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Thursday 29 September 2016 loc: GB

South Africa

South Africa in pictures

South Africa’s producers pulled out all the stops to entertain and impress visitors to Cape Wine 2015. the drinks business got stuck into a week of trebuchets, vertical tastings, errant goats and soaking up some spectacular scenary.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Blends key to South African identity

The proliferation of blended expressions from South Africa has been hailed as a sign of winemakers’ confidence and quest to carve a distinct image for the country.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Cape embraces grape exploration

South Africa is seeing a dramatic rise in new grape varieties as producers seek options that will secure the most sustainable future for their region.

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Flagstone celebrates ‘Cinderella’ Chenin

Bruce Jack of Accolade Wines has called Chenin Blanc “an extraordinary” variety as he unveiled a new wine to support his belief that South Africa’s high end success will be delivered through the on-trade.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 No Comments »

South Africa hits ‘tipping point’

After 21 years of South African democracy, representatives from the country’s wine sector and government have presented their vision of the industry’s way ahead.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 No Comments »

South Africa storms ahead in IWSC 2015

South African wine producers are celebrating “exceptional” results from this year’s International Wine & Spirit Competition, as the country achieved a 50% increase in Gold medals.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 No Comments »

South African wines shine in Macau

The Institute for Tourism Studies hosted a lavish dinner last night to show off some of South Africa’s most prominent winemakers.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Atkin hails SA as ‘most exciting’ New World region

Tim Atkin MW has hailed South Africa as the “most dynamic and exciting winemaking country in the New World”, publishing his third annual report on Cape wines.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

WOSA gets social ahead of Cape Wine

Wines of South Africa is warming up its welcome ahead of next month’s Cape Wine 2015 with the launch of a social media campaign.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Rooibos: an alternative to sulphur?

A winery in Stellenbosch is channelling the antioxidant properties of South Africa’s native rooibos plant to avoid adding sulphur to its wines.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 1 Comment »

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