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Wednesday 25 November 2015

South Africa

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

Heat and humidity still reign in Hong Kong, and so the db HK team this week sought shelter in the form of a Chateau Ksara feast and a South African braai.

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 No Comments »

South Africa: dry winter likely to affect harvest

Dry weather across South Africa is putting pressure on vineyards and may result in lower volumes, producers have warned.

Monday, November 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Queen serves Ridgeview to Chinese premier

China’s president Xi Jinping was treated to English sparkling wine, white Burgundy, first growth Bordeaux and Vin de Constance at last night’s UK state dinner.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 4 Comments »

WOSA celebrates end of Cape Wine in HK

Following on from Cape Wine in September, Wines of South Africa hosted a barbecue at the Consul General’s residence on the Peak.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Distell marks ‘step change’ with new packaging

Distell has launched new packaging for its Nederburg wine brand as part of a wider “step change” that will see it push for further growth in international markets.

Friday, October 16th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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