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Newborns thrive in nature at Vergelegen wine estate

A rare sighting of a Cape fox family, an out-of-the-ordinary set of Nguni calf twins, and the healthy development of eleven bontebok lambs are...

Cultivating the next generation of passionate winemakers

Four passionate young viticulture and oenology graduates will be taking up an internship with some of South Africa’s top winemakers, under the...

The wheel is turning for wine grape producers

South African wine grape producers’ financial viability is looking up following a long downward cycle; however, there is still a long road...

South Africa’s Best Sommelier of 2018 announced

Jo Wessels of Bloemfontein has claimed the title of the prestigious Moët Best Sommelier competition 2018, brought to you by the South African Sommeliers...

Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild auction showcase offers wine treasure trove

Embark on a journey of discovery into rare, exceptionally crafted wines at the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild auction showcase to be held in Cape...

Distell relists on the JSE

Distell Group Holdings (Distell DGH) celebrated its relisting on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) following the collapse of its ownership structure, a move widely...

Smaller but better 2018 wine grape harvest expected

Distell’s head winemaker, Niël Groenewald said the 2018 wine grape harvest, some two weeks later than in previous years, had delivered healthy, good quality...

Vititec showcases wines from new clones

Vititec hosted a wine tasting on 20 April to showcase various wines from new clones cultivated on small scale by a highly skilled team. A...

Researcher considers why wine smells like ‘wine’

Why does wine smell like 'wine'? This question may appear straightforward, yet the answer has remained unexamined for decades in wine research. Now Dr. Samantha...

Cape Winemakers Guild Protégés uncork their potential

Valuable experience, decisiveness and an intense love for sparkling wine stand out for Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé, Sydney Mello, as the greatest gifts of...