Organisers of the Nederburg Auction have hailed growing demand for high-end South African wines as this year’s event achieved record prices.
The International Wine & Spirit Competition has revealed its medal winners from South Africa and South America to tie in with the Beautiful South tasting in London.
South Africa might be considered a new world wine region, but its winemaking history dates back some 300 years.
Origin Wine have introduced the Stormhoek Stack to the UK, a 750ml ‘bottle’ of wine separated into four glasses that can be snapped apart and shared.
Former London restauranteur, Martin Lam, will be leading ‘Sommelier Talks’ at this years Beautiful South wine fair.
A South African brewer has launched a tongue-in-cheek attack on so-called ‘hipsters’ with a series of humorous adverts.
Antipodean Pinot Noir, southern French heavyweights and the delights of Hong Kong’s newest addition to the cocktail scene feature in this week’s round-up.
A man was taken ill after almost swallowing a rotting lizard found floating in his beer.
Cleaner plant material, improved fruit quality and more sensitive vinification are all contributing to the rehabilitation of South Africa’s divisive Pinotage variety.
South Africa’s 2014 wines are “really going to sort the sheep from the goats”, according to producers who acknowledged one of the most difficult growing seasons in their careers.
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