Archive | July, 2017

Who And What Was Paul Sauer?

4 Jul

With the long awaited release of the Paul Sauer 2014 vintage, we thought it fitting to add a small anecdote about who and what Paul Sauer was. Below follows a short piece written by co-owner, Johann Krige. Paul Oliver Sauer (1891 – 1979) was my and brother Paul’s grandfather from our mother’s side. Besides a [...]

International Markets – The United Kingdom:

4 Jul

Kanonkop has been actively marketing and selling its wine in the UK for about 30 years, and it’s one of our biggest export markets. When travelling abroad, please look out for our wines, you will find our full range of Reds, including the Kadette Pinotage which was recently listed, at the Majestic Wine Warehouse stores [...]

A Second Memoire Of Selling Wines In Central Africa – Mid 1980’s

4 Jul

(This is a follow-up on another memoire in our previous newsletter) Me and my Belgium escort, after obtaining a valid Burundian visa in my South African passport in Kinshasa , whilst being ‘illegally’ in the DRC (then Zaire) booked our flights from Kinshasa to Goma in the eastern side of the DRC with a connecting [...]