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Tuesday 13 October 2015

South Africa

Cape Wine 2015: the round-up

Simone Madden-Grey reports from the “extremely well organised” fair bringing together the brightest and the best in the South African wine trade.

Friday, October 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Adi Badenhorst bottles South Africa’s first Barbarossa

Badenhorst Family Wines has bottled the first certified Barbarossa wine in South Africa.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Napoleon drank Champagne and ‘Cape’ wine in exile

It is well known that Napoleon drank Vin de Constance while in exile on St Helena, but his cellar was apparently much broader than first thought.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Klein Constantia going to ‘the next level’

South African producer Klein Constantia is “taking it to the next level” says winemaker Matthew Day.

Friday, September 25th, 2015 No Comments »

South Africa faces up to profit warning

South Africa’s wine industry faces a real threat to its future if the country cannot raise prices to resolve the current lack of profitability.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 No Comments »

10 Cape winemakers to watch

the drinks business picks out some rising South African stars who are bringing their own fresh ideas to reveal an exciting new slant to the country’s wine scene.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

South Africa’s brightest stars descend on London

Thirty of South Africa’s most exciting winemakers will congregate in London’s Soho this Thursday for a “New Wave” tasting organised by five UK importers.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

South Africa in pictures

South Africa’s producers pulled out all the stops to entertain and impress visitors to Cape Wine 2015. the drinks business got stuck into a week of trebuchets, vertical tastings, errant goats and soaking up some spectacular scenary.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Blends key to South African identity

The proliferation of blended expressions from South Africa has been hailed as a sign of winemakers’ confidence and quest to carve a distinct image for the country.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Cape embraces grape exploration

South Africa is seeing a dramatic rise in new grape varieties as producers seek options that will secure the most sustainable future for their region.

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 No Comments »

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