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Bonnievale accolades shine a light on Cabernet Sauvignon excellence

Bonnievale accolades shine a light on Cabernet Sauvignon excellence

17/09/2019 - 14:37
A string of recent awards for Bonnievale Wines has highlighted not only the winery's skillful viticulture and winemaking practices, but the region's premium quality Cabernet Sauvignon too. read more
KWV Cruxland Gin among the world’s best for a second time running

KWV Cruxland Gin among the world’s best for a second time running

28/01/2019 - 10:57
For the second year running, KWV Cruxland Gin has triumphed as the Best South African London Dry Gin for Taste at the prestigious World Gin Awards. The announcement was made at the Caledonian Club in London, in the presence of more than 100 guests and influencers from the gin industry.  read more
KWV claims Champion Red Blend at SA Young Wine Show

KWV claims Champion Red Blend at SA Young Wine Show

28/08/2018 - 08:17
KWV received the 2018 SA Champion Red Blend Trophy at the illustrious SA Young Wine Show awards gala dinner, presented by Agri-Expo in the historical Stellenbosch City Hall, on Saturday 25 August. read more
#WomensMonth: Paarl celebrates female winemakers during Women's Month

#WomensMonth: Paarl celebrates female winemakers during Women's Month

13/08/2018 - 10:01
Drakenstein Tourism is using National Women’s Month in August to pay tribute to the female winemakers working in the region with a series of #winewednesday engagements. There are currently 18 female winemakers and winemaker assistants working at amongst others prestigious wine producers such as Nederburg, KWV, Boland Cellar and Fairview.  read more
KWV wins GOLD at International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2018

KWV wins GOLD at International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2018

04/07/2018 - 15:47
KWV Brandy has been awarded an impressive 3 gold medals for the KWV 10-Year-Old Potstill Brandy, KWV 12-Year-Old Barrel Select Brandy and the KWV 20-Year-Old XO Brandy at the International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2018.  read more
KWV concludes month-long search and announces KWV Brandy Futurists

KWV concludes month-long search and announces KWV Brandy Futurists

19/06/2018 - 13:03
After an exciting month-long competition that saw the culinary world paired with the world of mixology, KWV concluded its search for its KWV Brandy Futurists: innovative and creative geniuses.  read more
Albie Cilliers scores major victory in KWV share ruling

Albie Cilliers scores major victory in KWV share ruling

15/06/2018 - 08:24
Shareholder activist Albie Cilliers has secured a major victory over La Concorde Holdings, which is controlled by Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI), in his almost two-year legal battle to get fair payment for his KWV shares. read more
KWV launches search for KWV Brandy’s Futurists

KWV launches search for KWV Brandy’s Futurists

07/05/2018 - 11:06
This year, KWV celebrates its centennial and “100 Years of Excellence”. In recognition of this milestone, this pioneering brand has just launched a nationwide competition highlighting the drink’s versatility, called KWV Brandy Reimagined. read more
KWV named a ‘World Class Distillery’ at  World Spirits Awards

KWV named a ‘World Class Distillery’ at World Spirits Awards

05/04/2018 - 15:31
In another illustrious performance, KWV has been named a ‘World Class Distillery’ at the World Spirits Awards (WSA) in Germany, a global competition, and classification standard, recognising “simply the best in spirits”. KWV, both a wine and spirits producer, also received a Double Gold and six Gold awards for products from its various distilling portfolios. read more
KWV named Brandy Producer of the Year at International Wine and Spirit Competition

KWV named Brandy Producer of the Year at International Wine and Spirit Competition

21/11/2017 - 08:46
Paarl-based wine and spirit producer KWV walked away with all the major awards at the annual International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London, beating local – and international – brandy and cognac producers to the ultimate title: Brandy Producer of the Year.  read more
Albie Cilliers steps up battle over KWV shares amid Vasari sale

Albie Cilliers steps up battle over KWV shares amid Vasari sale

20/06/2017 - 08:56
KWV dissenting shareholder Albie Cilliers is expecting La Concorde Holdings to respond to him by Friday, clarifying additional concerns he has raised in a supplementary affidavit filed with the High Court in Cape Town at the end of May. read more
KWV: Minorities’ true-value worries

KWV: Minorities’ true-value worries

25/05/2017 - 11:37
Shareholders are concerned about Niveus’s intentions around the cash, property and art from KWV’s asset sale to Vasari. read more
 KWV named World Class Distiller

KWV named World Class Distiller

04/04/2017 - 12:01
KWV claims international awards over 3 distilling categories read more
Battle looms over KWV sale

Battle looms over KWV sale

25/10/2016 - 15:27
A battle royal is looming over the proposed payout to dissenting KWV minority shareholders following the sale of the company’s operational assets to Vasari Global, a company controlled by Vivian Imerman read more
Vasari concludes acquisition of KWV, takes aim at strategic growth opportunities

Vasari concludes acquisition of KWV, takes aim at strategic growth opportunities

14/10/2016 - 14:51
Johannesburg, South Africa – 14 October 2016: Vasari, a leading consumer-focused investment group has completed the acquisition of South African wine and spirits producer KWV Group’s operational assets for ZAR1.15 billion. The acquisition, announced in May 2016 was finalised after securing overwhelming shareholder support and a nod from the South African Competition Commission.  read more
Wine industry prop is now a world standard

Wine industry prop is now a world standard

24/08/2016 - 15:14
Wine enthusiasts, especially those whose preference is for small-batch production of handcrafted wines, conveniently forget for most of the 20th century the Cape wine industry would not have survived without the Cape brandy industry. read more
Another go at the grape

Another go at the grape

22/08/2016 - 10:29
WOULD somebody please put KWV Holdings out of our misery? Since 2004, when restrictions on ownership of its shares were lifted, KWV has been the source of screeds of anguished media stories about poor operating performances, threatened heritage assets and tense battles for control. If it had sold as much wine and spirits as it has generated stories over those years, KWV would not still be at the centre of a takeover bid and we in the media industry would be able to get on with writing about big companies that make profits. read more
KWV to weigh options after asset sale

KWV to weigh options after asset sale

01/08/2016 - 10:39
SHAREHOLDERS in unlisted liquor group KWV Holdings will not taste a rich special dividend anytime soon. read more
Minorities could thwart R1.15bn KWV deal

Minorities could thwart R1.15bn KWV deal

11/07/2016 - 16:55
THERE might be an unexpected twist to a R1.15bn deal proposing the sale of liquor group KWV Holdings’ operating assets to Vasari Global, an international company aligned to consumer goods magnate Vivian Imerman. read more
Rules for premium brandy tightened

Rules for premium brandy tightened

13/08/2014 - 14:36
Brandy drinkers who consider themselves connoisseurs will have something to cheer about, as new rules may mean an improvement in the quality of premium brandy. read more
KWV mulls release of heritage asset value

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. read more
HCI’s offer for KWV is unfair, say directors

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. read more
KWV chief quits abruptly

KWV chief quits abruptly

18/07/2011 - 10:35
Johannesburg - KWV CEO Thys Loubser has resigned with immediate effect, its majority owner Hosken Consolidated Investments, said on Friday.  read more