW of Bonhams and David Elswood of Christies, aims to identify young …

Nederburg Auction: Year-on-year improvement in quality of premium SA wines entered

South African wine producers are taking wine competitions far more seriously in recent times and responding with a greater degree of self-curation when presenting premium wines for inclusion at the annual Nederburg Auction. According to Auction Manager, Dalene Steyn the judges at this year’s Auction Selection Tasting concurred that the slightly lower number of wines presented for tasting – 401 compared to the record …

Nederburg Charity Auction assists local organisation

The annual Nederburg Charity Auction cheque handover took place on Friday, 10 March at Nederburg Wine Estate, where two deserving Boland based organisations were the recipients of funds raised at last year’s annual charity auction. The charity auctions forms part of the annual Nederburg Auction, and is an opportunity for the industry to support and invest in the future of new wines and wine makers. 2016 charity …