SA wine makers hit from all fronts

22 minutes ago

Heat, drought, black frost, wind and a decline in area under vines have wreaked havoc for wine producers and viticulturists.

This is why you crave food after drinking alcohol

2017-01-17 11:15

The worldwide phenomenon explained.

Cape Winemakers Guild welcomes new members

2017-01-10 19:23

Two Stellenbosch winemakers have joined the ranks of the Cape Winemakers Guild.

The 6 best wooded Chardonnays for Summer

2016-12-14 12:07

The only Chardonnay guide you need for the cooler box this summer, says Cathy Marston.

6 of the best Sauvignon Blancs to drink this season

2016-12-09 14:49

These are the Sauvignon Blancs you should be drinking this summer, as told by Cathy Marston.

WATCH: Be inspired by David Higgs’s perfect Martini

2016-12-08 06:01

Shake up this party season with your own take on the perfect Martini. Foodie David Higgs shows you how in a few easy steps.

Is SA ready for a new era in wine trade?

2016-11-30 17:17

You can buy futures contracts for various commodities these days. But what is the potential of SA having its own wine trading platform, similar to the en primeur system for Bordeaux wines?

Bubbly for beginners: All you need to know about sparkling wine

2016-11-25 14:13

"First things first. Get the champagne" – Winston Churchill, 1931.

Herbemont hybrid grape cultivar is the most ancient Madeira Jacquez clone: 200-yr old mystery solved

2016-11-16 12:02

Another important American grape cultivar known as Herbemont has been placed on the permitted list of designations for Herbemont wine.

Tunisia looks to branch out into wine tourism

2016-10-30 13:48

Although Tunisia's tourism industry seems to be going through an unending chill, Mohamed Ben Sheikh is convinced there are good days ahead thanks to the nation's vineyards.


SA wine industry needs more exports or face trouble

2017-01-19 18:33

Unless the SA wine industry has an export boom, it will be in trouble, because the domestic market has not been successfully exploited, warns an agricultural economist.

Stellenbosch wine brand ranked fastest growing worldwide

2017-01-11 15:03

A local Stellenbosch wine has topped the list of the fastest growing brands internationally, according to a report.

In northern Italy, a real underground wine

2016-12-29 12:01

He made his career in the quarrying business, but Mauro Camusso always had wine in his blood.

A guide to great bars in your city with happy hour specials

2016-12-09 15:48

Go easy on your pockets while still joining in on the festive atmosphere!

Topo Gigio in Greenside

2016-12-09 12:43

Great tips on how much booze to buy for a party

2016-12-06 07:30

Leah van Deventer takes you through this simple and painless process.

Durand replaces Nurek at Distell

2016-11-27 11:21

The board of directors of Distell has announced that David Nurek will retire as independent non-executive director and chair of Distell.

From tractor driver to winemaker

2016-11-20 06:00

Christo Hanse is making one of the best Chardonnays around!

Organic French winemakers feel the pinch

2016-11-06 12:19

For thousands of French winemakers, 2016 will go down as an annus horribilis, with vines destroyed by frost, heavy rain, hailstones, mildew and drought.

The best frozen fruit to chill your Summer wine

2016-10-25 11:58


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