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Friday 19 December 2014

South Africa

4G advances aim to be ‘best wine of the Southern Hemisphere’

The man behind South Africa’s ambitious 4G wine venture has acknowledged the challenge of creating a “new category” for the global wine market.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Kleine Zalze bolsters indie offer

Stellenbosch producer Kleine Zalze has introduced a new range called Cleefs, which is targeted at the UK independent sector.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Q&A: Richard Duckitt, DGB

Richard Duckitt, winemaker at DGB’s Franschhoek Cellar in South Africa, shares his thoughts on what’s next for Sauvignon Blanc.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

CWG hails best ever auction

The 30th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction raised a record R11.9 million (£659k), as organisers hailed an “unprecedented surge in prices”.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Day: ‘No one wants Coca-Cola wines’

South Africa needs to be serious about making terroir specific Sauvignon Blanc rather than “Coca-Cola wines” according to one of the key winemakers in the country.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

South Africa introducing wine holograms

South African winemakers have taken new steps to help prevent wine fraud.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Beautiful South back with a flourish

Wines of the Beautiful South returned to Kensington Olympia for its second year with a new set-up and an increase in attendance.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Distell ramps up premium activity in UK

South Africa’s largest wine producer, Distell, is ramping up its activity in the UK in a bid to triple its share of the South African premium wine market in Britain.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

There’s ‘no need’ for alchemy in the cellar

Winemakers should be less focused on trying to be alchemists in the cellar and instead work towards expressing their piece of dirt according to one of South Africa’s leading winemakers.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

South Africa to ape Marlborough success

South African winemakers are seeking to piggyback on the success of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc with their own cheaper versions of the popular style.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

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