South Africa’s 2014 harvest is expected to drop by 4.7% this year following a record harvest in 2013, a US government report has predicted.
PLB has furthered its reach into the UK on-trade by securing a deal to provide South African wines to pub and restaurant group Mitchells & Butler.
Wines of South Africa is to have its biggest ever presence at ProWein this year in what has been dubbed a “landmark” year.
Amarula is set to launch the first addition to its portfolio for 25 years, Amarula Gold – a clear 30% abv spirit.
A Heineken truck carrying hundreds of crates of beer was cleaned out “within minutes” by passing looters after it crashed in South Africa.
The UK offers the greatest potential for South African wine over £10 according to the chairman of PIWOSA, Rollo Gabb.
A new charity wine auction is to take place next month in South Africa to raise money for children’s education in the Cape’s winelands.
Argentina, Chile and South Africa are teaming up again at this year’s Prowein under the new banner, “The Beautiful South”.
The wine enthusiast is spoilt for choice when searching for a holiday that combines luxury accommodation with world-class wine tasting.
The International Wine & Spirit Competition is inviting the trade to attend its 2014 South African showcase tasting on Thursday 6 February in Paarl.
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