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Friday 22 May 2015

South Africa

Going around the blend

South Africa’s blended white wine is a flagship for the country’s overall offering. Tim Atkin MW takes us through this strengthening category

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 No Comments »

KWV ditches sulphur for Rooibos

South African producer KWV has launched a “natural” Pinotage using Rooibos and Honeybush wood in place of sulphur dioxide.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 3 Comments »

Van Rensburg to release anti-Swartland wine

Outspoken South African producer Andre van Rensburg of Vergelegen is to release a wine poking fun at the popularity of the Swartland.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 3 Comments »

WOSA opens HK office

Wines of South Africa is taking its Asian operations “to the next level” by opening of a dedicated office in Hong Kong.

Friday, October 31st, 2014 No Comments »

4G advances aim to be ‘best wine of the Southern Hemisphere’

The man behind South Africa’s ambitious 4G wine venture has acknowledged the challenge of creating a “new category” for the global wine market.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Kleine Zalze bolsters indie offer

Stellenbosch producer Kleine Zalze has introduced a new range called Cleefs, which is targeted at the UK independent sector.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Q&A: Richard Duckitt, DGB

Richard Duckitt, winemaker at DGB’s Franschhoek Cellar in South Africa, shares his thoughts on what’s next for Sauvignon Blanc.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

CWG hails best ever auction

The 30th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction raised a record R11.9 million (£659k), as organisers hailed an “unprecedented surge in prices”.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Day: ‘No one wants Coca-Cola wines’

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.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

South Africa introducing wine holograms

South African winemakers have taken new steps to help prevent wine fraud.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

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