Wines of South Africa has announced plans for a new UK trade tasting later this year, which will target independent merchants, on-trade buyers and media.
An audience with Antinori, tasting Louis Jadot, the launch of Dom P ’05 and sampling Canadian vodka. It’s been a busy and eventful week for the db HK team.
South Africa’s wine producers are expecting “beautiful” wines from the 2015 harvest which is marginally smaller than last year.
Wines of South Africa has hailed “unprecedented” industry support for this year’s Cape Wine, with 95% of exhibitor space sold six months ahead of the trade show.
Wines of South Africa is taking its Asian operations “to the next level” by opening of a dedicated office in Hong Kong.
Wines of South Africa is to have its biggest ever presence at ProWein this year in what has been dubbed a “landmark” year.
Wine exports for South Africa in 2013 have topped the previous record with a 26% increase.
Former head of global marketing for cream liqueur brand Amarula, Siobhan Thompson, has been named as the new CEO for Wines of South Africa.
Wines of South Africa CEO Su Birch is to leave the organisation after London’s inaugural Beautiful South tasting in September.
Wines of South Africa has said that a recent poll in the Guardian on boycotting South African wine “has the potential to do unimaginable damage”.
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