De Trafford Newsletter


RETRO WINTER AND INSPIRING SPRING Back to some of the 70’s and early 80’s winters! Although only a little above average rainfall, the temperatures were well below recent averages. However, […]

De Trafford Wine Spectator Scores

Exciting news! Seven De Trafford Wines scored 90 points or more in the Wine Spectators latest report on South African wine titled “Hidden Gems: South Africa’s rich array of high […]

Newsletter May 2012

Finally our Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 is available… We have had several inquiries about our Cabernet from this exceptional vintage and are now very excited to release the wine. We didn’t […]


SEPTEMBER 28 – OCT 4, 2012 David & Rita Trafford in conjunction with wildlife authors & photographers Daryl & Sharna Balfour invite you to join them on an exclusive wine […]

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De Trafford Harvest Newsletter 2012

Harvest 2012 is upon us…! Things are humming again at De Trafford, not just in the tasting room, but in the fermentation room – not exactly a vast expanse of […]

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CAPE WINEMAKERS GUILD AUCTION 2011 It was with some trepidation that we had two wines on this year’s Auction, as well as the second highest amount of wine from one […]

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Newsletter and New Releases: August 2011

2011 harvest seems such a long time ago now. A hot, dry and fast harvest. Starting quite early and finishing very early around mid- March, but although one of our […]