As UK food and wine matching competition What Food What Wine prepares for its third year of judging, parent company the IWSC Group has announced plans to launch a version in South Africa.
South African producer Journey’s End is celebrating the release of its Trebuchet Syrah 2008 by commissioning a full-scale version of the medieval siege weapon.
With summer on the horizon Olly Smith recommends a red with a “wondrous lift of freshness” while Hamish Anderson picks out a wine “made for sipping outside on a hot day”.
Victoria Moore picks out a wine that she says is “really superb stuff” while Jane MacQuitty recommends a “mouthwateringly racy, minerally, top-drawer Aussie”.
Kleine Zalze winemaker Johan Joubert warned of the threat facing SAs old bush vine Chenin Blanc.
South Africa is looking at its biggest ever harvest this year despite a late and slow start to the growing season.
Matthew Jukes has a focus on value as he picks out “the best £5 Sauvignon in the world” as well as “one of the finest value wines in the world”.
One of South Africa’s largest wine producers, KWV, is preparing for a significant push forward in the UK after forming a recent distribution partnership with Myliko Wines.
Matthew Jukes picks out a white which he says is “already one of the wines of the year” and Jane MacQuitty recommends “the perfect spring white”.
Liberty Wines has announced that it has been appointed the new UK agent for the South African producer Excelsior of Robertson.
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