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New Wines, New Faces: Vilafonté

Two South African reds have been a "Long" time coming
James Molesworth
Posted: August 1, 2005

Who: Vilafonté is the new joint venture between American Zelma Long, who spent 18 years at Sonoma's Simi Winery as winemaker and CEO; her husband, viticulturist Phil Freese; and South African Mike Ratcliffe, whose family owns and runs Warwick Estate in Stellenbosch.

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