Friday, 18 May, 2018

Michelangelo FUN WINE FACT

How to make 1800 people happy
Michelangelo International Awards

Friday, 11 May, 2018

Michelangelo FUN WINE FACT

A "butt" was a Medieval unit of measure for wine. Technically, a buttload of fine is about 475 liters, or 126 gallons.
Michelangelo International Awards

Wednesday, 27 September, 2017

A story of hope: Compagniesdrift Wines

A ship cruises along the circular perimeter. There’s an upside-down pig floating above loose wagon wheels and windmills; and in-between the roosters and chickens, farmers toil the land as more wagon wheels and ships roll by. This isn’t some kind of lucid dream I’m describing, but the rich vortex of the Compagniesdrift logo, which doubles as the wine label for their in-house range.
Malu Lambert

Tuesday, 4 July, 2017 embarks on a journey to the Cederberg Mountains

It does not matter how many times you drive that dusty road, the experience is always different.

Thursday, 13 April, 2017

Tshepang Molisana's career is taking to the skies

April 2017 not only sees the launch of a new luxury travel magazine, but also that of Tshepang Molisana's new career as editor.

Monday, 2 January, 2017

Three of our top reads for 2016 ....

The one survived over 60 wine and food tastings in 2016; the other celebrated its 10th anniversary and the third is about a budding young writer who walked away with a grand prize of R15 000.

Sunday, 1 January, 2017

Happy New Year!

A warm welcome to 2017.

Thursday, 10 March, 2016

Deepest condolences to Thelema Winery

This weekend saw the tragic death of Thelema worker James Williams.

Thursday, 11 February, 2016

Love The Wine You're With

Love is in the air and we can certainly feel the heat. If you still don't know what to do to celebrate your love this Valentine's Day, don't panic, check out what these wineries are doing and take your pick.

Friday, 29 January, 2016

From Tulbagh to Constantia, Harvest 2016 is in full swing and has been earlier than ever

With all the festivities and over-indulging on food and great wine, it's easy to forget that whilst many of us ease back into work, the wineries are gearing up for harvest and many have indeed started. It's the busiest time of the year for wineries and we've collected a few insights into how 2016 is going for different winemakers.

Friday, 22 January, 2016

Stellenbosch Fire still burns

Firefighters are battling strong blazes in the Stellenbosch area with many vineyards under threat. The fire began on Tuesday soon after a large fire in Elgin had been contained. Due to strong winds, the fire has moved swiftly and mercilessly.

Tuesday, 19 January, 2016

Elgin Fire Info

No doubt you will have seen the powerful images on social media of the fires that have engulfed parts of Elgin and have threatened countless vineyards in the area.

Monday, 11 January, 2016

Start your fine wine investments today

Gather your exclusive collection for your private cellar, and keep it safe with home contents insurance, in collaboration with Dial Direct

Monday, 4 January, 2016

Limitless? Not when it comes to drinking and driving

It seems almost natural for celebrations in life to include alcohol. A lazy weekend looks so much better with a glass of wine in hand and visiting the winelands and tasting SA's great wines is a great day out but are we being mindful enough of our actions when having a drink and are we getting home safely?

Friday, 18 December, 2015

Ending 2015 on a high

It’s been an extraordinary year for the South African wine industry with our global reach escalating momentously with the success of Cape Wine, further thrusting our exceptionally diverse and award-winning wines into an even greater spotlight.

Thursday, 10 September, 2015

Deeply saddened by the news of Rhona Beck's passing

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Mrs Rhona Beck at the age of 78.

Monday, 7 September, 2015

Cape Wine Seminars and Speaker's Corners

Cape Wine is the flagship business showcase of the South African wine industry. Presented at the Cape Town International Convention Centre every three years by Wines of South Africa (WOSA), it is the most successful international wine trade show in the southern hemisphere. Over the 3 days there will be numerous seminars that can be attended.

Wednesday, 19 August, 2015

Our deepest sympathies for the family of Hugo de Villiers of Landskroon Wines

Hugo passed away yesterday morning, he was one of five family members who helped to run the farm.

Monday, 2 February, 2015

Romancing in the Elgin Valley

In need of some ideas for the month of love? Want to look at just one area of the winelands? Try Elgin...

Tuesday, 27 January, 2015

UK-born, but SA's own, Cathy Marston wins WSET educator of the year

Congratulations to Cathy Marston on winning Wine & Spirit Education Trust’s Educator of the Year 2014