Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Foreign Ownership of South African Wineries

The recent purchase of Warwick and Uitkyk wine estates by Eileses Capital, a US-based investment fund, has sent many a tongue a wagging about the exact role international buyers currently play in the South African wine industry. There seem to be two steadfast factions (for the most part): those for it, and those against.
Monique Demes

Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Festive Cheer for a local Creche

Neil Ellis Wines recently donated essential items and Christmas presents to the Nora Tyers Creche in Cloetesville. The team reached out to a local creche, inquired regarding essential items and spent the morning handing out gifts and donated items to the staff and children.
Neil Ellis Wines

Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Perdeberg Endura Single Vineyard Chenin Blanc 2017, drink it with Michael Olivier's Brick Chicken…

Endurance is what is required if you are a vine growing in the vineyard at a top of the Paardeberg Mountain with no irrigation available. You are a bush vine and have battled it out over the recent drought, the worst in living memory. Perdeberg Winery has a nick name - The Home of Chenin Blanc.
Michael Olivier Communications

Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Rhebokskloof Wine Estate: Meet Rose | Take Advantage of our Celebration Box!

Rhebokskloof Wine Estate

Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Hoopenburg Pinot Noir stands the test of time

For wine enthusiasts young warm climate Pinot Noirs have a marked depth of flavour but without the acidity of cooler climate ones whilst young cool climate Pinots, whilst refreshing, might often lack nuance.
Hoopenburg Wines

Thursday, 13 December, 2018

3rd Steenberg winemaker inducted into the Cape Winemakers Guild

Winemaking prowess knows no bounds at Steenberg Vineyards with the news that JD Pretorius has become the third Steenberg winemaker to be inducted into the prestigious Cape Winemakers Guild.
Steenberg Vineyards

Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Groote Post Vineyards: Groote Post Joins Businesses to Raise over R200k for Woodside Special Care Centre!

The team from Groote Post at the prize giving at the end of the golf day.
Groote Post Vineyards

Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

Get in the Festive Mood with Allesverloren

Christmas just doesn't feel like Christmas without a traditional fruitcake, but this isn't your grandmother's recipe! Our Allesverloren Red Muscadel and the smell combinations are amazing!
Allesverloren Wine Estate

Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

Quoin Rock Red Blend: An icon in the making

Across the Western Cape winemakers have been united in singing the praises of the 2015 harvest, said by many in the industry to be the vintage of the decade. So it’s entirely fitting that Stellenbosch estate Quoin Rock has chosen this landmark vintage with which to launch its flagship red wine.
Quoin Rock

Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

A Bumper Wine Year for Leopard's Leap

The world of wine is a very competitive environment. At the 2018 Prowein show in Germany, 3690 wine producers and 602 sparkling wine were competing for the attention of international wine buyers and media.
Leopards Leap Family Vineyards

Tuesday, 11 December, 2018

New dawn for Sulphur Free Wines?

In 2010 Audacia owner Trevor Strydom was given a cup of Rooibos tea by his daughter as he pondered how he could differentiate his wine. He was looking at the answer.
Dave March CWM