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Thursday 11 February 2016

South Africa

Queen serves Ridgeview to Chinese premier

China’s president Xi Jinping was treated to English sparkling wine, white Burgundy, first growth Bordeaux and Vin de Constance at last night’s UK state dinner.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 4 Comments »

WOSA celebrates end of Cape Wine in HK

Following on from Cape Wine in September, Wines of South Africa hosted a barbecue at the Consul General’s residence on the Peak.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Distell marks ‘step change’ with new packaging

Distell has launched new packaging for its Nederburg wine brand as part of a wider “step change” that will see it push for further growth in international markets.

Friday, October 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Cape Wine 2015: the round-up

Simone Madden-Grey reports from the “extremely well organised” fair bringing together the brightest and the best in the South African wine trade.

Friday, October 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Adi Badenhorst bottles South Africa’s first Barbarossa

Badenhorst Family Wines has bottled the first certified Barbarossa wine in South Africa.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Napoleon drank Champagne and ‘Cape’ wine in exile

It is well known that Napoleon drank Vin de Constance while in exile on St Helena, but his cellar was apparently much broader than first thought.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Klein Constantia going to ‘the next level’

South African producer Klein Constantia is “taking it to the next level” says winemaker Matthew Day.

Friday, September 25th, 2015 No Comments »

South Africa faces up to profit warning

South Africa’s wine industry faces a real threat to its future if the country cannot raise prices to resolve the current lack of profitability.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 No Comments »

10 Cape winemakers to watch

the drinks business picks out some rising South African stars who are bringing their own fresh ideas to reveal an exciting new slant to the country’s wine scene.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

South Africa’s brightest stars descend on London

Thirty of South Africa’s most exciting winemakers will congregate in London’s Soho this Thursday for a “New Wave” tasting organised by five UK importers.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

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