New paper wine bottle under consideration by leading UK supermarkets

A new paper bottle has arrived in the UK with claims that it could revolutionise sustainability in the wine sector.Frugalpac-paper-wine-bottlePackaging company Frugalpac has developed...

Robertson Winery introduces single serve wines in a can

Robertson Winery launched their Single Serve 200ml wines in a can just before #Lockdown, becoming the first established wine brand in South Africa to...

Robertson Winery introduces single serve wines in a can

Robertson Winery launched their Single Serve 200ml wines in a can just before #Lockdown, becoming the first established wine brand in South Africa to...

Distell volumes fall by about a quarter

Distell, the maker of the Savanna, Hunter’s Dry and Nederburg brands, says it has seen a spike in demand in SA as restrictions on...

Wine producers finding ways to thrive during COVID-19

The government’s ban on the export and sale of alcohol has had a massive impact on the South African wine sector. Typically a R47...

Wine producers finding ways to thrive during COVID-19

The government’s ban on the export and sale of alcohol has had a massive impact on the South African wine sector. Typically a R47...

Bonnievale Wines triumph at French championship

Bonnievale has long been touted for the passion of its vintners and the quality of its vineyards among the low hills along the Breede...

‘Unlikely that wine industry will make up the nearly R3bn it...

It could take up to six months for the wine industry to recover from the nine-week lockdown prohibiting businesses from trading.Agri SA chief executive...

‘Unlikely that wine industry will make up the nearly R3bn it...

It could take up to six months for the wine industry to recover from the nine-week lockdown prohibiting businesses from trading.Agri SA chief executive...

Durbanville Hills awarded world title for sparkling wine

In a show-stopping moment for the locally produced Méthod Cap Classique (MCC), the Durbanville Hills Blanc de Blancs vintage 2015 was crowned as the...

Winter weather causes further export losses for wine farmers

Although wine exports resumed following the easing of the strict Level 5 lockdown regulations to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic,...

Lockdown export ban adds to wine sector’s woes

Since 2016, SA’s wine industry has been consolidating and restructuring in a difficult external operating environment, but Covid-19 and lockdown have set back its...

Lockdown export ban adds to wine sector’s woes

Since 2016, SA’s wine industry has been consolidating and restructuring in a difficult external operating environment, but Covid-19 and lockdown have set back its...

What’s in a name? Nosecco a no-go as furious Prosecco takes...

Fancy a glass of Nosecco? The alcohol-free sparkling wine might not be to everyone’s taste, but its catchy name caused a fight between a...

Winery converts to food relief distribution point

With hunger escalating in the country due to COVID-19 lockdown and economic downturn, Durbanville Hills has partnered with SA Harvest and MES (Mould Empower...

Level 3 alcohol sales – More demand than Black Friday

The ban on alcohol sales was lifted on 1 June following South Africa’s move to level 3 of the lockdown, resulting in a remarkable...

South Africa’s on-premise wine trade faces challenging times

Although the South African wine industry resumed the domestic sale of liquor products for off-premise consumption by licensed vendors on Monday, the industry is...

We are born creative: Flagstone Writer’s Block

When we named Writer’s Block, we needed a creative solution to delineating this single block wine during a period when South Africa’s laws prevented...