SA wine industry urged to focus on higher value products

2020-01-25 08:49

The South African wine industry should put more focus on supplying higher value products both locally and internationally, according to the chairperson of Vinpro.

My New Year’s resolution? To sip and celebrate more incredible South African wine

2020-01-07 15:00

Food24’s wine columnist shares his intentions for the year and they include wine - lots of it!

My month without wine

2019-12-20 15:02

YOU’s Nicola Whitfield swopped her favourite tipple for tea and ginger ale to find out if Dry January is all it’s cracked up to be. Here’s what she learnt along the way

Sipping SA wine in Mauritius

2019-12-05 14:25

Dan Nicholl applauds Mauritian hotels, resorts and restaurants for the way that they have embraced South African wine.

Why rosé is the perfect summer wine (and no, it’s not just because of the colour)

2019-11-29 12:41

A glass of chilled pink wine in the summer heat is always a good idea!

Why The Test Kitchen’s wine list is a carefully curated tribute to the local industry

2019-11-27 12:32

Dan Nicholl delves into why Cape Town's The Test Kitchen offers one of his best dining experiences.

Your one-stop guide to cooking with wine

2019-11-22 08:02

Food writer, Jess Spiro takes us through the simple how-to's of using wine in your cooking.

Announced: Platter's 5-star wines for 2020

2019-11-11 07:58

Take a look at the 125 wines that all received 95 points or more!

SA wines that are garnering international respect: Here’s your chance to taste them

2019-11-07 16:56

Publik wine fair returns to Joburg for the second year!

South Africa now has ‘premium’ vegan-friendly wine in a can – for R40 a tin

2019-11-06 16:55

Cans make wine easier to transport, and leaves behind no aftertaste, the owners say.


What does 2020 hold for wine-lovers? Groot Constantia’s winemaker shares his predictions

2020-01-15 14:57

See what all the cool kids are drinking this year.

WATCH: Why wine costs so much more at restaurants

2019-12-21 08:15

The cost of a bottle of wine might be $20 in a store, but that same bottle of wine could run you $40 or $50 in a restaurant. James Beard award winner, Belinda Chang, breaks down what goes into the pricing of a bottle of wine.

What wine do you pair with food at a Mad Hatter's party?

2019-12-17 11:42

Dan Nicholl describes a "wondrously bizarre night out" that included copious bottles of stellar South African wine.

Diemersdal Estate releases Sauvignon Blanc from other side of the world

2019-12-04 18:25

Sauvignon Blanc specialist Diemersdal Wine Estate in Durbanville, Cape Town, has added a newcomer to its range of wines, this one originating from New Zealand.

Black Friday: A cheap-ish R600,000 bottle of whisky, and our other favourite deals on beer, champagne, and brandy

2019-11-29 08:30

Here are the best deals from Pick n Pay Liquor, Checkers Liquor Shop, Ultra Liquors, Game, and Makro.

French flair brings Pink Valley's Rosé Wine to Stellenbosch Helderberg region

2019-11-25 18:06

A new French-South Africa wine venture focusing exclusively on the making of classic rosé wines was launched recently.

My bugbears with wines in SA and how we often sip them too soon

2019-11-13 14:10

This week Dan discusses the topic of ageing wine and why we don't do it enough.

KWV chief winemaker moves to Meerlust

2019-11-08 15:41

Wim Truter will take on a new role at Meerlust Estate on 1 May next year.

Can we make Springbok magic with South African wine?

2019-11-07 11:21

"Along with sport, wine is a consistent champion performer for South Africa," says Dan Nicholl.

Well-known wine company in business rescue

2019-11-01 11:47

The Simonsvlei wine company, situated on the R101 near Paarl, has been placed in business rescue, industry body Vinpro confirmed to Fin24 on Friday.

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