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Van Loveren is South Africa’s leading family-owned wine farm, popular for a range of excellent wines and a welcoming, family-friendly experience. The farm is located in Robertson, about 175km east from Cape Town. The Retief family has been making wine since Hennie Sr. and Jean Retief bought the farm in 1937. The winery name is an ancestral connection: in 1699 Christina van Loveren left Holland by ship with her husband, Willem van Zyl, with the hope of a new beginning in South Africa. In the 60s, Wynand and Nico Retief, the sons of Hennie Sr. and Jean Retief, started making...