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Monday 22 December 2014

South Africa

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 »

Top drinks in the Asian media

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.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Man finds dead lizard in beer

A man was taken ill after almost swallowing a rotting lizard found floating in his beer.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

South Africa tames ‘wild horse’ Pinotage

Cleaner plant material, improved fruit quality and more sensitive vinification are all contributing to the rehabilitation of South Africa’s divisive Pinotage variety.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 No Comments »

South Africa reviews ‘stressful’ 2014 vintage

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.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 No Comments »

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