A fire that has been raging on the Simonsberg mountain in South Africa is posing a serious threat to vineyards in Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschoek, local media are reporting.
Chinese investors are seeking wineries outside of France with tech entrepreneur William Wu buying a controlling stake in the Swartland Winery in South Africa.
The International Wine & Spirit Competition is inviting the trade to attend its 2014 South African showcase tasting on Thursday 6 February in Paarl.
Lethal Weapon actor Danny Glover has teamed up with South African producer KWV to launch a new range of wines called African Passion.
South African winemaker Bruce Jack of Flagstone in Somerset West has launched a £65 single vineyard Pinotage onto the market.
Nestled in a quiet corner, far from the madding crowds of Sloane Square, Roussillon takes its name from the French commune in the Lubéron.
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