Home to old vines and new ideas, Swartland is a place where energy and tradition can collide to spectacular effect. Clinton Cawood joins a team of sommeliers as they assess whether it could, indeed, become South Africa’s first must-list wine region
The Ledbury's Terry Kandylis to represent the UK in the Wines of South Africa Sommelier Cup
Some top SA wines, and a little champagne too
A vast array of whisky and wine this week
South African Distell signs with Matthew Clark
South African winemaker announces new initiative to encourage female representation in the wine industry
A new ethical seal for South African wines
Ken Forrester creates an exclusive Chenin for the London-based restaurant
The inaugural Olmeca Margarita Contest was recently held by the Tahona Society, with a bartender from South Africa taking top honours.
Boutique South African winery Journey’s End has had a busy start to the year, not only acquiring new vineyards from a neighbouring Stellenbosch producer, but also opening a new cellar and wine-tasting centre earlier this month.
Stellenbosch producer Spier is pulling out of the supermarket sector in early 2010, in favour of an aggressive push into the on-trade with a ‘restructured and extended’ portfolio. It will continue to supply specialist independent wholesalers.