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Monday 24 November 2014

South Africa

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 »

Nederburg Auction smashes records

Organisers of the Nederburg Auction have hailed growing demand for high-end South African wines as this year’s event achieved record prices.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

SA heads IWSC Beautiful South results

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.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

South Africa’s oldest wine estates

South Africa might be considered a new world wine region, but its winemaking history dates back some 300 years.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 6 Comments »

Stacked wine an Origin-al release

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.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Martin Lam to lead Beautiful South talks

Former London restauranteur, Martin Lam, will be leading ‘Sommelier Talks’ at this years Beautiful South wine fair.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Brewer declares war on ‘hipsters’

A South African brewer has launched a tongue-in-cheek attack on so-called ‘hipsters’ with a series of humorous adverts.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

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