South Africa

MMI pounces on South African market opportunity

Dubai-based drinks retailer, Maritime & Mercantile International (MMI), has acquired a South African distributor and the right to distribute Asahi’s portfolio in the country as it seeks to capitalise on the market's "size and opportunity".

China’s wine imports up from January to August

China’s wine imports continued an upward trend seen in previous months, showing increases in both volume and value in the first eight months of the year, the latest figures from China Association of Imports and Export of Wine & Spirits have shown.

Delheim’s Michael ‘Spatz’ Sperling passes away aged 87

The patriarch of South Africa's Delheim winery in Stellenbosch, winemaker Michael Hans 'Spatz' Sperling, has died at the age of 87.

New record price for red at CWG auction

The 33rd Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild auction came close to setting a new record again this year for its total price but did manage to set a new price for a single case of red wine sold.

Uncorked: Andrea Mullineux

September 21st, 2017

Distell sells off wine brands

September 4th, 2017

The Proust Q&A: Bruce Jack

August 22nd, 2017

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