Michael Fridjhon: Politics Will Frazzle Wine Sector More Than Climate Change

As France approves new varieties that can handle heat, the ANC seems bent on freezing the industry


Tim James: Is Wine Getting Saltier?

This was a question I posed at the end of the short article on some trends in South African wine in the about-to-be-published 2021 Platter" South African


Sa Wine History: That Beautiful Vine, That Remarkable Grape, Pontac

Believe it or not, there used to be more Pontac planted in South Africa than Chenin Blanc. The red-fleshed teinturier grape, originally from southwestern


Veritas Awards 2019 Results

The results of the 29th annual Veritas Awards were announced last night, Spier the most successful producer with nine double gold medals and seven gold


Atkin Warns South Africa Cannot Continue To Be The World?s Wine

Winemakers need to pay more for their grapes and consumers need to recognise that South Africa cannot continue to be the world?s bargain basement, Tim...


Mzansi Is Making ‘the Greatest Wine In Its History’

South Africa is firmly established as ?one of the most exciting wine-producing countries on the planet?, thanks to a combination of old vines, young winemaking talent, established names, varied terroi


Tastes Of Elegance At Latest Wine And Dine Evening

Make the next Wine and Dine Evening a date night for you and your other half, or just a night out with the girls. It will take place on September 20 and the cost is R250 per person.


Wheels On Fire: Pete Goffe-wood: Rolling Down The Road To Paarl, Food Truck In Tow

Life never seems dull for Pete Goffe-Wood, who is about to start a new cheffy gig at Paarl?s Grande Roche, and whose new food truck is a gift.


Distell Launches Premium Wine Company

Putting corporate muscle behind SA's efforts to raise its global wine profile.


Huffpost’s Notes From Nasrec: 30 June 2017

Our reporters with all the weird and wonderful scenes around the ANC policy conference.