As the Western Cape eases into autumn, leaves in many vineyards are turning fine shades of red. However, many visitors are unaware that this colour is a tell-tale sign of a virus that is having a dire impact on wine production and its economic viability.
Milk for Change, the campaign that is a partnership of Tetra Pak South Africa and FEED SA to fight undernourishment among South Africa’s larger communities, has successfully collected nearly 60 000l of long life milk.
Vasari, a leading consumer focused investment group has reached an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of KWVGroup’s operational assets for ZAR1.15 billion. Vasari has over three decades of experience in owning and operating branded consumer goods companies across Africa, Asia and Europe.
Distell has been judged the International Wine & Spirit Competition's (IWSC) Distiller of the Year for 2015. The prestigious industry title for top quality was announced to an international audience of some of the world's foremost spirits producers and spirits specialists at a gala dinner in London on 26 November.
Consistency of style and focus paid off for the KWV team at the Veritas Awards in Cape Town recently, with KWV crowned Producer of the Year for the fifth consecutive year. KWV garnered an impressive nine Double Gold medals - Six Double Gold medals and nine Gold for its winning wines, and three Double Gold medals and one Gold for KWV’s award winning brandies.
A day of epic entertainment at Journey’s End Estate on Sunday 13th September The Premium Independent Wineries of South Africa (Piwosa) will be hosting a day of fine wine and epic entertainment on Sunday 13th September at Journey’s End Estate in Sir Lowry’s Pass.
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