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Wednesday 29 July 2015

South Africa

Diageo goes solo in South Africa

Diageo has decided to forge its own path in the buoyant South African market, restructuring its business through the termination of a series of joint ventures.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Alentejo the ‘Swartland of Portugal’

The expansive region of Alentejo is the “Swartland of Portugal” according to Portuguese wine expert Sarah Ahmed, due to a recent influx of exciting small growers.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

WOSA woos UK indies and on-trade

Wines of South Africa has announced plans for a new UK trade tasting later this year, which will target independent merchants, on-trade buyers and media.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Accolade’s Fish Hoek goes Fairtrade

South Africa’s Fish Hoek is to go Fairtrade from the 2015 vintage, becoming Accolade Wines’ first fully certified Fairtrade brand.

Monday, June 29th, 2015 No Comments »

SA wine served at Swedish royal wedding

A South African producer has revealed its Pinot Noir was among the wines selected by the King of Sweden to be served at his son’s wedding to Princess Sofia.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Cider stretching influence outside the UK

Cider will grow around 5% annually for the next five years thanks to the category strengthening its position in the US, Australia and South Africa, a market report has said.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Jackson Family Wines unveil Capensis

Jackson Family Wines has officially launched its debut South African wine, Capensis, a Chardonnay made using grapes from “extreme” and “exceptional” sites across the Western Cape.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Cape aims high with new classification

A new South African wine classification aims to tackle the country’s difficulty in building a more upmarket identity for its wines.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

SA go to country for affordable fine wine

South Africa has become the go to country for affordable fine wine, according to one of the country’s top Pinot Noir producers.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Top Pinot Noirs at £30+

When it comes to top end expressions of Pinot Noir, most people’s thoughts inevitably turn to Burgundy, but this roll call of excellence shows that today’s consumer has plenty of other options.

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 No Comments »

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