Tuesday, 22 October, 2019

Ex Zevenwacht Culinary School Chef earns a Michelin Star in London

We would like to wish South African Chef Jean Delport and his team a huge congratulations on winning a Michelin star at Restaurant Interlude in Sussex (UK).
Zevenwacht Wine Estate

Tuesday, 22 October, 2019

Van Loveren Flies High After A Glittering Performance At Top Wine Championships

A raft of accolades for Van Loveren's winemaking team has re-affirmed the inherent quality of the Robertson-based winery's vineyards and its unwavering dedication in the cellar.
Van Loveren Family Vineyards

Tuesday, 22 October, 2019

Veritas pays homage to leading industry figures

The tradition of annually honouring a handful of industry leaders was continued at this year’s 29th Veritas Awards ceremony, known for many years as the Oscars of the Wine Industry, on Friday 11 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, 22 October, 2019

Four Double Golds in four consecutive years for Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon re-affirms a pursuit of quality

Neil Ellis Wines received its fourth Veritas Double Gold in four consecutive years for the 2016 Neil Ellis Jonkershoek Cabernet Sauvignon, re-affirming the family winery’s consistent pursuit of quality for the past 35 years.
Neil Ellis Wines

Tuesday, 22 October, 2019

Kleine Zalze Wines Newsletter - Tim Atkin Report & The SA Top 10 Chenin Blanc Challenge

This first ever Chenin Blanc international congress, which brought together the two largest Chenin regions in the world, South Africa and the Loire, was held in Angers.
Kleine Zalze Wines

Tuesday, 22 October, 2019

TOKARA - only SA award winner in world's leading olive oil guide

TOKARA, the family owned Stellenbosch wine and olive oil farm, has been ranked amongst the best in the world in Flos Olei 2020, the authoritative international guide for extra virgin olive oil (EVOO).
TOKARA Wines | Olive Oil

Tuesday, 22 October, 2019

Classic Cape Roots: On Aristotle, Alto and Braais

Do you believe that everything has a purpose? The big philosophical question was posed at the celebration of the twentieth vintage of Tokara, one of the highlights of the year on the tasting circuit.
Graham Howe

Tuesday, 22 October, 2019

Stellenbosch is first Southern Hemisphere wine region to sign the Porto Protocol to combat climate change

Reaffirming the importance of sustainable environmental practices, Stellenbosch Wine Routes today signed the Porto Protocol, committing the leading wine route in South Africa to an accelerated contribution towards climate change mitigation.
Visit Stellenbosch

Saturday, 19 October, 2019

Cape Fine & Rare Wine Auction shows the strength of the SA wine buyer

In praise of SA’s fine wines: Cape Fine & Rare Wine Auction applauds positive bidder sentiment.
Cape Fine & Rare Wine Auction

Friday, 18 October, 2019

Results of the Prescient Chardonnay Report 2019 are now out

Chardonnay is an extremely important category within the South African wine industry – it is the seventh most widely planted variety with 6 660ha in the ground, the equivalent of 7.16% of the national vineyard and because of its well established credentials around the world, the best examples are able to demand a price premium and ensure profitability that so often eludes producers.