Friday, 29 July, 2022

Wine movie review: Zim sommeliers beat the odds in Blind Ambition

Blind Ambition, a doccie relating the story of 4 Zimbabweans competing in the World Blind Tasting Champs, is now showing in SA cinemas., Judy Brower

Monday, 27 June, 2022

Where are we going with

There is nothing permanent except change and we have lots to report on from

Friday, 1 April, 2022

It is time for more good news stories for #wineforgood

It has been 6 years since the launch of our website and since then we've shared 400 good news stories from the Cape Winelands. We invite you to join us this April as we celebrate Freedom Month., Judy Brower

Wednesday, 23 February, 2022

Special Project Z V2 from Kleine Zalze

Can one produce massive volumes of good quality wine AND be geeky?, Judy Brower

Friday, 26 November, 2021

New Board at introduced

After the recent sale of to Southern Skies, Judy Brower and Kevin Kidson are pleased to provide an update to the South African wine industry.

Friday, 29 October, 2021

Southern Skies acquires SA “wine online” pioneer is pleased to announce its acquisition by Southern Skies Investment Holdings – a Cape Winelands based investment company run by Australian entrepreneur Andrew Douglas.

Wednesday, 6 October, 2021

Groot Constantia celebrates record-breaking auction price of 1821 Grand Constance

Constantia is the home of delicious sweet wines and celebrating its history at Groot Constantia was a treat
Judy Brower |

Thursday, 30 September, 2021

See why Pebbles is ALWAYS making a difference

South Africans are a resilient bunch, and the team at Pebbles are no different. During the last 18 months they have actively continued their work in the Western Cape and are increasing their footprint all the time., Judy Brower

Tuesday, 31 August, 2021

What a great team at

It takes a lot of effort and work to keep the wheels turning at and we are eternally grateful to our team, past and present, for their dedication and loyalty over the last 25 years! #winecoza25
Judy Brower |

Tuesday, 3 August, 2021

What people say about - Allister Kreft, Madeleine Stenwreth & Harry Melck

We are very humbled by the very many wonderful messages of congratulation we have received for our 25th birthday. We are delighted to share them with you - here is the first set of many!
Judy Brower |

Monday, 2 August, 2021

25 Years of memories at

Founded by Kevin Kidson and Judy Brower, is turning 25 on the 28th August. Join us for a walk down memory lane.
Judy Brower |

Tuesday, 22 June, 2021

Clearing up confusion around Wine Tourism awards

There seems to be some confusion around the new Ambassador Awards which form part of the Best Of Wine Tourism Awards, so I took a look in order to get some clarity. | Judy Brower

Friday, 18 June, 2021

Keen to learn more about wine?

Are you a newbie to wine? Or just want to up your wine cred?'s new Learn space is a good start, and will be expanding its content over the next few months
Judy Brower |

Thursday, 6 May, 2021

OH DARLING - so much to explore and win!

If you are keen to experience Darling at its best, now is the time to enter their fascinating quiz and stand a chance to win a real Taste of Darling on Mothers' Day this Sunday
Darling Wine Routes

Friday, 23 April, 2021

Are you serious about Sauvignon? #seriousaboutsauvignon

The Constantia Wine Route is seriously hanging their hat on Sauvignon Blanc, and with the variety being one of the most sold in the world and the region's intense focus on quality, it bodes well for the continued premiumisation of South African wine., Judy Brower

Monday, 12 April, 2021

Celebrating 50 years of Wine Tourism in Stellenbosch

Wine Tourism would look very different if 3 pioneers from Delheim, Simonsig and Spier did not put all their efforts into starting up the Stellenbosch Wine Routes back in1971.
Judy Brower |

Monday, 25 January, 2021

Urgent request to President Cyril Ramaphosa to consider Liquor Traders requests

Various Liquor Trading organisations are appealing to government to hear its plea to meet to discuss getting out of the economic abyss liquor traders find themselves in as a result of the continuing alcohol ban, with decisions taken without consulting the industry.
Lucky Ntimane - NLTC & Sean Robinson LTASA

Friday, 20 November, 2020

Making money in the wine industry is really tough

There are significant costs to producing, storing and marketing wine. It is important that everyone in the value chain understands these costs. Winetech's study groups and workshops certainly make a difference in empowering cellar staff with their educational workshops, the most recent of which covered the difficult topic of profitability
Judy Brower |

Monday, 9 November, 2020

Meet the Winemaker - Jeremy Borg from Painted Wolf on Radio Helderberg

Meet Jeremy Borg, as he chats with Johann Myburgh from Radio Helderberg. This is the 11th in's monthly ''Meet the Winemaker'' interview series.
Judy Brower |

Friday, 9 October, 2020

Meet the winemaker - Rijk Melck from Muratie on Radio Helderberg

Meet Rijk Melck as he chats with Johann Myburgh from Radio Helderberg. This is the 10th in's monthly ''Meet the Winemaker'' interview series., Judy Brower