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Morgenster Wine & Olive Estate in Somerset West, 35 minutes from Cape Town, is at the gateway to the Western Cape wine-growing region. It is a thriving olive and wine farm dating back to 1711, producing internationally acclaimed Bordeaux-style wines and extra virgin olive oil of astounding quality.

The Morning Star within a scallop shell as depicted on the front gable of Morgenster's beautiful manor house, the private home of owner Giulio Bertrand, is the Estate's signature and features on the labels of its fine wines and olive products.

Visitors to the Estate's stylish Revel Fox designed tasting room,which is set against the Schaapenberg and overlooks a reed lined dam and the Helderberg, can enjoy a wine tasting experience unique in South Africa. The Estate's philosophy is to release its red Bordeaux style blends only when they have developed and aged to potential and the cellar therefore houses highly awarded earlier vintages under its Morgenster and Lourens River Valley labels. Visitors can also enjoy Giulio Bertrand's three Italian Collection wines from his small sangiovese and nebbiolo vineyards and be guided through an olive oil tasting of intriguing complexity.

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Morgenster releases its two 2011 red Bordeaux blends
Morgenster owner Giulio Bertrand showcased his two 2011 red Bordeaux blends in April this year to coincide with ...
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Morgenster winemaker Henry Kotzé on his two “Best” trophies for Morgenster White 2013 at Old Mutual Show
Morgenster White 2013, which won both the Grand Roche Trophy for Best White Blend and the Trophy for the Best ...
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P.O. Box 1616, Somerset West, 7129, South Africa
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