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Monday 30 March 2015

South Africa

Beautiful South catalogue available

Online registration for the Beautiful South tasting next month is open, as is the opportunity to download the full tasting catalogue.

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 No Comments »

Chardonnay: ‘texture is paramount’

Bouchard Père et Fils head winemaker Philippe Prost on what makes Chardonnay great and inspirational expressions of the grape.

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 No Comments »

Peter Finlayson’s quest for great Chardonnay

Peter Finlayson, who has spent the last 24 years as winemaker & general manager of Walker Bay estate Bouchard Finlayson, reveals how he is still exploring new techniques to improve his Chardonnay.

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

Distell buoyed by growth in Africa

South African drinks producer Distell has announced a 9.3% increase in revenue for the six months to December 2012, driven by growth in Africa and weak rand.

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Michel Rolland

Bordeaux-based wine consultant Michel Rolland on finally making the wines he likes, his lack of regrets, and why his nose is his most treasured possession.

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 No Comments »

Top drinks in the American press

With the US undergoing a heatwave, there are plenty of BBQ wines, classic cocktails and a strange obsession with kumquat in our latest round-up of the US and Canadian press.

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Beautiful South smashes target

The Beautiful South tasting, a joint initiative between the generic bodies for Argentina, Chile and South Africa, has shot past its exhibitor target two months before the event takes place.

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

Tesco and Enotria to produce ‘socially created’ wine

Tesco and wine importer Enotria have launched a campaign to produce the world’s first socially created wine, which will help the Enaleni Community in South Africa to build a sustainable future.

Monday, July 1st, 2013 No Comments »

KWV returns to profitability

KWV has put an end to “massive volumes at even bigger losses” as it aims to quadruple trading profit by 2016.

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 No Comments »

4G aims to be South Africa’s ‘Grange’

A new South African wine project has set its sights on becoming the country’s “Grange” or “first growth”.

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 1 Comment »

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