Old South African Classics Get New Corks from Amorim


What can be more precious than the gift of life? Well, that is exactly what a few selected classic South African wines received recently when Amorim put together a team to recork some old wines in the collection held by Distell’s Tabernacle.

 

Kanonkop Breathes Fresh Air into Older Wines with Recorking Service


In a bid to assist loyal customers to enjoy and keep its premier wines for longer, Kanonkop Wine Estate has introduced a recorking service for owners of older vintages.

 

Simonsig Takes Top Honours for Record-Breaking 4th time at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge


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Hannes Meyer, middle, receiving the Amorim Cap Classique Challenge Award for Best Producer. To his left is Francois Malan, CEO of Simonsig and Joaquim Sá, CEO of Amorim SA.

Simonsig Estate, the pioneering Stellenbosch winery responsible for making the first Méthode Cap Classique wine, became the most-awarded cellar in the history of the Amorim Cap Classique Challenge by winning the competition’s Best Producer Award for the fourth time.

 

Black Eagle Brewing Flies the Flag for Cork on the Craft Beer Scene


The craft-beer wave has been enveloping South Africa for a few years now. And it was only a matter of time before local brewers recognised the added-value proposition of closing their brew with a natural cork – just as some of the finest European brewers have been doing for centuries.

 

Amorim Cap Classique Competition Entrants Shows their Class at 2017 Judging


Top image caption: From left: Spencer Fondaumiere, Cathy Marston, Higgo Jacobs, Joaquim Sá (Amorim MD), Heidi Duminy, Johan Malan and Elunda Basson.

 

Amorim Cork Competition Winners on their Stunning Prize to Portugal


Last year the House of Krone in partnership with Amorim Cork’s new Helix twist-off cork product held a unique competition, with the winning prize being a trip to Portugal.

 

Amorim Adds Elegance to New Interior Space at The House of Krone


One of the Cape’s classic wine farms has donned a new aesthetic look. Besides supplying the corks for Krone’s fine range of Cap Classique and other wines, Amorim was involved in delivering the cork material for this elegant Tulbagh wine estate’s hospitality centre.

 

Entries open for 16th Amorim Cap Classique Challenge


Méthode Cap Classique producers have until 20 July to submit their wines for this year’s Amorim Méthode Cap Classique Challenge, the only competition dedicated exclusively to MCC wines. Amorim Cork SA, which is sponsoring the event for the 16th consecutive year, is the convenor of this unique wine competition in conjunction with the MCC Producers Association.

 

Amorim Cork Joins Anthonij Rupert Wyne for an Unexpected Twist


Anthonij Rupert Wyne in the Franschhoek Wine Valley has perfected the art of producing wine with an uncompromising commitment to the environment accompanied by a singular dedication to innovation.

 

Beards and Barrels, the Craziest Wine Industry Event


Barrels and Beards have become as synonymous with the Bot River wine region as fine wine, cool terroir and colourful winemakers.

 
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