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Friday, 2 October, 2020

South African wine label named one of the best in the world

This honour was achieved by the wine brand, Orpheus & The Raven, which was shortlisted by the esteemed industry publication, The Drinks Business, in its Drinks Business Awards Best Design & Packaging for Wine. These awards have become the most authoritative and internationally respected badge of achievement in the alcoholic drinks industry.
Feed That Bird Communication Consultants

Friday, 2 October, 2020

The precious heritage of the SA Young Wine Show

The South African Young Wine Show was held for the first time in 1833 and it is probably one of the oldest wine competitions in the world and the oldest in the Southern Hemisphere. Started by the Cape of Good Hope Agricultural Society in that year, this show was held for the first time in the Company’s Garden in Cape Town.
SA Young Wine Show

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Friday, 2 October, 2020

Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards full of surprises

The results of the 15th annual Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards once again portray the Western Cape as a particularly versatile area with diverse and excellent terroir, which produces a variety of top quality wines. Altogether five trophies and 32 national winners were named.
Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards

Friday, 2 October, 2020

Haute Cabrière Chardonnay Unwooded 2020, a new addition to the family

Haute Cabrière’s love of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir is no secret. In fact, Haute Cabrière’s has dedicated itself to exploring these Burgundian grapes through artful blends and single-varietal wines ever since the von Arnim family bought the farm in 1982.
Michael Olivier

Friday, 2 October, 2020

Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc offers fantastic value

Sensations of 7even.
Zevenwacht Wine Estate

Friday, 2 October, 2020

Paarl Wine Challenge 2020 Top 12 Winners Announced

Ridgeback Wines and Perdeberg Winery walked off with the trophies for top red and top white respectively at the Paarl Wine Challenge held yesterday at Nederburg.
Paarl Wine Route

Friday, 2 October, 2020

Let's celebrate PINOTAGE, buy 5 get 1 FREE at Diemersfontein Wine and Country Estate

October is always a very exciting month here at Diemersfontein as we celebrate our favourite wine varietal, Pinotage, with a special day to commemorate this South African grape on 12 October.
Diemersfontein Wine and Country Estate

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Friday, 2 October, 2020

Should South Africa produce terroir-driven wines?

The importance of regional ties to the climate, soil and grape varieties is at the heart of terroir. The ‘somewhereness’ of wine as a holistic result of nature and nurture has led to the wine of origin and a potent marketing tool of wine globally. The French have owned this marketing approach as it created a valuable brand association with fine wines.
Lisette Lombard

Friday, 2 October, 2020

Award winning wine contributes to breast health awareness

Compagniesdrift Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2019 was awarded a bronze medal in the 2020 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show today and highlighted as a great value wine, especially with regards to the price of the wine.
Compagniesdrift

Thursday, 1 October, 2020

Pebbles does it virtually

The challenges of 2020 and Covid will not keep Pebbles down...
Pebbles Project

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Thursday, 1 October, 2020

Prescient Sauvignon Blanc Report 2020 – ever increasing sophistication

This year’s Sauvignon Blanc Report convened by Winemag.co.za and sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out.
Jacqueline Lahoud

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Thursday, 1 October, 2020

Ultra Value Wine Challenge 2020 - 3 days left to enter!

Just 3 days left to enter the Ultra Value Wine Challenge 2020. Entry fees set at 2015 levels!
buybetterwine.com

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Wednesday, 30 September, 2020

A Ruby Cabernet crowned as SA’s best young wine

A wooded Ruby Cabernet from Badsberg in the Breedekloof near Worcester, clinched the coveted General Smuts Trophy as overall SA Champion Young Wine for 2020, after also being crowned as the best entry in the category Other Red Cultivar at this year’s SA Young Wine Show.
SA Young Wine Show