Wine

‘Ghost vines’ re-emerge in SA drought

The worst drought in a century in the Western Cape has led to a large field of ‘ghost vines’ reappearing as the dam water that once covered them recedes.

DB awards 2017: profiling the winners

Following yesterday’s listing of 2017’s Drinks Business Awards winners, today we bring you a full report, including a profile of all our recipients.

Big opportunity for French wines in pubs, LGCF claims

Les Grand Chais de France has launched a new range of its leading off-trade Calvet brand exclusively for the on-trade, after claiming there was a big opportunity to boost the level of French wines within the managed pub sector.

Rioja vineyards ‘badly damaged’ by frost

The severe late-spring frosts that swept through Europe last month wreaking havoc in its wine regions have damaged a broad swathe of vineyards in Rioja.

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