Stellenbosch producer Kleine Zalze has introduced a new range called Cleefs, which is targeted at the UK independent sector.
Richard Duckitt, winemaker at DGB’s Franschhoek Cellar in South Africa, shares his thoughts on what’s next for Sauvignon Blanc.
The 30th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction raised a record R11.9 million (£659k), as organisers hailed an “unprecedented surge in prices”.
South Africa needs to be serious about making terroir specific Sauvignon Blanc rather than “Coca-Cola wines” according to one of the key winemakers in the country.
South African winemakers have taken new steps to help prevent wine fraud.
Wines of the Beautiful South returned to Kensington Olympia for its second year with a new set-up and an increase in attendance.
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.
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.
South African winemakers are seeking to piggyback on the success of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc with their own cheaper versions of the popular style.
Organisers of the Nederburg Auction have hailed growing demand for high-end South African wines as this year’s event achieved record prices.
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