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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.
 

A stellar cast for the 2018 Nederburg Auction wine line-up

Now in its 44thyear, the Nederburg Auction has continually evolved to ensure it remains South Africa’s premier wine auction for fine, rare South African wines. It is therefore fitting that "Evolve" has been selected as the theme for this year’s auction. The wine industry itself is continually evolving to keep up with changing preferences, climate change, production techniques and internal and external factors. In order to …

World-class selection panel for the 2018 Nederburg Auction

A record number of entries have been received for the 2018 Nederburg Auction, which by all accounts, looks set to be another successful year for the participating producers. It is now up to the Selection Panel to taste and judge all entries blind before any wines are selected for inclusion at the 44th Nederburg Auction to be held in September this year. The wines will be selected by an internationally renowned selection panel …

Submissions open for the 2018 Nederburg Auction

Submissions are open for the 2018 Nederburg Auction and all local producers are encouraged to submit their most rare and icon wines before the deadline on Friday 9th February. Before making it to Auction, all wines will go through a thorough selection tasting chaired by internationally acclaimed UK wine critic Tim Atkin and local Master of Wine Cathy van Zyl. The panel consists of eight local and international global wine …

Winelands organisation sp(i)eel gets R1m boost from Nederburg Charity Auction

Earlier this week, local organisation sp(i)eel received just over one million rand from funds raised at the annual Nederburg Auction’s Charity Auction. Producers, buyers and supporters of the annual charity auction gave generous donations of wine, artwork, holidays and experiences abroad that were all auctioned by renowned wine industry personality Roland Peens at the event in September. The Charity Auction raised R505,000, …

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 …