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Saturday 10 October 2015

South Africa

Flagstone celebrates ‘Cinderella’ Chenin

Bruce Jack of Accolade Wines has called Chenin Blanc “an extraordinary” variety as he unveiled a new wine to support his belief that South Africa’s high end success will be delivered through the on-trade.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 No Comments »

South Africa hits ‘tipping point’

After 21 years of South African democracy, representatives from the country’s wine sector and government have presented their vision of the industry’s way ahead.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 No Comments »

South Africa storms ahead in IWSC 2015

South African wine producers are celebrating “exceptional” results from this year’s International Wine & Spirit Competition, as the country achieved a 50% increase in Gold medals.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 No Comments »

South African wines shine in Macau

The Institute for Tourism Studies hosted a lavish dinner last night to show off some of South Africa’s most prominent winemakers.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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