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Founded in 1983, Graham Beck Wines and its Robertson estate represent the Beck Family's dedication to excellence. At its helm is Graham and Rhona's son Antony Beck, who remains deeply invested in the business and focused on maintaining the brand's global reputation for impeccable quality and constant innovation.
Evident in the sparkling wine portfolio is Antony's deep love for fine wines, specifically Chardonnay and Pinot Noir the two foundation varietals of Graham Beck's prestigious Méthode Cap Classique production.
A selection of Beck family-owned ultra-premium still wines, namely Angela Estate and Capensis join the Cap Classiques as part of the Beck Family Wines repertoire. This range embodies the trailblazing family's ideals, sense of heritage, and commitment to producing wines synonymous with the utmost quality and authenticity.
Angela Estate, which Antony named after his wife, is a boutique family winery in Oregon's Willamette Valley with an international pedigree specializing in estate-grown Pinot Noir. Antony and Angela's involvement in the Yamhill-Carlton AVA vineyard began in 2006 as a collaboration with legendary Oregon winemaker Ken Wright. Over the past decade, the winery has gained critical reception and increased its production. Today, Angela Estate and new winemaker Alban Debeaulieu bottle the Angela Vineyard and Abbott Claim, both single-vineyard Pinot Noirs.
Capensis, meaning "from the Cape," is a joint venture between Antony and his long time friend Barbara Banke of Jackson Family Wines. In 2014, they acquired the breathtaking Fijnbosch Estate in Stellenbosch to produce Chardonnay, one of the few noble grape varietals Antony believes capable of showcasing a great vineyard site's full potential. Under winemaker Graham Weerts' guidance, the Capensis project has helped elevate South Africa to a world-class Chardonnay producer.
Antony, Angela, and their five children Emma, William, Andrew, Henry, and Lily reside in the United States on Gainesway Farm, the family's historic 1,500-acre Thoroughbred stud located in the heart of Kentucky's Bluegrass region. As president of Gainesway, Antony oversees the breeding operations for the property that has become one of Kentucky's most acclaimed stallion stations and is the only horse farm in the world to receive accreditation as an arboretum.
One of the most fundamental cornerstones of the Graham Beck ethos has always been that of family. We continue to be inspired by the passion Graham and Rhona displayed for the community and environment. It is only fitting that the generations to follow uphold this precious tradition. An extraordinary legacy of generosity and upliftment lives on within every aspect of this pioneering business.