Thursday, 16 August, 2018

SA’s favourite bottled wine celebrates 18 years with fresh pizzazz

South Africa’s Four Cousins brand pops the cork on a major milestone this year - its 18th birthday! The grand occasion has seen Four Cousins implement a smashing makeover that underlines its reputation as the wine-lover's favourite.
Van Loveren

Thursday, 16 August, 2018

Let’s toast to the Klein Karoo’s diversity at Cape Wine 2018

The Klein Karoo wine region in the Southern Cape is arguably the most diverse of South Africa’s wine regions, forming part of the Succulent Karoo Biome, internationally recognized as one of the top 26 biological diverse areas in the world.
Klein Karoo

Thursday, 16 August, 2018

The perfect comfort food recipes accompanying Festival wines

The Capegate Craft Beer & Wine Festival takes place on 31 August and 1 September and what better way to celebrate amazing wine than with food.
Terri Caswell

Thursday, 16 August, 2018

New savoury Hummus and Wine pairing at Grande Provence

Enjoy the all new, exciting wine and food experience at The Tasting Room at Grande Provence - a savoury pairing of hummus and wine.
Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate

Thursday, 16 August, 2018

A Journey Of Discovery With The Love Of Winemaking At Heart

Craving a deliciously crisp yet creamy-textured Sauvignon blanc that’s a superb match with fresh seafood with a hint of spice? Nederburg’s Heritage Heroes The Young Airhawk barrel-fermented Sauvignon Blanc of the 2016 vintage, awarded a gold medal at the prestigious The Drinks Business Global Sauvignon Blanc Masters 2017 competition, is an excellent choice, according to Nederburg white-wine maker,
Nederburg Wines

Thursday, 16 August, 2018

The 2018 Absa Top 10 Pinotage Winners Announced

After much anticipation the presentation of the 2018 Absa Top 10 Pinotage trophies was held at Cavalli estate outside Somerset West on 15 August, commemorating 22 years of Absa’s involvement with the Pinotage Association, and setting the benchmark for South Africa’s most successful “indigenous” wine variety.
Pinotage Association

Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Unlocking potential - receiving the WSET Level 2 pin and certificate

How to get a news editor of an online wine publication to break out into a cold sweat? Let them take an exam. This story ends well, get used to me coordinating my outfits around my shiny new blue WSET Level 2 lapel pin.
Trudie Webb,

Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Margi Biggs: A person of passion, persuasion and pragmatism in equal measure

There’s a pervasive local way of thinking that if you are pleasant and polite, you’ve pretty much got tourism nailed, says wine and gourmet tourism specialist Margi Biggs.
The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference

Tuesday, 14 August, 2018

A Virtual Wine Journey Down Under

In the last of his series on South Australia, Graham Howe explores the history of the vine, wine closures, labels, glasses and styles on an interactive tour of the National Wine Centre in Adelaide.
Graham Howe

Tuesday, 14 August, 2018

Taking Liquid Photographs with winemaker Ian Naudé

Ian Naudé is a passionate winemaker, after so many years his enthusiasm for wine is undimmed, and his enjoyment of a lovely glass of wine is infectious. Ian radiates happiness and positivity.
Dave March CWM

Tuesday, 14 August, 2018

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel celebrates a sterling performance at the ultimate food and wine pairing challenge

Scooping titles such as best main dish and placed third overall in the 2018 Distell Inter Hotel Challenge, Tsogo Sun KZN is proving to be at the forefront of the hospitality industry showcasing outstanding young talent.
Subashni Govender

Monday, 13 August, 2018

Ultra Value Wine Challenge 2018 - Last week to enter!

Time is running out: One week left to enter the value challenge!

Friday, 10 August, 2018

Rare and sought-after wines going under the hammer at SA’s oldest wine auction

Following two successful Nederburg Auction Wine Previews in both Cape Town (31 July) and Johannesburg (2 August), wine enthusiasts are planning their bidding strategies to ensure they get their hands on some of the rare and otherwise unobtainable wines tasted at these two events.
Nederburg Auction