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The 2018 Absa Top 10 Pinotage Winners Announced

The 2018 Absa Top 10 Pinotage Winners Announced

After much anticipation the presentation of the 2018 Absa Top 10 Pinotage trophies was held at Cavalli estate outside Somerset West on 15 August, commemorating 22 years of Absa’s involvement with the Pinotage Association, and setting the benchmark for South Africa’s most successful “indigenous” wine variety.
These 5 bottles show just how exciting South African wines can be

These 5 bottles show just how exciting South African wines can be

Here are five delicious wines from South Africa’s Stellenbosch region. They demonstrate the quality and value of South African wines reaching our markets.
Counting Down ... Shortlist of Absa Top 10 Pinotage Finalists Announced

Counting Down ... Shortlist of Absa Top 10 Pinotage Finalists Announced

The shortlist of one of the most sought-after SA wine accolades announced. #AbsaTop10Pinotage
Bringing up the House: When the minds of chefs and winemakers meet to elevate your restaurant experience

Bringing up the House: When the minds of chefs and winemakers meet to elevate your restaurant experience

The dance between food and wine is a central act in most good restaurants. Any chef or restaurateur worth their salt understands the need to get this right. That is if they want to create something more than just a meal out.
MCC: An Epic Tasting of South African Methode Cap Classique wines

MCC: An Epic Tasting of South African Methode Cap Classique wines

Tasting 93 traditional method SA sparklers
Eg Suid-Afrikaans - Pinotage by die Woordfees

Eg Suid-Afrikaans - Pinotage by die Woordfees

Die jaarlikse US Woordfees, van 2 tot 11 Maart, bied weereens die geleenthheid om verkeie unieke Suid-Afrikaanse aspekte te vier.
Danie Steytler: #SAWINELEGENDS

Danie Steytler: #SAWINELEGENDS

The sands of the Bottelary Hills run through Danie Steytler’s veins. The soils of this Stellenbosch region have shaped him as if out of clay and made him into the person and celebrated winemaker he is today. The Steytler family have farmed Kaapzicht Estate for over 70 years, and Danie is the third generation with 40 vintages of winemaking behind him.
Cab Franc Challenge 2018 offers wider exposure for the varietal

Cab Franc Challenge 2018 offers wider exposure for the varietal

CAB FRANC CHALLENGE 2018 EXPANDS EXPOSURE: The closing date for the third Cabernet Franc Challenge is coming up on 2 March with a broader base of categories offering producers the chance to get more exposure and expert feedback from the judging panel.
Turning Water Into Wine

Turning Water Into Wine

Thirsty conversation at recent tastings is as much about water as wine.
Less but better!  In anticipation of Pinotage harvest 2018

Less but better! In anticipation of Pinotage harvest 2018

Lower Pinotage yields but the quality of the grapes is very promising .
Cape Winemakers Guild welcomes new Chairman and new member

Cape Winemakers Guild welcomes new Chairman and new member

Boela Gerber, acclaimed cellarmaster at Groot Constantia, has become the new Chairman of the Cape Winemakers Guild with one additional member joining the ranks of this respected league of winemakers.
Platter's 2018 guide hits a Nelson with 111 Five Stars

Platter's 2018 guide hits a Nelson with 111 Five Stars

The Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2018 was launched at Cape Town’s The Table Bay Hotel on Friday 3 Nov,
Bottelary Hills toasts year-end with Pop Up Lunch at Mooiplaas

Bottelary Hills toasts year-end with Pop Up Lunch at Mooiplaas

Chef George Jardine fires up festive tastes and champion wines
First Gauteng Pinotage & Biltong Festival sets the bar!

First Gauteng Pinotage & Biltong Festival sets the bar!

International Pinotage Day was celebrated with enthusiasm this past weekend in the shady gardens of the Leriba Hotel in Centurion, when around 1000 fans descended on the 18 wineries presenting their Pinotage’s, paired with interesting biltong flavours by Billa ‘B & Co Biltong Deli, a new local biltong outlet.
Celebrating International Pinotage Day 2017 – Events and promotions

Celebrating International Pinotage Day 2017 – Events and promotions

Wine lovers all over the world have embraced the celebration of South Africa’s national wine and this year's Pinotage Day promises to be exceptional, entertaining and with a more International presence.
First Gauteng Pinotage & Biltong Festival showcases diversity

First Gauteng Pinotage & Biltong Festival showcases diversity

If you always thought Pinotage is only used to make serious red wines, don’t miss out on the first Pinotage and Biltong Festival in Gauteng which takes place on national Pinotage day, Saturday 14 October and Sunday 15 October at the Leriba Hotel in Centurion from 11 to 5 pm daily.
Consol Collaborates with wine producers to promote Stellenbosch and its Quality Wines

Consol Collaborates with wine producers to promote Stellenbosch and its Quality Wines

Introducing a new glass bottle that celebrates the unparalleled quality of Cabernet wines from the Stellenbosch region – superior packaging for superior wine.
Join Bottelary Hills for a Scottish Braai at its next Pop Up Lunch

Join Bottelary Hills for a Scottish Braai at its next Pop Up Lunch

What on earth is a Scottish Braai? Join the Stellenbosch wine route of Bottelary Hills and acclaimed chef George Jardine for a special, fire-side lunch at Kaapzicht Wine Estate on 27 August to find out. Chef George Jardine fans the flames for celebrated food and wine feast
Transformation and integration - #wineforgood

Transformation and integration - #wineforgood

The South African wine industry, like the country itself, has lived through political turmoil and a fair amount of negativity with regards to its history. However, through radical transformation and a number of innovative projects, this perception is gradually changing as the industry is remade from within.
The Old Vines Project Goes Live In London With One of the Tastings of the Year…

The Old Vines Project Goes Live In London With One of the Tastings of the Year…

The 28th of June was a momentous day in the history of South African wine. The Old Vines Tasting at South Africa House in London presented by Andre Morgenthal and Jo Wehring of Wines of South Africa, profiled 77 of the most profound red and white wines produced in South Africa’s diverse winelands.

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