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Magazine Archives: April 30, 2009

Johann Rupert Sets a Quick and Steady Pace

A remade L'Ormarins joins the ranks of South Africa's top wineries
James Molesworth
Issue: April 30, 2009

Johann Rupert is hard to keep up with. As he gives a walking tour of his new L'Ormarins winery, the tall and engaging Rupert, 58, moves quickly and talks at great length. When he finally stops and sets his deep stare on you to make sure he's made his point, it can be fixating.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 23, 2009.

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