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South Africa

Uncorked: Devon Lochhead

Devon Lochhead, the sommelier at Hong Kong’s upscale New York/Italian eatery Carbone, speaks to dbHK about his first bottle of fine South African wine and his dream to one day make his own.

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Record snowfall in Sicily, the start of the SA harvest, Champagne and caviar on Blue Monday and a load of flaming koalas – all part of another very pedestrian week in drinks.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 No Comments »

Jackson Family Wines launches 2013 Vérité and Cardinale in HK

Jackson Family Wines launched its latest 2013 vintage from two of its premium California wineries – Vérité and Cardinale – in Hong Kong this week including two wines awarded 100 points by Robert Parker.

Thursday, January 19th, 2017 No Comments »

10 stellar South African Chenins

As the 2017 South African white grape harvest gets under way, we pick out 10 Chenins which display that magical combination of freshness, tension and mellifluous fruit that so many SA winemakers do so well.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Out of Africa: Grape explorations of South Africa

It wasn’t too long ago that South Africa was considered a wine region out of touch with its winemaking talent, which goes to show just how far the country has come.

Friday, January 6th, 2017 No Comments »

Wildfires damage four SA wine estates

Wildfires have damaged four wine estates in the Somerset area of South Africa’s Western Cape, including Vergelegen, Waterkloof, Morgenster and Lourensford.

Friday, January 6th, 2017 No Comments »

Five great Chardonnays from around the world

Following a comparative blind tasting in London last October, we bring you five great Chardonnays from five great wine-producing nations.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 No Comments »

Glenelly in wine tourism push

Glenelly, the Stellenbosch estate owned by Bordeaux doyenne May de Lencquesaing, is embarking on a tourism drive with a new restaurant, tasting room and museum.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 No Comments »

SA wine importer launches in HK

Maslow International, a specialist wine importer focusing exclusively on mid-priced South African wine has launched in Hong Kong.

Friday, December 9th, 2016 2 Comments »

Fair Trade wines rise 25% at The Co-op

The Co-op saw sales of Fairtrade wine grow 25% year-on-year as consumers increasingly look for ethical alternative, it has claimed.

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 No Comments »

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