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Saturday 18 April 2015

South Africa

Are white blends SA’s best wines?

In a recent feature for the drinks business Tim Atkin MW asserted that South Africa’s best wines are its white blends. We asked South African winemakers for their thoughts.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Luxury lots unveiled for Cape auction

A catalogue for the charitable AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction 2015 has been released, featuring “money can’t buy” lots of rare wines.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Going around the blend

South Africa’s blended white wine is a flagship for the country’s overall offering. Tim Atkin MW takes us through this strengthening category

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 No Comments »

KWV ditches sulphur for Rooibos

South African producer KWV has launched a “natural” Pinotage using Rooibos and Honeybush wood in place of sulphur dioxide.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 3 Comments »

Van Rensburg to release anti-Swartland wine

Outspoken South African producer Andre van Rensburg of Vergelegen is to release a wine poking fun at the popularity of the Swartland.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 3 Comments »

WOSA opens HK office

Wines of South Africa is taking its Asian operations “to the next level” by opening of a dedicated office in Hong Kong.

Friday, October 31st, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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