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Distell's new Click2Collect platform simplifies drinks shopping at taverns

Distell has launched Click2Collect.co.za to help South Africans order alcoholic drinks from more than 22,000 taverns countrywide in a simpler and safer manner...

2 Jul 2020

Durbanville Hills sparkling wine wins world's best

Beating fierce competition from eight countries around the globe, including France, New Zealand and Italy, the Durbanville Hills Blanc de Blancs triumphed over 45 entries...

23 Jun 2020

National Liquor Traders Council created to transform tavern industry

A new national body has been formed to help transform South Africa's taverns into modernised and technology-savvy business enterprises...

23 Jun 2020

CapeWine 2021 postponed

Exports are still slower than expected due to the port in Cape Town struggling to cope with the demand. This has had a huge impact on Wines of South Africa's income, which is directly linked to exports, and also on the financial situation of many producers...

19 Jun 2020

Entries open for 2020 Wine & Food Tourism Awards

Sponsored by WWF South Africa through funding provided by Pamela and Neville Isdell, the award highlights the critical role of eco and social sustainability in the development and execution of relevant, appealing and competitive travel offerings...

18 Jun 2020

Entries now open for the Absa Top 10 Pinotage competition

The competition celebrates the Pinotage grape varietal as one of South Africa's signature wines...

12 Jun 2020

Nederburg granted WWF Conservation Champion status

Nederburg was originally accorded WWF Biodiversity and Wine Initiative membership in 2011 for its eco-conscious wine-growing and winemaking protocols...

5 Jun 2020

18,000 jobs lost in wine industry - Vinpro

Although liquor sales are allowed from 1 June, the two-month ban on the sale of alcohol, combined with a ban on exports, has had a devastating impact on the wine industry.

1 Jun 2020

Level 3: Green light for takeaways and booze, but tobacco ban remains

The ban on cigarettes and related tobacco products will remain in place, but alcohol will be permitted for sale on certain days of the week...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 May 2020

GWC adds Cape Town and the Cape Winelands to its global network

The Cape Town and the Cape Winelands have officially joined the Great Wine Capitals global network...

28 May 2020

Online wine sales - get your paperwork in order

Danie Cronjé, director of Danie Cronje Attorneys Incorporated, provides some clear guidelines with regard to online wine sales...

27 May 2020

Alcohol industry welcomes opening of trade for home consumption

South Africa's alcohol industry has welcomed the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday evening that the move to Level 3 would include the sale of alcohol for home consumption...

26 May 2020

Strauss & Co's virtual auction reaffirms support for the arts, fine wine

The virtual sale saw all 115 lots in the Bordeaux-themed sale find buyers...

21 May 2020

A Covid conversation with Jean Naudé, CEO of Groot Constantia

Di Brown chats to Jean Naudé, CEO of Groot Constantia to find out more about the current situation of the estate, challenges faced, and the future during these uncertain times...

By Di Brown 13 May 2020

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