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Saturday 29 November 2014

South Africa

Top Scotch whisky export markets

The Scotch Whisky Association has published the details of the world’s biggest Scotch whisky export markets by both volume and value.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Matthew Jukes reveals “the most exciting, new Spanish white wine of the year so far” and the “perfect red for all types of palates”.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Oldenburg owner hits out at Pinotage

Adrian Vanderspuy of Oldenburg Vineyards in Stellenbosch has blasted South Africa’s flasgship red grape Pinotage, stating he has no interest in the variety, labelling it “banana wine”.

Thursday, March 28th, 2013 4 Comments »

Top 10 Easter wines in the UK press

This week the UK’s wine writers have focused on wines to enjoy with food over Easter, from fish on Good Friday to roasts and chocolate on Easter Sunday.

Monday, March 25th, 2013 No Comments »

The top 10 wines in the UK press

Terry Kirby gives his tips to wine bargain hunters, while Matthew Jukes picks out a “superb and hearty” South African red.

Monday, March 18th, 2013 No Comments »

Danny Glover launches African Passion wine

Lethal Weapon actor Danny Glover has teamed up with South African producer KWV to launch a new range of wines called African Passion.

Monday, March 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Distell to bring low-alc wine to the Cape

South Africa’s Distell is launching a 5.5% abv wine-based drink in the UK market, which will also become the first low-alcohol label in the Cape.

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 No Comments »

SA producers band together to push quality message

A group of 15 South African producers have formed a new group to push the image of high-end wine from the Cape.

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Systembolaget gets behind Ethical Seal

Sweden’s state monopoly, Systembolaget, is keen to support the Ethical Seal being pioneered by WIETA and will ask its importers to encourage its uptake among their producers and suppliers.

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Diageo’s Indian deal hits delay but African venture advances

Diageo’s £1.2 billion deal to acquire a majority stake in United Spirits has been held back by Indian regulators, but the company confirmed a new African joint venture with United’s owner VJ Mallya.

Monday, January 28th, 2013 No Comments »

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