The SA wine no one has heard of - why you should be drinking Grenache Blanc

2018-04-24 16:23

We take a look at the rising star of the South African wine industry, and talk to two award winning Grenache Blanc winemakers.

These are officially the 15 best wine labels in South Africa – featuring rabbits, a flying pig, and women on fish

2018-04-23 13:35

“You have to constantly raise your game to stay in business.”

Wine sessions: What is Malbec and what does it taste like?

2018-04-17 17:33

A look into this red varietal!

How to order wine in a restaurant

2018-04-16 13:09

Take the stress out of choosing a wine, by following these handy tips on how to order wine in a restaurant.

SA fruit and wine exports will benefit from a US-China trade war. But it will be bad for everything else

2018-04-05 16:19

China has introduced a 15% tariff on US wine, dried fruit and citrus.

The ultimate ‘red wine with lamb guide’ for Easter

2018-03-28 14:31

Make your Easter lamb shine by pairing it with a delicious and decadent red.

Wines to pair with your Easter weekend fare

2018-03-27 15:44

Roasting a chicken? Cooking a giant leg of lamb for the crowds? Have the right wines to go with it.

Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons CEO resigns after 20 years

2018-03-16 17:55

Schalk-Willem Joubert has resigned as CEO of Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons after a career of 20 years.

Record year for French champagne fails to cheer grape growers

2018-03-04 14:00

2017 may have been a stellar year for French champagne, with 307 million bottles sold for a record €4.9bn - but many of those growing the grapes see little to celebrate.


South Africa’s most expensive merlot will hit stores with a R2,000 price tag

2018-04-24 08:01

If you can afford it - you should detect plump dark red fruits and strawberries with a hint of dark chocolate and cocoa.

Wade Bales Wine and Malt Whisky Affair 2018

2018-04-23 13:24

Don't miss this epic opportunity to taste some of SA's best wines and a few select whiskies.

A business with a conscience

2018-04-16 21:19

Spier Wine Farm has managed to grow despite the tough economic conditions of the past few years. We caught up with CEO Andrew Milne to find out more about its business strategy.

Harvest report Cape Winelands 2018: local winemakers talk grapes, drought and get real about this year's expectations

2018-04-16 10:33

'This year may be tough, but the Swartland’s winemakers are tougher.'

Just how steep are wine prices going to get?

2018-04-04 09:46

Several factors are making South African wine more expensive to produce this year, and that can only mean one thing - an increase in wine prices.

Move over, Sauvignon and Cabernet - Vermentino, Marselan and Macabeu are the new names in SA wine

2018-03-30 10:19

New drought-resistant wine cultivars are being planted in South Africa.

How to put together an epic Easter weekend wine box

2018-03-28 12:30

Have that bottle opener at the ready! Wine guru, Cathy Marston shares her top picks for a wine-fueled month of long weekends.

SA’s best wine labels for 2018 – revealed

2018-03-15 13:28

Judged by industry professionals, the SA Wine Label Design Awards honour the work and creativity that goes into producing a unique and interesting label for a bottle of wine.

Enter the wioneers

2018-02-25 00:00

Traditionally white-dominated, South African winemaking is starting to see transformation. Setumo-Thebe Mohlomi gives a snapshot of ingenuity and opportunity for the second generation of black women in the local wine industry.

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