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Wednesday 24 September 2014

South Africa

Wine retailer helps build SA children’s centre

Virgin Wines has announced plans to help build a children’s “after-care facility” in South Africa.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Q&A: Peter Finalyson of Bouchard Finlayson

The Pinot pioneer on taking a softer approach, the sport of winemaking and why Pinot’s alluring and capricious nature gives him goose bumps.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

Q&A: Andrew Gunn of Iona

Andrew Gunn of Iona estate on bringing out the best in Pinot Noir from the cool, coastal climate of Elgin and this variety’s growing popularity among South African consumers.

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Craig Hawkins

The South African enfant terrible on time travel, turning water into wine and changing people’s perceptions of Pinotage.

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: May-Eliane de Lencquesaing

The grande dame of Bordeaux on living through World War Two, making the 1982 vintage at Château Pichon-Lalande and her admiration of the Queen.

Friday, January 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

Fine wine safari launches in Masai Mara

SA’s Wine Cellar and wildlife photographers Daryl and Sharna Balfour have joined forces to offer a fine wine safari in the Masai Mara.

Friday, January 17th, 2014 No Comments »

South African wine at record export level

Wine exports for South Africa in 2013 have topped the previous record with a 26% increase.

Monday, January 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

Globetrotter begins tour of world’s most obscure vineyards

A three-year journey to uncover the world’s least-publicised wine producing countries has started this month beginning with a tour of Africa.

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 3 Comments »

Iona goes up a gear under new agent

Elgin producer Iona is due to launch a series of wines into the UK next year, including a number of “second label” options as the estate builds a new partnership with importer Alliance Wine.

Monday, December 9th, 2013 No Comments »

Vergelegen transfers to John E Fells

South African wine producer Vergelegen has announced that it will be transferring the agency for its wines to John E Fells on 2 January 2014.

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 No Comments »

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