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Brözel Günter

The German Günter Brözel was a graduate of the State Teaching and Research Institute for Viticulture and Fruit Growing in Weinsberg (Württemberg). In 1956, the then owner of the Nederburg (Paarl) Winery, Georg Graue, hired him as Technical Director after the death of his son in a plane crash. After Graue's death in 1959 he took over the business. Günter Brözel established the world reputation of this winery, he worked there for 33 years (even after the sale to Stellenbosch Farmer's Winery in 1966). There he created the first South African Botrytis wine and called it Edelkeur. He was also one of the initiators of the "Nederburg Wine Auction" which took place on Nederburg. He was also instrumental in the successful reconstruction of the Neethlingshof Estate and Stellenzicht wineries. In the meantime, however, he has retired.

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