Kleine Zalze winemaker Johan Joubert warned of the threat facing SAs old bush vine Chenin Blanc.
South Africa is looking at its biggest ever harvest this year despite a late and slow start to the growing season.
Matthew Jukes has a focus on value as he picks out “the best £5 Sauvignon in the world” as well as “one of the finest value wines in the world”.
One of South Africa’s largest wine producers, KWV, is preparing for a significant push forward in the UK after forming a recent distribution partnership with Myliko Wines.
Matthew Jukes picks out a white which he says is “already one of the wines of the year” and Jane MacQuitty recommends “the perfect spring white”.
Liberty Wines has announced that it has been appointed the new UK agent for the South African producer Excelsior of Robertson.
The Scotch Whisky Association has published the details of the world’s biggest Scotch whisky export markets by both volume and value.
Matthew Jukes reveals “the most exciting, new Spanish white wine of the year so far” and the “perfect red for all types of palates”.
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”.
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.
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