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Friday 4 September 2015

South Africa

Atkin hails SA as ‘most exciting’ New World region

Tim Atkin MW has hailed South Africa as the “most dynamic and exciting winemaking country in the New World”, publishing his third annual report on Cape wines.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

WOSA gets social ahead of Cape Wine

Wines of South Africa is warming up its welcome ahead of next month’s Cape Wine 2015 with the launch of a social media campaign.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Rooibos: an alternative to sulphur?

A winery in Stellenbosch is channelling the antioxidant properties of South Africa’s native rooibos plant to avoid adding sulphur to its wines.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 1 Comment »

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 »

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