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Wednesday 28 September 2016 loc: GB

South Africa

Aldi aims £2.99 ‘craft wine’ range at millennial market

Supermarket chain Aldi is looking to tap into the craft beer loving millennial market by releasing a range of low-price ‘craft wines’.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 No Comments »

SA distillery creates first ‘virgin’ G&T

A South African distillery has released the first pre-mixed gin and tonic that promises not to leave you with a sore head.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 No Comments »

WOSA Sommelier Cup winners announced

Marc Almert from Germany is the winner of the 2016 Wines of South Africa International Sommelier Cup with Joe Yang of Macau and Nathan Morrell of Canada tying for second place.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 No Comments »

New on Wine List Confidential: Villandry

Wine List Confidential takes a look at the energetic little list at Villandry St James, where new wave South Africa has become something of a speciality…

Monday, September 26th, 2016 No Comments »

South Africa’s top 10 fastest-growing grape plantings

As South African winemakers continue to test the limits of their country’s terroir, we count down the top 10 fastest-growing grape varieties on the Cape.

Monday, September 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Cinsault tipped as ‘South Africa’s Malbec’

The growing revival of old vine Cinsault in South Africa, once the country’s most planted variety, has seen one commentator predict that it could become the South African equivalent of Argentine Malbec.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Robinson’s Brewery expands SA wine offer

Robinson’s Wines, part of Robinson’s Brewery has bolstered its South Africa offer with the addition of tree new boutique producers from the Cape to its portfolio.

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 No Comments »

db Lookalike: Newton Johnson / Klopp

When db attended Roger Jones’s African Safari bash over the weekend, we were surprised to see Liverpool FC’s ebullient German coach Jürgen Klopp pouring wines… until we realised it was actually Bevan Newton Johnson.

Monday, September 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Atkin reveals 2016 South African Cape classifications

Tim Atkin MW has released his 2016 classification of South African wine producers following the 2015 vintage, which he said was the best he had tasted in 26 year’s of writing about the country’s wines.

Thursday, September 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Mullineux: South Africa ‘needs more wine ambassadors’

Chris Mullineux of Mullineux and Leeu Family Wines in the Swartland has said that he believes South Africa needs to focus more on its premium wine exports which can be championed by “wine ambassadors”.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 No Comments »

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