SA wines achieve recognition with record prices

2014-09-15 14:29

It’s been a breakthrough year for South African wine at the 40th Nederburg Auction with presented wines turning a corner and proving their worth with record prices.


A unique red wine that is made from a grape variety that only a handful of South African wine farms are growing.

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California quake shatters pricey wine bottles

2014-08-25 12:35

Prized collections and wooden casks have been crashed to cellar floors by a 6.0 magnitude earthquake, which struck California's famous Napa Valley wine region.

Books and wine: a marriage made in literary heaven

2014-08-21 12:30

Ask any book club member what the most important aspects about book clubs is and the answer is this: literature and copious amounts of wine.

Savour Stellenbosch Valley on World Tourism Day

2014-08-18 12:09

Rich heritage and heirlooms mixed with authentic cuisine, music and terroir-driven wines will transform Neethlingshof Estate in a must visit ‘destination’ on World Tourism Day, when the inaugural Savour Stellenbosch Valley showcases the area’s diverse offerings.

Heritage Day Banquet at Lanzerac Hotel & Spa

2014-08-15 15:05

Celebrate Heritage Day in style this year as you make your way to Lanzerac Hotel & Spa.

What’s a balanced wine?

2014-08-14 13:04

Our wine editor explains in easy-to-understand terms, what makes a wine balanced.

Review - Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Wines 2014

2014-08-14 10:01

Food24 Wine Editor, Cathy Marston gives the low-down on wines and spirits that will be on offer.

30th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

2014-08-07 12:05

The 30th Nedbank CWG Auction, conducted by Henré Hablutzel of Hofmeyr Mills Auctioneers for the 17th consecutive year, is open to the public.

Robert Redford raves about SA Chenin blanc

2014-08-05 16:43

On holiday in SA, Hollywood legend Robert Redford explains why he is a devout fan of South African Chenin blanc.

Weinhaus + Biergarten in Cape Town

2014-07-29 10:49

Craft beer and wine bar.

Tuning the Vine in Cape Town

2014-07-25 13:27

Tuning the Vine is a new hip, urban wine and food experience in Cape Town.

Distell makes Kenya acquisitionI

2014-07-21 17:30

Distell will acquire 26% of the issued share capital of Kenya's foremost spirits manufacturer for a total of approximately R105m.

Come Wine With Us: Christmas in July

2014-07-02 14:50

Celebrate Christmas a bit early this year with Come Wine With Us.

Franschhoek Winter Wines : 21 June 2014

2014-06-20 11:19

We think this is a good way to spend the weekend...

Red wine poached pears

2014-06-09 13:30

Easy to prepare tipsy pears with aromatic spices.

Taste of Helderberg Wine Show: 12 June 2014

2014-06-06 10:47

This wine show is set to be epic and you get to sample over 100 wines!

'Unloved tipples' hope to hit Asia boom

2014-05-30 14:22

After cognac's transformation into a Chinese status symbol, its cousins armagnac and calvados are hoping to establish themselves in Asian markets.

Top 10 Cabernet Sauvignon guide

2014-05-23 13:24

South Africa's top 10 Cabernet Sauvignons according to the Christian Eedes report.


It's #winewednesday! Get through these cold winter days with this beautiful De Bos merlot paired with Food24's lamb knuckle stew.

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New Zealand wine exports hit record levels

2014-04-30 11:19

New Zealand wine exports have reached record levels in the 12 months to March amid surging demand from key markets, says an industry body.


10 New-release white wines for summer

2014-09-10 09:09

Yes – it’s time to think of lovely fresh, crisp and fruity white wines for summer so here is a round-up of 10 new releases which have come my way recently.


A full flavoured fruity rosé just in time for that summer braai.

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Why is pink wine pink?

2014-08-26 13:25

Our wine editor uncovers a few myths about how rosé wine is made.

France cheers better wine harvest for 2014

2014-08-22 13:00

France will produce around six billion bottles of wine this year, a more successful harvest than in recent years.

SA's Chenin Blanc seeps onto world stage

2014-08-19 16:45

Chenin Blanc, the most widely planted grape in South Africa, is now gaining an appreciation around the globe.

Absa Top 10 Pinotages

2014-08-18 09:26

Rijk’s from Tulbagh wins record 9th Absa Top 10 Pinotage trophy

Red blend Wine & Dine Collaboration at Grande Provence

2014-08-15 13:31

Join for the spectacular monthly Wine & Dine Collaboration.

De Grendel Op die Berg Chardonnay 2013

2014-08-14 10:29

New De Grendel wine comes in from the cold.

Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

2014-08-13 14:36

The 30th Nedbank CWG Auction is open!

Women’s weekend wine box

2014-08-07 10:41

Cheers those glasses to women, wine and weekends.

Robert Redford raves about South African Chenin Blanc

2014-08-05 15:53

The Hollywood star says he has never experienced white wine like it.

JC Le Roux an icon for SA consumers

2014-07-28 15:38

South Africa’s sparkling wine JC Le Roux has been declared an icon among SA consumers, shows a brand survey.

Grape vs. Grain at Winchester Mansions in Seapoint, Cape Town

2014-07-24 09:04

Grape vs Grain: which beverage will be crowned victorious at Harveys at Winchester Mansions?

Pernod Ricard SA shows strong results

2014-07-15 14:15

Despite a tougher trading environment, Pernod Ricard SA has reported strong interim results, especially by the South African domestics market.

Checkers brings you the wine route all year long

2014-07-01 15:37

Tour the wine route in the comfort of your home with the Checkers Winter Wine Promotion.

7 principles for building wealth

2014-06-26 16:53

An expert looks at 7 common threads that link the production and appreciation of a great wine to the principles underpinning the building of wealth.

Delheim Estate all jazzed up with cheese fondues

2014-06-20 10:25

Delheims cheese fondue and jazz Sundays are a must do this winter.

Top 5 wines to go with curry

2014-06-09 11:30

Winter is here and that can only mean one thing – it’s curry time again!

Chinese wines struggle to uncork overseas

2014-06-01 12:03

China's makers of merlot and chardonnay have found success at home, but have struggled to convince drinkers overseas that their wines can compete.

Mano A Mano Specials

2014-05-29 14:10

Come and enjoy delicious specials that'll have you coming back for more.

Brand only as strong as its distribution

2014-05-16 15:18

Hein Koegelenberg first got excited about entrepreneurship when he joined the late Dr Anton Rupert in developing a wine distribution company.

Wine treated as commodity, says expert

2014-05-13 21:00

An international wine expert says South African wine is not being recognised internationally because the market is highly fragmented.

Ex-FNB boss Michael Jordaan heads wine body

2014-05-09 11:47

Former First National Bank CEO Michael Jordaan has been appointed chair of a wine organisation.

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