Hendrick's Gin has releases a new quinine cordial for bartenders. Combining lavender and orange distillates with extracts of orange blossom, wormwood and holy thistle, Quinetum's core ingredient of cinchona succirubra bark is balanced for a more rounded and workable liquid...
28 Nov 2014 16:12
Both Robertson Winery and Fleur du Cap have released a new Sauvignon Blanc for summer.
24 Nov 2014 10:38
After 12 months of extensive global consumer research, what is now positioned as the Scottish Leader Original has been reformulated with improved body and balance...
12 Nov 2014 11:21
Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 13 November 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Pete Case and Jacqueline Lahoud...
12 Nov 2014 09:23
For the festive season, two new vodkas have been launched on the South African market - Skyy Infusions Vanilla Bean and Russian Bear Single Batch.
4 Nov 2014 10:00
The Young Airhawk Sauvignon Blanc 2013 has reached new heights with a listing on the 2014 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 wines.
27 Oct 2014 11:21
Allan Barnard has co-founded 'The House of Bubbly', a wine shop that promotes South African Cap Classiques in the village of Riebeek Kasteel, adjacent to the iconic restaurant, Kasteelberg Bistro.
17 Oct 2014 14:45
Nederburg has added a Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot to its 56HUNDRED range, adding to the original Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon.
10 Oct 2014 13:02
A limited edition of Savanna Dry Angry Lemon, available for this summer only, has been released to create some excitement in the cider category. Playing on the quirky side of dry, it is a cider with a splash of lemon, for a distinctively fresh taste.
2 Oct 2014 11:22
Walker Bay has released its new Fairtrade Rosé, the De Bos Walker Bay 47 Varietal Rosé, made from 47 varietals.
18 Sep 2014 11:04
Capitalising on the growth in the flavoured beer market, the latest beer extension is Castle Lite Lime. Flavoured beer is considered one of the fastest-growing sectors in the beer market globally, growing 7% by volume in 2013, according to Euromonitor International.
4 Sep 2014 10:29
Using natural organic methods, the Avondale organic wine farm produces seven natural wines. Proprietor Johnathan Grieve pioneered the organic-biodynamic-scientific approach he calls BioLOGIC.
12 Aug 2014 10:12
De Krans Wine Cellar, situated in Calitzdorp and famed for its port production, has released its new Chardonnay 2013, Tinta Barocca Rosé 2014 and Cabernet Sauvignon 2013. Displaying a new label, all three wines are Origin of Calitzdorp.
8 Aug 2014 12:32
A new, limited offering from Castle Milk Stout, chocolate infused stout at 4.5% ABV, brewed with real cocoa hit the bottle store shelves on Saturday 19 July 2014.
25 Jul 2014 15:22
The 2011 vintage of the Rhône style blend 'The Motorcycle Marvel' from Nederburg is out now, offering a blend of Grenache, Carignan, Shiraz, Mourvèdre and Cinsaut.
23 Jul 2014 10:31
Rickety Bridge has launched its first icon wine, The Bridge 2008, named after the original 'rickety bridge' from which the estate took its name. A Cabernet Sauvignon, it was judged to be one of the Top 100 wines in the inaugural Top 100 SA Wines competition. With the vineyard being inaccessible by vehicle, all of the eight barrels were hand-made from start to finish.
8 Jun 2011 02:00
Hazendal wine estate has introduced its De Haas wines, in white, rosé and red in a screw cap range, a first for the estate. Haas, meaning rabbit or hare, takes its name from Christoffel Hazenwinkel, the original owner of the estate in 1699. 'Hazen' is the plural for 'haas', which reportedly roamed Hazendal in those early days.
13 May 2011 11:00
The Cape of Good Hope Wines, a new range of wines just released by Anthonij Rupert Wines and distributed by Meridian Wine Merchants, is now available. Attractive labels, showing replicas of the famous Cape of Good Hope stamps, complement three whites and two reds.
6 May 2011 09:58
To celebrate its bicentenary, champagne house, Perrier-Jouët, has released 100 bottles of its Bi-Centenaire, a living legacy champagne, designed to be passed on to future generations. To achieve this, the vintage has been carefully chosen for its exceptional ageing capacity by current cellar master Hervé Deschamps, the seventh cellar master in the house's 200 year-history.
12 Apr 2011 11:20
Simonsvlei International has introduced its latest stand-alone product, the Toffee Chunk Syrah, created for wine drinkers in search of a unique wine and different taste profile.
8 Apr 2011 11:58
The new vintages of its flagship range have been released by Steenberg Vineyards. These are the Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2010, Steenberg Semillon 2010, Catharina 2007 and Nebbiolo 2009.
5 Apr 2011 13:07
Shannon Vineyards has released its Sanctuary Peak Sauvignon Blanc 2010 and two 2009 reds, Mount Bullet Merlot and Rockview Ridge Pinot Noir and offers a limited release Macushla Pinot Noir Noble Late Harvest, which received 4½ Stars in the 2011 Platter's Wine Guide. It retails at around R150.
30 Mar 2011 12:39
Southern Comfort has introduced its new line extension in South Africa, Southern Comfort Lime. The original and distinctive spirit of New Orleans - known for its unique combination of fruit, spice and whiskey flavours - is balanced with an extra zest of lime flavour to produce a perfectly mixed, ready-to-pour drink.
23 Mar 2011 13:30
As the nights grow longer, it is time to bring out the new Cape vintages released by Knorhoek and Zonnebloem.
21 Mar 2011 23:56
The Allesverloren 2008 Tinta Barocca has been released by Danie Malan, owner and winemaker of the estate. Described as an easy-drinking wine that offers a rich abundance of berry flavours, softened by vanilla and oak spice aromas, it retails for about R77 a bottle.
20 Jan 2011 11:11
Delaire, the Stellenbosch boutique wine estate perched high on the crest of the Helshoogte Pass, is celebrating the completion of its new state-of-the-art cellar with the release of a trio of new terroir driven wines.
8 Oct 2008 12:23
Fleur du Cap has released its first white wine under screw cap with the new 2008 vintage of its Unfiltered Sauvignon Blanc. All 2008 vintages of the brand's white unfiltered wines will be bottled under screw cap instead of cork to safeguard the quality and flavours by eliminating any risk of cork taint.
2 Sep 2008 13:56