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Weak South African rand impacts wine industry, producers warn

South African producers are worried the weak rand will impact investments and marketing of wine, as production costs rise.

Thursday, February 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Hamilton Russell: no longer ‘cool’ to dislike Pinotage

South Africa’s much maligned red grape Pinotage is becoming ‘cool’ in the eyes of a new generation of open-minded wine drinkers, according to Anthony Hamilton Russell.

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Single bottle raises £60k at Cape Wine Auction

South Africa’s Cape Wine Auction has set an all-time event record for a single bottle of wine, raising £57,000 (ZAR1.3m) for a bottle of Touch Warwick 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon.

Monday, February 15th, 2016 2 Comments »

Liberty adds three SA wines to portfolio

Liberty Wines has added three South African wineries to its portfolio, the latest UK merchant to bolster its offering from the country this year.

Friday, February 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Morgenhof joins Louis Latour

Louis Latour Agencies has announced it has added South African estate Morgenhof to its portfolio.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Currency woes spoil the SABMiller party

The crushing depreciation of the South African rand, one of brewer SABMiller’s key operating currencies, has severely held back its reported third quarter results.

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 No Comments »

WOSA to unveil redesign at ProWein

Wines of South Africa will present a refreshed image at ProWein in March, with an updated stand design, logo and a new strapline, “Welcome to our world of discovery”.

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

SA fires: damage to Elgin Valley assessed

Between 3,000-4,000 hectares have been damaged in Elgin Valley by the raging bush fires affecting Western Cape winegrowing regions in South Africa.

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 2 Comments »

Major fire poses threat to Stellenbosch vineyards

A fire that has been raging on the Simonsberg mountain in South Africa is posing a serious threat to vineyards in Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschoek, local media are reporting.

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 2 Comments »

Klein Constantia to host Cape Wine Auction

The 2016 AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction will be held at Klein Constantia, which has just had its Cape Dutch manor house restored.

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 No Comments »

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