Diageo has decided to forge its own path in the buoyant South African market, restructuring its business through the termination of a series of joint ventures.
The expansive region of Alentejo is the “Swartland of Portugal” according to Portuguese wine expert Sarah Ahmed, due to a recent influx of exciting small growers.
Wines of South Africa has announced plans for a new UK trade tasting later this year, which will target independent merchants, on-trade buyers and media.
South Africa’s Fish Hoek is to go Fairtrade from the 2015 vintage, becoming Accolade Wines’ first fully certified Fairtrade brand.
A South African producer has revealed its Pinot Noir was among the wines selected by the King of Sweden to be served at his son’s wedding to Princess Sofia.
Cider will grow around 5% annually for the next five years thanks to the category strengthening its position in the US, Australia and South Africa, a market report has said.
Jackson Family Wines has officially launched its debut South African wine, Capensis, a Chardonnay made using grapes from “extreme” and “exceptional” sites across the Western Cape.
A new South African wine classification aims to tackle the country’s difficulty in building a more upmarket identity for its wines.
South Africa has become the go to country for affordable fine wine, according to one of the country’s top Pinot Noir producers.
When it comes to top end expressions of Pinot Noir, most people’s thoughts inevitably turn to Burgundy, but this roll call of excellence shows that today’s consumer has plenty of other options.
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