PROGRAM
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AMSTERDAM
Date: 4 JULY 2011
Venue:   NH Barbizon Palace Hotel, Prins Hendrikkade 59 - 72
1012AD, Amsterdam
www.nh-hotels.nl
 
Time Master Classes Speakers
  11:00 - 12:00
Tomorrow’s Stars
A new generation of South African winemakers is emerging. These exciting winemakers are pushing boundaries and finding new ways to build on the achievements of their mentors. We expect them to be the next decade’s legends.
 
Donovan Rall, Rall Wines
Howard Booysen, Howard Booysen Wines
Johann Fourie, KWV Wines
Peter-Allan Finlayson, Crystallum
 
  12:15 - 13:15
Sustainable South Africa
South African wineries are leading the world in production integrity. A myriad of initiatives cover environmental, social and economic sustainability. Leading wineries will present uniquely South African responses to conserving biodiversity, reintroducing natural flora and fauna, more natural farming methods, as well as the upliftment of workers.
 
Drikus Heyns, Durbanville Hills
Johan De Villiers, Spier
Samuel Viljoen, Tukulu
Simon Back, Backsberg
 
  13:15 - 15:00
Lunch at Restaurant Vermeer
   
  15:00 - 16:00
Flagship Reds
Winemakers will present some of South Africa’s iconic and ultra premium red wines. These highly recognised reds will include single varietal and blended wines, as well as some older vintages.
 
Abrie Beeslaar, Kanonkop
Christo Le Riche, Le Riche
José Conde, Stark-Condé
 
  16:00 - 17:00
New Naturals
An opportunity to experience “site specific” wines that reflect the different terroir of South Africa. Specifically, we will pay attention to wines that express natural growing methods and winemaking techniques, including biodynamic, sulphite-free and organic wines.
 
Adi Badenhorst, Badenhorst Family Wines
Johan Delport, Waverley Hills
Werner Engelbrecht, Waterkloof
 
  17:00 - 18:00
Cheese and South African wine