Cederberg News

Wupperthal residents still devastated after fire

The blaze broke out in the Cederberg town last month, destroying 53 houses and five businesses.

EWN , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

Learners in fire-hit Wupperthal to return to school on 21 January

CAPE TOWN - The 2019 academic year will begin on Monday for scores of Wupperthal learners affected by a devastating fire in the Cederberg town.

EWN , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

Devastated Wupperthal to get disaster centre to aid 200 who lost homes

An old glove factory building in the remote town tucked away near the Cederberg mountains will become the command centre to prevent another disaster and to coordinate relief and rebuilding of the mission station.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

WATCH: Hermanus and Betty's Bay evacuated as strong winds fan fire

The Cederberg town is still reeling from a fire which broke out on December 30.

IOL , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

#EveryDropCounts: Dam levels in the Western Cape drop dangerously close to 50%

To date thanks to the hard work and efforts from partners including the West Coast District Municipality, Cederberg and Matzikama municipalities, water, electricity and communication infrastructure has been restored.

IOL , South Africa Jan 7, 2019

South Africa’s top 100 most highly rated wines

The most highly rated wines of the Cape over the past 10 years: White Wines CHARDONNAY Chamonix Reserve Fleur du Cap Unfiltered (Bergkelder) Groot Constantia Hamilton Russell Jordan Barrel Fermented Jordan Nine Yards Oak Valley Groenlandberg Paul Cluver Estate Rustenberg Five Soldiers Rustenberg Stellenbosch Sumaridge Tokara Reserve Collection Stellenbosch Uva Mira Single Tree CHENIN BLANC Beaumont Hope Marguerite Botanica DeMorgenzon Reserve Ken Forrester FMC Kleine Zalze Vineyard Selection Spier 21 Gables Stellenrust Barrel Fermented SAUVIGNON BLANC Cape Point Reserve Cederberg Diemersdal Eight Rows Diemersdal MM Louw Ghost Corner (Cederberg) Graham Beck Pheasants' Run Kleine Zalze Family Reserve Sur Lie Tokara Reserve Collection Elgin SEMILLON Ghost Corner (Cederberg) WHITE BLENDS Cape Point Isliedh Flagstone Treaty Tree Reserve Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Nederburg Ingenuity Nitida Coronata Integration Sadie Palladius Spier Creative Block 2 Strandveld Adamastor Tokara Director's Reserve Vergelegen G.V.B Sparkling Wine CAP CLASSIQUE Graham Beck Brut Blanc de Blancs Villiera Monro Brut Red Wines CABERNET FRANC Raats Family Warwick CABERNET SAUVIGNON Cederberg Five Generations Eikendal Flagstone Music Room Kanonkop Kleine Zalze Family Reserve Kleine Zalze Vineyard Selection Le Riche Reserve Nederburg Two Centuries Rustenberg Peter Barlow Stark-Condé Three Pines MERLOT Shannon Mount Bullet PETIT VERDOT KWV Mentors PINOT NOIR Chamonix Reserve Hamilton Russell Newton Johnson Family Vineyards Paul Cluver Seven Flags PINOTAGE Beyerskloof Diesel Diemersdal Reserve Diemersfontein Carpe Diem Reserve Flagstone Writer's Block Kanonkop KWV Mentors Rijk's Reserve Simonsig Redhill Spier 21 Gables Wildekrans Barrel Select Reserve Windmeul Reserve SHIRAZ / SYRAH Cederberg De Grendel Eagles' Nest Groot Constantia Hartenberg Stork Kleine Zalze Family Reserve Rustenberg Buzzard Kloof Syrah Saronsberg Saronsberg Provenance RED BLENDS Delaire Graff Botmaskop Diemersdal Private Collection Ernie Els Signature Kanonkop Paul Sauer KWV Mentors Orchestra La Motte Pierneef Syrah Viognier Morgenster Estate Reserve Rust en Vrede Estate Saronsberg Full Circle Spier Creative Block 3 Spier Creative Block 5 Tokara Director's Reserve Sweet Wines UNFORTIFIED DESSERT Fleur du Cap Noble Late Harvest (Bergkelder) Groot Constantia Grand Constance Klein Constantia Vin de Constance Mullineux Straw Wine Nederburg Edelkeur Chenin Blanc Noble Late Nederburg Eminence Noble Late Muscadel Nederburg Winemasters Noble Late Harvest Paul Cluver Riesling Noble Late Harvest FORTIFIED DESSERT Nuy White Muscadel Orange River Cellars White Muscadel CAPE PORT Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve The SA Wine and Cellar Classifications are based on reviews by the most respected panels of judges locally and internationally: Best Value Wines Guide – South Africa Cab Franc Challenge – South Africa Cap Classique Challenge – South Africa Cape Port Challenge – South Africa Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships – United Kingdom Chardonnay du Monde – France Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge – South Africa Concours Mondial de Bruxelles – Belgium Concours Mondial du Sauvignon – Belgium Decanter World Wine Awards – United Kingdom Drinks Business Global Masters – United Kingdom Effervescents du Monde – France International Wine & Spirit Competition – United Kingdom International Wine Challenge – United Kingdom Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards – South Africa Muscats du Monde – France Muskadel SA Awards – South Africa National Wine Challenge – South Africa Perold Cape Blend Competition – South Africa Pinotage Rosé Competition – South Africa Platter’s South African Wine Guide Rosé Rocks – South Africa SA Terroir Wine Awards – South Africa Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 Competition – South Africa Shiraz SA Challenge – South Africa Six Nations Wine Challenge – Australia Sommeliers Selection – South Africa Syrah du Monde – France Top 10 Pinotage Competition – South Africa Trophy Wine Show – South Africa Ultra Value Wine Challenge – South Africa Veritas Awards – South Africa Winemag.com – South Africa The full classifications and more information about the selection criteria can be viewed at www.topwinesa.com

IOL , South Africa Jan 7, 2019

WATCH: Cops investigating a case of arson behind Wupperthal fire

Cederberg mayor William Farmer said: “We have started erecting structures in the area.

IOL , South Africa Jan 3, 2019

Fire destroys 10 cars at Goodwood car dealership

This comes mere days after another fire in the Cederberg town of Wupperthal ripped through several houses leaving scores of people displaced.

EWN , South Africa Jan 1, 2019

Wupperthal fire: Police investigating arson case after fire ravaged historic town

The small Cederberg town saw its Moravian Mission Station, clinic and town hall completely destroyed over the weekend.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 1, 2019

Scores of Wupperthal residents left to pick up pieces following fire

CAPE TOWN – Scores of Wupperthal residents are spending their New Year’s Day picking up the pieces left in the wake of a fire that spread through the Cederberg town.

EWN , South Africa Dec 31, 2018