Wines of South Africa’s cape wine 2015 in partnership with DHL Express set to display South Africa’s best to the world
"Rule-breaking", "trailblazing", "daring", "superb" and "exciting" are the adjectives increasingly linked to South African wines. Influential critics and sommeliers are currently singling out the country as the source of what they consider the worlds most original and captivating wines, many of which will come under the spotlight at next year's industry showcase, Cape Wine 2015.
Hosted by Wines of South Africa, the three-day event is being sponsored for the first time by the world’s leading express logistics company, DHL Express. It will take place at the start of the Southern Hemisphere's 2015 spring season, running from September 15 to 17 in Cape Town at the city's International Convention Centre.
Experts see faster growth in third quarter
With the last monetary policy committee meeting of the year having concluded last week with a decision to leave interest rates unchanged, attention again shifts to local economic growth.
Black Friday to be busiest shopping day of 2014 – USA
Black Friday (Nov. 28) is expected to be the busiest shopping day of 2014. According to data from in-store analytics provider RetailNext, it will be followed in order by four days in December: Dec. 20, 21, 13, and 19.
KWV Challenges Conventions with Two SA Firsts
KWV, home of the World’s Best Brandy, today unveiled SA’s first and only XO Cognac produced under a South African brand name, the KWV Héritage XO Cognac, and KWV Nexus 30 year old brandy.
Consumer Goods and Services Ombudsman
A survey of the complaints brought to the Consumer Goods and Services Ombudsman (CGSO) shows just how consumer protection regulations are being put into action.
Doing it the Baleia Bay way
In a recently established wine making area along the Cape South Coast, near the small town of Vermaaklikheid, the Joubert family proudly produces their very unique range of Baleia Bay wines.
FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 Revealed
Ten outstanding Sauvignon Blanc wines were lauded today (Wednesday, 22 October) as South Africa’s finest when the results of the 2014 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 were announced.
Social images from Whisky Live last night
The FNB Whisky Live festival kicked off last night in Sandton. The festival will be open tonight and tomorrow night from 18:00 – 22:00 and whisky lovers have the choice to taste 180 whiskies from around the world.
Gauteng’s abused children under the spotlight
Women and Men Against Child Abuse (WMACA), an organisation that helps children who are victims of abuse by providing a basket of services including medical and therapeutic treatment as well as court preparation, has won R35 000 in a national campaign to bring attention to concerns committed to fighting women and child abuse.