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Wednesday 24 August 2016 loc: GB

South Africa

Tesco launches finest* wine case

Fans of South African wine can now pick up a four-bottle case of British supermarket Tesco’s own-label finest* South African wine for just £16.50 – saving £5.50 on the normal cost.

Thursday, March 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Cape crusaders: SA wine festival announced

Wines of South Africa have announced its annual Discover South African Wine festival in Hong Kong which will be held at Hotel Icon on 11 April.

Monday, March 7th, 2016 No Comments »

KWV appoints new UK distributor

South African wine producer KWV has appointed North South Wines as its UK distributor, effective from 27 April 2016.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Distell aims to double in size by 2020

Africa’s Distell Group has revealed plans to double in size by 2020, following a record 2015 festive trading period.

Thursday, February 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Weak South African rand impacts wine industry, producers warn

South African producers are worried the weak rand will impact investments and marketing of wine, as production costs rise.

Thursday, February 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Hamilton Russell: no longer ‘cool’ to dislike Pinotage

South Africa’s much maligned red grape Pinotage is becoming ‘cool’ in the eyes of a new generation of open-minded wine drinkers, according to Anthony Hamilton Russell.

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Single bottle raises £60k at Cape Wine Auction

South Africa’s Cape Wine Auction has set an all-time event record for a single bottle of wine, raising £57,000 (ZAR1.3m) for a bottle of Touch Warwick 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon.

Monday, February 15th, 2016 2 Comments »

Liberty adds three SA wines to portfolio

Liberty Wines has added three South African wineries to its portfolio, the latest UK merchant to bolster its offering from the country this year.

Friday, February 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Morgenhof joins Louis Latour

Louis Latour Agencies has announced it has added South African estate Morgenhof to its portfolio.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Currency woes spoil the SABMiller party

The crushing depreciation of the South African rand, one of brewer SABMiller’s key operating currencies, has severely held back its reported third quarter results.

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 No Comments »

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