Set against the densely forested eastern sides of the Table Mountain range and sloping down into a valley of vineyards, Constantia offers plenty of reasons to plan a holiday break or getaway around this locale...
16 Sep 2020
Platter's South African Wine Guide has chosen a remarkable 80 wines to be awarded the highest honour of five stars in the 34th edition of the guide, which is up from 62 in the last edition.
11 Nov 2013
The KWV again triumphed as best wine producer at Veritas this year with no less than four double gold and 13 gold medals, followed by Nederburg with four double gold and nine gold medals, Boplaas Family Vineyards with four double gold and six gold medals and De Grendel with three double gold medals at the weekend's 2013 Veritas Awards ceremony.
8 Oct 2013
In celebration of the forthcoming summer season and of Tourism Month, taking place in September, City Sightseeing is offering a variety of special offers and deals to get people out and about in the Mother City.
20 Sep 2013
Around 2700 wine lovers arrived over the two days at RMB WineX Cape Town Select 2012 to taste more than 400 wines, revisit show regulars and acquaint themselves with new producers.
13 Dec 2012
The results of the 2012 5 Nations Wine Challenge between Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand and South Africa were announced in Sydney late last week and, though Australia was the Nation of Show, South Africa scored well with four trophies, 14 double golds and 7 golds.
31 Oct 2012
This weekend saw Fleur du Cap achieve double golds on the same day on two continents, as its 2010 Noble Late Harvest won a double gold at the Five Nations Wine Challenge in Australia and a Grand d'Or at the 2011 Michelangelo International Wine Awards in South Africa. It retails for approximately R110 a bottle.
13 Sep 2011
Following the 1463 ballots cast in the 2010 Best Wines on Show poll for RMB WineX, the winners have been announced, with Viognier dominating in the white wine category and Pinotage again victor in the reds. Sponsored this year by wine glass producer Riedel, the poll represents one of the most detailed consumer research exercises conducted within the wine industry.
19 Nov 2010
Described as the longest running private, premium wine festival in the country and the longest sponsored festival in the history of Cape wine, the 20th Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Festival will take place at the Wanderer's Club in Johannesburg on 8-9 September 2010.
12 Aug 2010
Wine Magazine's 2010 Global Trader Shiraz Challenge found Rickety Bridge 2008 and Saronsberg Provenance 2007 running neck and neck for first place as both had achieved the same arithmetic average score.
20 Jul 2010
The 2010 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show announced its winners on Monday 17 May 2010; awarding Eagles' Nest Shiraz 2008 as the Best Red Wine overall and Flagstone Word of Mouth 2008 as the Best White Wine overall, while Tokara celebrated the 10th anniversary of its first bottling by winning the Fairbairn Capital Trophy for the Most Successful Producer.
18 May 2010
Through a line-up of headlining activations and events incorporating sustainable investment in infrastructure, the V&A Waterfront is geared to host up to 100 000 local, domestic and international fans expected daily within the precinct and the city during the month-long tournament.
14 May 2010