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Thursday 17 April 2014

South Africa

Is your favourite sports star a winemaker?

From Lionel Messi to Nick Faldo and from Wayne Gretzky to Arnold Palmer, many different sport stars are involved with the world of wine.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 1 Comment »

Record sales for Cape Winemakers Guild

The Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction in Stellenbosch this weekend defied the recession with record-breaking sales.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 No Comments »

South Africa must “sort out terroir message”

Anthony Hamilton Russell of Hamilton Russell Vineyards believes South Africa needs to “sort out its terroir message” in order for it to be taken seriously as a fine wine producing country.

Monday, October 8th, 2012 4 Comments »

Guala Closures moves into South Africa

Guala Closures Group has completed the acquisition of the Metal Closures division of MCG Industries.

Friday, October 5th, 2012 No Comments »

Forrester: Rhône varieties are the future for South Africa

Chenin Blanc pioneer Ken Forrester has spoken out about South Africa’s obsession with Bordeaux blends, believing the country’s future lies with Rhône varieties.

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 1 Comment »

Prats and de Bouard to bring French flair to Klein Contstantia

Former Château Cos d’Estournel owner Bruno Prats and Château Angelus co-owner Hubert de Bouard are keen to bring French flair to South African estate Klein Constantia, which merged with the pair’s Anwilka Vineyards this June.

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 No Comments »

Prices lower at Nederberg auction but buyers still positive

Average prices went down at this year’s Nederberg auction but there are reasons to remain positive as African markets showed signs of greater interest.

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 No Comments »

Wine prices to rise after poor 2012 harvest

The cost of entry-level wine in the UK is set to rise after poor grape harvests in Spain and Italy caused by a drought.

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 No Comments »

Sadie distances himself from Priorat

South African winemaker Eben Sadie is distancing himself from his venture in Priorat, which was poisoned by vandals last year.

Monday, October 1st, 2012 2 Comments »

Bruce Jack launches £65 Pinotage

South African winemaker Bruce Jack of Flagstone in Somerset West has launched a £65 single vineyard Pinotage onto the market.

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 1 Comment »

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