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Change of winemaker at Glen Carlou

Johnnie Calitz, previously of Anura, takes over as head winemaker at Paarl property Glen Carlou as of this month. Outgoing winemaker Arco Laarman, who has...

Absa Perold Cape Blend Competition 2016 results

Results of the sixth annual Absa Perold Cape Blend Competition were announced earlier today, the top five wines as follows: Beyerskloof Faith 2014 Flagstone Dragon Tree...

Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction 2016 sales figures

Record sales were achieved at the 32nd Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction held yesterday, these amounting to R13 833 200 for 2 428 cases, average price...

International Wine & Spirit Competition 2016 – trophy winners

Local wines to win varietal trophies at this year's International Wine & Spirit Competition were as follows: DeMoregenzon Reserve Chenin Blanc 2015 Nederburg Private Bin R163...

World’s first Pinotage finish whisky launched

Local distiller Three Ships Whisky has launched the world’s first whisky finished in a cask previously used for the maturation of. With only 3500 bottles...

The Michael Fridjhon Wine Experience 2016

In 1996, the rand-dollar exchange rate was 4.3 and today it is 14.11. Back then, Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1990 cost R900 per bottle while...

Nederburg Auction 2016 sales figures

Total sales were just under R7.6 million for 10 506 litres of wine at this year’s Nederburg Auction – average price per litre equating...

Forrester Vineyards signs major international partnership deal

Forrester Vineyards Pty. Ltd has signed a partnership deal with AdVini, a French wine distribution company listed on the Paris stock exchange. This will...