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South Africa

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 »

Top 10 April Fools news stories

db presents 10 drinks industry April Fools stories which had a fair crack at making us all look a bit silly…

Friday, April 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Cape Town’s top wine hotels

db contributor Geoffrey Dean has the enviable job of seeking out and rounding up the Western Cape’s top wine hotels and restaurants.

Thursday, March 31st, 2016 1 Comment »

Hong Kong’s top 10 biggest wine importers

As Hong Kong’s overall wine market recovers, we reveal the top 10 biggest wine importers by volume and how they have fared between 2010-2014.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016 1 Comment »

Tesco launches finest* wine case

Fans of South African wine can now pick up a four-bottle case of British supermarket Tesco’s own-label finest* South African wine for just £16.50 – saving £5.50 on the normal cost.

Thursday, March 17th, 2016 1 Comment »

Cape crusaders: SA wine festival announced

Wines of South Africa have announced its annual Discover South African Wine festival in Hong Kong which will be held at Hotel Icon on 11 April.

Monday, March 7th, 2016 No Comments »

KWV appoints new UK distributor

South African wine producer KWV has appointed North South Wines as its UK distributor, effective from 27 April 2016.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Distell aims to double in size by 2020

Africa’s Distell Group has revealed plans to double in size by 2020, following a record 2015 festive trading period.

Thursday, February 18th, 2016 No Comments »

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 »

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