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Bain's sustainability accolades celebrated on limited-edition bottle

Bain's Cape Mountain Whisky will temporarily be sporting a green label to highlight the brand's recent sustainability achievements, which drew positive global recognition for the proudly South African spirit.

27 Nov 2020

Alcohol industry sponsors R30m worth of medical supplies in Eastern Cape

The South African alcohol industry has stepped up its efforts to assist in curbing the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in recently identified hot spots in the Eastern Cape province...

26 Nov 2020

Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show winners for 2020

South Africa secured the lion's share of the gold medals and trophies across most major classes in second annual Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show...

26 Nov 2020

SA wine information day looks toward 2021 and beyond

South African wine businesses will come together virtually at the start of 2021 to take a look at the state of the industry and equip themselves with insights and tools needed to direct their own destiny in 2021 and beyond...

24 Nov 2020

Simonsig, Glen Carlou win top spots at 2020 Diners Club, Young Winemaker of the Year

Regarded as one of the country's most prestigious and well-respected wine industry competition, the awards celebrate the skills and talent of the vintners...

23 Nov 2020

Taverners Summit addresses responsible trading and social responsibility

The tavern industry should play its role in promoting responsible behaviour and avoid the pressure to immediately recoup the financial losses suffered from alcohol sales ban during the coming festive season...

20 Nov 2020

Rampant rise of illicit alcohol trade a cause for concern

The South African Liquor Brand Owners' Association has stated that the increasing illicit trade in alcohol represents a serious threat to the South African economy...

18 Nov 2020

Diversity of IP rights - unpacking wine as a case study

As a nation, South Africa is peopled by passionate wine-drinkers, consuming 4 million hectolitres (1.6% of the world's total) in 2019. While we love our wine, few of us have stopped to consider the intellectual property (IP) rights that exist in viticulture and viniculture...

By Marco Vatta 13 Nov 2020

Easing of alcohol sales restrictions a welcome relief for industry

Retailers are now able to sell liquor for off-site consumption over the weekend and during all licensed trading hours...

12 Nov 2020

VinoVeritas app simplifies access to award-winning wine and brandy

The Veritas Gold and Double Gold medal-winning wines and brandies will now be available for easy ordering and home delivery thanks to a new, specially developed app for online wines sales...

5 Nov 2020

Best of Wine Tourism Awards 2021 winners announced

This international annual competition is designed to reward the wineries in each of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network's member cities, for their excellence in seven different categories...

5 Nov 2020

Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year 2020 finalists announced

Diners Club introduced the Winemaker of the Year award to encourage local winemakers to raise the standard of wines produced in South Africa...

4 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by 26 Oct 2020

Wine tourism: Border regulations create uncertainty

The list of countries that are currently on the red, high-risk list includes South Africa's top international markets such as the USA, the UK, the Netherlands and France. At the same time, South Africa is a high-risk destination for low- to medium-risk countries, which impacts their ability to visit the country...

21 Oct 2020

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