Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Soaring to the Top at the FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 with De Grendel

De Grendel has once again proven that they are a consistent producer of quality wine with their latest achievement at the FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 competition for their De Grendel Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc 2017.
De Grendel Wines

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Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Veritas pays homage to leading industry figures

The tradition of annually honouring a handful of industry leaders took place at this year’s 28th Veritas Awards ceremony on Saturday 6 October. This award serves as recognition for exemplary service to the industry over the years – acknowledging their commitment and paying homage for remarkable achievements.
Veritas Awards

Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Cabernet Weekend Provides A Rare Preview Of Alto Estate Champions

South Africa, Stellenbosch, October 2018; Award - winning red wine specialist Alto Estate will present a rare pre-release tasting of its 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon as part of the Cabernet Vintage Preview on the 19 and 20 October in Stellenbosch.
Alto Estate

Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

A "Triple Gold" at Veritas for Neil Ellis Cabernets three years in a row

Neil Ellis Wines’ reputation as one of SA’s leading Cabernet Sauvignon producers was re-affirmed at the 2018 Veritas Awards when the Neil Ellis 2015 terrain-specific Jonkershoek Cabernet and the 2015 regional Stellenbosch Cabernet were honoured with Double Gold and Gold Medals respectively for the third consecutive year.
Neil Ellis Wines

Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Wine in cans is massively popular in the US – here’s why South Africans aren’t keen yet

Wine in cans is currently seeing massive growth in the US: between June 2017 and June 2018 sales of canned wine grew by 43%, and the market is now worth $45 million (R675 million).
Business Insider, Elizabeth Mamacos

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Monday, 15 October, 2018

Wade Bales Cap Classique & Gin Affair 2018

What better way to celebrate the start of Summer than by enjoying it on a private beach, sipping the finest bubbly and sampling the coolest local craft and international gins.
Patricia Uribe

Monday, 15 October, 2018

Fleur du Cap Laszlo achieves coveted Double Gold Medal at Veritas 2018

Fleur Du Cap receives an impressive ten awards at this year’s Veritas Wine Awards including a Double Gold for the Laszlo 2015.
Fleur du Cap

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Sunday, 14 October, 2018

Africa does well at the World Blind Tasting Champs

Twenty-three countries participated to The World Blind Tasting Championships held at Chateau Saint Pierre de Serjac on the 13th of October 2018. Organised by La Revue du Vin France since 2013, the championship sees teams of wine lovers competing to identify 12 wines served to them blind
Jean Vincent Ridon