Attendees of an event in London today agreed that South African wine over £10 can compete on price and quality with equivalents from classic European wine regions such as Bordeaux and Burgundy.
English entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson is to buy Mont Rochelle Hotel & Mountain Vineyard in the South African region of Franschhoek.
Kumala has partnered with Pathé to become the official sponsor of the UK DVD release of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
The Wine Explorers explore the traditions of a South African Braai while sampling a glass or two of the country’s native Pinotage.
South Africa’s 2014 harvest is expected to drop by 4.7% this year following a record harvest in 2013, a US government report has predicted.
PLB has furthered its reach into the UK on-trade by securing a deal to provide South African wines to pub and restaurant group Mitchells & Butler.
Wines of South Africa is to have its biggest ever presence at ProWein this year in what has been dubbed a “landmark” year.
Amarula is set to launch the first addition to its portfolio for 25 years, Amarula Gold – a clear 30% abv spirit.
A Heineken truck carrying hundreds of crates of beer was cleaned out “within minutes” by passing looters after it crashed in South Africa.
The UK offers the greatest potential for South African wine over £10 according to the chairman of PIWOSA, Rollo Gabb.
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