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Monday 16 January 2017 loc: GB

South Africa

Cinsault tipped as ‘South Africa’s Malbec’

The growing revival of old vine Cinsault in South Africa, once the country’s most planted variety, has seen one commentator predict that it could become the South African equivalent of Argentine Malbec.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Robinson’s Brewery expands SA wine offer

Robinson’s Wines, part of Robinson’s Brewery has bolstered its South Africa offer with the addition of tree new boutique producers from the Cape to its portfolio.

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 No Comments »

db Lookalike: Newton Johnson / Klopp

When db attended Roger Jones’s African Safari bash over the weekend, we were surprised to see Liverpool FC’s ebullient German coach Jürgen Klopp pouring wines… until we realised it was actually Bevan Newton Johnson.

Monday, September 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Atkin reveals 2016 South African Cape classifications

Tim Atkin MW has released his 2016 classification of South African wine producers following the 2015 vintage, which he said was the best he had tasted in 26 year’s of writing about the country’s wines.

Thursday, September 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Mullineux: South Africa ‘needs more wine ambassadors’

Chris Mullineux of Mullineux and Leeu Family Wines in the Swartland has said that he believes South Africa needs to focus more on its premium wine exports which can be championed by “wine ambassadors”.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 No Comments »

Wine tourism investment untapped in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch needs to invest more tourism in order to realize its potential as a leading wine destination, an expert of American wine tourism has claimed.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

SA winemakers descend on UK for Intrepid

South Africa’s winemaking talent will be showcased in London next month as more than 100 of the country’s producers take part in the Intrepid trade tasting.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

Exploring hidden cocktail bars, mulling over South African wines with Chris Mullineux and a Veuve Clicquot boat party. It’s been an interesting week for the Hong Kong wine trade.

Monday, August 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 12 non-Italian Nebbiolos

Presenting 12 producers from around the world who are leading the way in the production of non-Italian Nebbiolo…

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 3 Comments »

Macau somm wins WOSA Asia Cup

The sommelier of Macau’s glitzy Studio City, Joe Yang has won the Asia semifinals of Wines of South Africa’s (WOSA) prestigious Sommelier Cup.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 No Comments »

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