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South Africa

The underrated ageing potential of South African reds?

One of the more interesting events during Hong Kong’s recent South African Wine Festival was a tasting of five back vintages from the library stock of four iconic wineries, writes Ivy Ng.

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 1 Comment »

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

Lashings of Spanish ham and Portuguese wine, Mr Black espresso martinis and Indonesian sparklers… it’s been an eclectic week for the dbHK team.

Friday, April 29th, 2016 No Comments »

SA winemaker launches world’s first ‘neurowine’

South African winemaker Pieter Walser is to launch a wine that has used unconscious emotional and cognitive responses to determine the final wine style.

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 No Comments »

WOSA Sommelier Cup competition open

The prestigious Wines of South Africa Sommelier Cup competition is now open to entrants across Asia.

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Day taking Vin de Constance in a fresh direction

Matt Day, Klein Constantia’s young chief winemaker, is taking the jewel in its crown – Vin de Constance – in a fresh direction through a series of tweaks.

Monday, April 25th, 2016 1 Comment »

Uncorked: Neil Grant

The former Chairman of the South African Sommeliers Association, Neil Grant speaks to dbHK about an unforgettable bottle of Château Haut-Brion 1951 and wanting to serve Pol Roger Winston Churchill to Winston Churchill.

Monday, April 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Neil Grant: SA wines ‘have come of age’

South Africa’s young winemakers are steadily putting South African wines on the map, says Neil Grant, founding member of the South African Sommeliers Association.

Friday, April 22nd, 2016 1 Comment »

The week in pictures Hong Kong

Burgundy, South Africa and California and the promise of Argentine Malbec to come dominated this week’s HK diary.

Friday, April 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Duncan Savage to leave Cape Point Vineyards

South African winemaker Duncan Savage is to leave his role as cellar master at Cape Point Vineyards to focus on his Savage Wines solo venture.

Monday, April 11th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Megabrew’ deal on ice as watchdog delays decision

South Africa’s competition authority has delayed its decision on the proposed £71 billion merger of brewers SABMiller and AB InBev for a third time.

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 No Comments »

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