A rapidly changing world necessitates that we use the knowledge that has now been garnered to find a way to the future. With the decline in vineyard plantings, ensuing drought and the rising cost of wine growing...
James Pietersen 15 Jan 2018
En primeur or 'wine futures', is a method of purchasing sought-after wines early while the wine is still in the barrel...
Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Jul 2017
Wine Cellar: Fine Wine Merchants and Cellarers recently announced their top pick of SA's hottest young winemaking talent for the seventh edition of the Young Guns tasting event. We got in touch with one of the rising stars, Stephanie Wiid, one half of Thistle & Weed, to chat all things wine.
Ruth Cooper 27 Jun 2017
The Cape Winemakers Guild Viticulture Protégé Programme has yielded its first graduate. Logan Jooste has made his debut in the wine industry with a full-time position as a viticulturist at Bartinney Wine Estate...
Cari Coetzee 5 Jun 2017
We catch up with Lizelle Gerber, winemaker at Boschendal, to find out what will keep the wine flowing this year...
Cari Coetzee 13 Jan 2017
Suited gents and dolled-up dames gathered in the manicured grounds of La Residence hotel in Franschhoek on Saturday evening for the 36th annual Diners Club Winemaker of the Year Awards...
Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Nov 2016
This week we take a look at the machine that makes wine non-stop; happily note that the fine wine market soared in June; check in with VinPro on their scholarship programme; and look forward to the fabulous wine-related events that will take place at the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival in Hyde Park this week.
Anna-Bet Stemmet 11 Jul 2016
This week we discuss the potential of the IGWS's robotic vineyard prototype, rejoice at the inclusion of an online wine appreciation course on the Cape Wine Academy log, look forward to the 2016 Juliet Cullinan Wine Festival that takes place in Sandton next week, and give KWV a pat on the back for some well-deserved SAWi accolades.
Anna-Bet Stemmet 4 Jul 2016
This week we take a look at how the Brexit decision could influence the UK wine trade, get some good news regarding South African job creation, learn more about China's millennial connoisseurs and congratulate Stellenrust on its inclusion in the SAWi Grand Wines Collection.
Anna-Bet Stemmet 27 Jun 2016
Good day fellow wine lovers! We've promised to keep you informed of the most interesting happenings in the local and international wine industry each week, and we've kept true to our word...
Anna-Bet Stemmet 27 May 2016
It was quite an eventful week in the world of wine and we are happy to bring you some good news from around the globe.
Anna-Bet Stemmet 20 May 2016
Good day fellow wine lovers. We've promised to keep you informed of the most interesting happenings in the local and international wine industry each week, and we've kept true to our word.
Anna-Bet Stemmet 13 May 2016
Fairtrade South Africa is celebrated for its pioneering spirit; the Cape Town-based office was the global organisation's first marketing and business development setup...
Cari Coetzee 17 Feb 2016