Kleine Zalze wine estate named Best Producer in SA

WITH the 2020 harvest in full swing, the winemaking team at Kleine Zalze wine estate received very welcome news and recognition for their painstaking...

Canned wines take off in the SA market

While wine has been canned since the 1930s, this form of packaging never really took off because of the inferior quality of canned wine...

The comeback of Viognier 

Everyone loves a good comeback story

Double take for Survivor Pinotage at Mundus Vini Wine Awards

Survivor Pinotage, the acclaimed Swartland rendition of this proudly South African home grown grape variety, has brought home two Gold medals for consecutive vintages...

SA’s most definitive wine and food pairing guide to date launched

“Did I choose the right wine?” The inevitable moment of self-doubt that strikes all home cooks, foodies and wine lovers as their guests sit...

WWF-SA backs new sustainability award in wine and food tourism

If tourism in South Africa is to raise its contribution to GDP, expand economic opportunity and accelerate inclusive growth, it will have to tackle...

Distell reports profit drop as brewers fight for market share

Distell, the maker of Amarula, Klipdrift and Hunter’s Dry brands, said its profit margins came under pressure in its half-year to end-December, as SA...

SA Wine Index (SAWi) releases the ‘Grand Wines Collection’ – SA’s...

The ‘Grand Wines Collection’ (GWC), a wine selection that highlights South Africa’s best selection of consistently top scoring wines, has just been released by...

Black Elephant Vintners introduces wine in a can

Wine in a can is an innovation that could divide the crowds, but there is no ignoring it. Producers are increasingly understanding that wine...

‘Link liquor excise tax increase to inflation’

The South African Liquor Brand Owners Association (Salba) has called on the government to consider an inflation-only increase in the excise tax for alcoholic...

New vintage of Luddite Chenin shines a light for artisanal passion

The latest vintage of Luddite Wines’ Chenin has just been bottled and, as has become tradition with this popular white, is ever so briefly...

‘No low’ rising… What the burgeoning alcohol-free trend will mean for...

More and more people are cutting back on their alcohol intake and opting for no or low alcohol alternatives.  Michael Wylie-Harris, Content Director at...

SA alcohol delivery app Bottles hits 50k user mark, launches range...

South African alcohol delivery app Bottles has acquired over 50,000 users and is launching a range of tailored experiences for its customers.Disrupt Africa first...

Waterkloof unveils its charming Cape Coral 2019 Mourvèdre Rosé

Release marks 10th harvest milestone for winemaker

Shock tax hike coming for South Africans in April, economists warn

Fiscal policy is a huge problem for South Africa, with stuttering tax collections, and an apparent unwillingness of the government to cut the public...

As SA retailers struggle, other African markets start to shine

As more South African retailers announce possible closure of unprofitable stores, their peers in the continent are breaking new grounds, becoming the ones to...

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FOUR SA WINE TRENDS TO LOOK OUT FOR IN 2020

ith South Africa facing one of the most devastating debt crisis yet, the economy does not favour ‘non-essential’ items such as wine in the...