Fleur du Cap’s star- studded Noble Late Harvest 2011 has been crowned best South African sweet wine under £15 (R210), clinching the Regional Trophy at the 2013 Decanter World Wine Awards in London.
Baronne, one of South Africa's most successful red blends and a name that for many is synonymous with red wine itself, celebrates its ruby anniversary this year.
Fleur du Cap Unfiltered Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, crowned best South African red Bordeaux Varietal over £10 and Regional Trophy winner at the 2012 Decanter World Wine Awards in London has just been released.
Don’t Tax Our Wine Irish Cry as Budget Finds Austerity Threshold
06/12/2012 - 09:05
The Corkscrew Wine Merchants in Dublin did a week’s trade in one afternoon yesterday as shoppers made sure they beat a surprise increase in tax on alcohol.
Heineken gulps Tiger after takeover nod
28/09/2012 - 11:56
Singapore - Shareholders in the parent company of the Singapore-based brewer that makes Tiger Beer approved its takeover by Heineken Friday, increasing the Dutch giant's footprint in the growing Asian market.
Boost for wine industry transformation
19/09/2012 - 08:36
Cape Town - Nedbank has invested more than R1.3m over the past six years to transform the wine industry and has almost trebled its annual contribution for 2012 to enable more aspirant winemakers to join the Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme.
Heineken clears hurdle to buy APB
19/09/2012 - 07:44
Singapore - A Thai rival on Wednesday vowed to back Dutch giant Heineken's takeover of major Asian brewer APB, defusing a potential clash ahead of a Singapore conglomerate's meeting on the issue.
Western Cape economy cools down
13/07/2012 - 08:05
Cape Town – Together with the chilly Cape weather the Western Cape economy is also cooling down, as is evident from the May Sake24 and BoE Private Clients Western Cape Barometer.
Minister to rein in liquor industry ties
20/06/2012 - 09:09
The Department of Social Development is finalising a set of instructions to all national and provincial government departments to regulate and restrict their interaction and relationships with the liquor industry, says a departmental spokeswoman.
Ban on alcohol ads under discussion
09/03/2012 - 08:06
Johannesburg - There are no definite plans to ban alcohol adverts but all options to curb alcohol abuse are being considered, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Elizabeth Thabethe said on Thursday.
Study links BPA to heart disease
27/02/2012 - 09:39
Chemicals found in some food packaging can increase the risk of developing heart disease, according to new research from the UK.
KWV mulls release of heritage asset value
09/02/2012 - 08:58
The board of wine and spirits group KWV will consider publishing the details of the valuations of its valuable heritage assets with its interim results, which are due out later this month.
HCI’s offer for KWV is unfair, say directors
31/01/2012 - 08:19
The independent members of the KWV board have told KWV shareholders that the R8.50 a share offer from Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) is not fair.