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Winter pruning

Written by: Simonsig
August 20, 2018
Winter Pruning at Simonsig

During the winter months, before the new growth starts, one of the most laborious and  important activities in the vineyard is winter pruning. Mature vines left unpruned can become a tangled mass of growth, with grapes vying for sunlight and space, with …

Looking ahead: harvest 2018

Written by: Simonsig
November 30, 2017
Looking ahead: harvest 2018

The Western Cape’s drought is on everyone’s lips – it becomes part of every conversation. It affects everyone, especially our farmers. Who wants to see livestock and wildlife suffer or plants and trees wilting? Simonsig’s Managing Director and viticulturist Francois Malan shares …