Monday, 4 September, 2023

2 South African wine writers feature on the Jancis Robinson Wine Writing Competition 2023 shortlist

Two of South Africa's most talented wine writers have made Jancis Robinson's WWC23 shortlist. Vote for your favourite!

Monday, 10 July, 2023

Out and About with Winter wine happenings in June 2023

June 2023 saw the team getting together for our annual team party and the start of the exciting 2023 awards season.

Monday, 2 January, 2023

WWF Conservation Champions in wine: Paul Clüver Family Wines takes sustainable farming seriously

Taking a tour around Paul Clüver Family Wine Estate makes it apparent why this family decided to keep 60% of the estate as natural vegetation.

Friday, 3 June, 2022

WWF Conservation Champions in wine: Exploring biodiversity

Introducing three WWF Conservation Champion wine farms focusing on the conservation of their natural biodiversity.

Monday, 7 February, 2022

A collective in Salt River is putting the balance back into wine

Cultivate Collective in Salt River is a wine bar, collaborative retail store, tasting room and events space. What makes it special is that all its members are people of colour, a move to address the historical imbalance in the South African wine industry.
Daily Maverick, Bianca Coleman

Monday, 7 February, 2022

Generation Z investors ‘turning to fine wine’

New research has suggested young investors in the UK are embracing fine wine alongside other alternative assets.
Decanter, Chris Mercer

Monday, 7 February, 2022

On becoming the first WSET certified educator in Indonesia, WSET interviews Ni Nyoman Kertawidyawati

The nation of Indonesia is spread over 17,000 islands and is home to a population of 273 million people. There has been a long-standing history of alcohol consumption and appreciation in the country, but more recently, wine and spirits education has been steadily growing in popularity.

Friday, 4 February, 2022

Love is … @ Louisvale

Louisvale Wines, located in the Devon Valley area in the Stellenbosch wine district, is the perfect romantic setting for you and your Valentine.
Louisvale Wines

Friday, 4 February, 2022

The lifecycle of a wine bottle, from sand to the economy of recycling

Glass bottles have been the standard for storing wine since the 17th century. But where does the glass come from, and what happens to the bottle after you’re done?
Wine Enthusiast, Sean P. Sullivan

Friday, 4 February, 2022

South African Pinotage: panel tasting results

The second ever Pinotage tasting (and first in 22 years) was a huge success, with judges praising the significant evolution found in an extensive line-up.
Decanter, Greg Sherwood MW

Friday, 4 February, 2022

The Cape Wine Auction - in partnership with Mastercard returns

One of the world’s most renowned charity wine auctions, The Cape Wine Auction, in partnership with Mastercard, will take place on Saturday, February 12, at the luxurious Quoin Rock Wine Estate in Stellenbosch.
The Cape Wine Auction

Thursday, 3 February, 2022

SA wine industry honours Vinpro stalwart

Francois Viljoen received a prestigious Viticulture and Wine Creation Award at the annual SA Wine Harvest Commemorative Event on 2 February.

Wednesday, 2 February, 2022

Celebrate Valentine's at Brookdale Estate throughout February

Escape to a haven of luxury, seclusion, and serenity among the vineyards at Brookdale Estate, where February is the season for romance.
Brookdale Estate

Wednesday, 2 February, 2022

The next normal - DtC shipping reverts to pre-pandemic predictions

The 2022 Direct to Consumer Wine Shipping Report has been released, and the industry is likely breathing a collective sigh of relief. The report, an annual collaboration between Sovos ShipCompliant and Wines Vines Analytics, shows the industry slowly returning to its pre-pandemic state.
Wine Industry Advisor, Alexandra Russell

Wednesday, 2 February, 2022

Wine technology trends 2022

While wine has been produced for thousands of years, the industry is now in constant transformation., Roland Peens

Tuesday, 1 February, 2022

Join in on the festivities with the 2022 #SAWineHarvest live stream

The 2nd of February 2022 is both a birthday celebration of South Africa’s proud wine industry, and an opportunity to recognise the industry’s exceptional trailblazers.

Tuesday, 1 February, 2022

Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris to cover global issues with Wine Talks

With just over two weeks to go the countdown is on for the first major international wine fair to be held in Europe for wine and spirits for two years.
The Buyer, Richard Siddle

Monday, 31 January, 2022

How Europe could soon start treating wine like tobacco

It’s just days before the European Union is likely to adopt a report that could see wine treated like tobacco, potentially putting an end to advertising and financial support for the industry.
The Drinks Business, Patrick Schmitt

Monday, 31 January, 2022

Turnkey project to make Cape wine even more visitor-friendly

South Africa’s winelands have always professed to welcome all. An initiative focused on language rather than tourism or wine, however, promises to take this hospitality and the wine industry in general to new heights.
Wines of South Africa, Clifford Roberts

Monday, 31 January, 2022

Son of the Soil launches online store

Son of the Soil Wines launches their very own CellarDirect shop.