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Sunday 1 March 2015

South Africa

Richard Branson to buy South African vineyard

English entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson is to buy Mont Rochelle Hotel & Mountain Vineyard in the South African region of Franschhoek.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Mandela film gets wine partner

Kumala has partnered with Pathé to become the official sponsor of the UK DVD release of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

The Wine Explorers: Braai vs Pinotage

The Wine Explorers explore the traditions of a South African Braai while sampling a glass or two of the country’s native Pinotage.

Monday, March 17th, 2014 No Comments »

SA harvest to drop after record 2013

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.

Friday, March 14th, 2014 No Comments »

PLB signs deal with UK Mitchells & Butler

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.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

WOSA looking at ‘landmark’ ProWein

Wines of South Africa is to have its biggest ever presence at ProWein this year in what has been dubbed a “landmark” year.

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Amarula releases first product in 25 years

Amarula is set to launch the first addition to its portfolio for 25 years, Amarula Gold – a clear 30% abv spirit.

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Looters pounce on stricken beer truck

A Heineken truck carrying hundreds of crates of beer was cleaned out “within minutes” by passing looters after it crashed in South Africa.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 No Comments »

UK best-placed for premium South Africa

The UK offers the greatest potential for South African wine over £10 according to the chairman of PIWOSA, Rollo Gabb.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Cape Wine Auction to raise money for charity

A new charity wine auction is to take place next month in South Africa to raise money for children’s education in the Cape’s winelands.

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 No Comments »

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