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Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

The Story behind Jean Roi South Africa’s first premium dry rosé

The premium Rosé category in recent years has exploded onto the international stage, none more so than Provençal-style Rosé. The unique combination of Limestone and Clay soils, the incredibly varied terrain, sun and Mistral wind producing some of the driest, coral-coloured, sought after Rosé in the world.
Anthonij Rupert Wines

Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

Wine losing share to spirits among younger drinkers

The relationship between millennials and wine has been a hot button topic for years, with craft beer, hard seltzer, and distilled spirits vying for market share.
Vinepair, Julia Larson

Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

SA expects smaller wine grape crop as harvest commences

With the 2022 harvest season on the horizon, South African wine grape producers expect a smaller wine grape crop, mainly due to a decrease in vineyards, high disease pressure and heatwaves in certain regions. This according to the second of four crop estimates by viticulturists and producer cellars in the third week of January.
Vinpro

Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

Stellenbosch ranked #23 in the world’s 100 most loved destinations

The vibrant Winelands town of Stellenbosch has been ranked the 23rd most loved destination in a global ranking of the Top 100 most loved destinations in the world in 2021.
Visit Stellenbosch

Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

The names to know in New Zealand’s natural wine wave

New Zealand hasn’t always been top of mind for natural wine drinkers. This may seem surprising considering the country’s clean and green reputation.
Wine Enthusiast, Christina Pickard

Monday, 24 January, 2022

Brookdale harvest 2022 – what does the future hold?

‘Every year, we eagerly await to see how harvest unfolds’, says Tim Rudd, the owner of Brookdale Estate in Paarl. ‘No two vintages are the same, and where Mother Nature is concerned, you can prepare and plan to your very best ability, but she can throw in a curveball at any time’.
Brookdale Estate

Monday, 24 January, 2022

SA wine industry remains resilient amidst adversity

The South African wine industry was hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic and will still take a few years to fully recover. However, through a necessity to revive, recover and rebuild, wine businesses are undergoing a mind shift in the way they do business and the industry has fast-tracked tools aimed at becoming more robust, adaptable, competitive and sustainable.
Vinpro

Monday, 24 January, 2022

Western Cape claims four in the Top 50 of the 100 Most Loved Destinations in the World

Tourism Sentiment Index (TSI) - a travel data intelligence solution created by acclaimed destination marketing agency Destination Think - has released Leading Places: The 100 Most Loved Destinations Around the World for 2021, with Knysna ranking in the top 20 at #19, Stellenbosch #23, Hermanus #38, and Cape Town #50.
Wesgro