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Wine magazine to close

The official media release from RamsayMedia regarding the closure of Wine magazine: Media Release 8 July 2011 Wine goes digital RamsayMedia announced today that the September 2011 issue...

Topical pic – Djokovic a big fan of SA Sauvignon Blanc?

Is local Sauvignon Blanc too "green"? Not if you're Novak Djokovic of Serbia, who munched down on some of the grass on Wimbledon centre...

Topical pic – tasting for Platter’s 2012 under way

Wines to be reviewed for the 2012 edition of Plattter’s began arriving towards the end of June, the deadline for final copy being 5...

Topical pic – Darling Brew Slow Beer at Bay Harbour Market,...

Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay opened today. Situated in an old fish processing factory on the water's edge, there were some 70 or...

Topical pic –Everson’s Cider at Tokai’s EarthFair Food Market

Yesterday we visited Porter Estate Produce Market and EarthFair Food Market, both in Tokai. Porter Estate is located at the top of Tokai road...

New Zealand wine writers commit to “excellence and integrity”

Received notification via Tim James of Grape.co.za regarding the formation of a New Zealand organisation committed to encourage excellence and integrity in wine writing...

SA selling out rather than selling up?

Received this email from a wine enthusiast (name known) based in London concerned that South Africa is still not succeeding in getting its export...

Topical pic: Cape Point Vineyards Semillon – gone but not forgotten

The single variety bottling of Semillon from Cape Point Vineyards has enjoyed great success at Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show: the 2005 winning the...