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Collection: Solitary Wines

winemaker Joshua in winefields

I was born and raised on the family vineyard farm, Karibib, studied winemaking and started traveling the world doing as many harvests in as many areas as possible. I returned to South Africa for a job as winemaker in 2003 and was eager to show what I’ve learned abroad.

In 2010 however things changed suddenly when my Dad passed and I had to take over the family farm. It took me 3 year to realise I needed to start making wine again to keep my sane – the SOLITARY project was born. I wanted to show the strength of the Terroir, minimalize additives, maximise effort in the vineyard and to have a sense of place in a bottle. This meant focusing on single vineyard wines.

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