Tim James: A Visit To Albert Ahrens And His Wines

It must be some 17 years back that I first met Albert Ahrens. I was still in the early stages of falling in love with the Swartland and Albert had been


Sa National Young Wine Show Results Slipped In Overnight…

The results for the SA National Young Wine Show slipped in overnight... And if you?re a wine lover, you should definitely add these 19 winners on your list!


The Four Cousins Success Story Continues

In the current times, there?s a lot to be said for any product that produces a pleasant experience at a pocket-friendly price.


Turning Off The Booze Taps Has Been A Boon For Alcohol-free Drinks Brands

While many South Africans fret under round two of a lockdown ban on alcohol sales, it?s not only the illicit booze traders who have enjoyed an uptick in fortunes.


Rise Of The Alcohol-free Brands

Alcohol taps have been turned off but entrepreneurs are offering crafty and cool alternatives, writes Richard Holmes


Virtual Taste Of Dreamy Reds To Enjoy In The Future

Just because we can?t buy wine right now doesn?t mean we can?t still dream a little, plan a little for things to enjoy in the future. So, here?s a virtual taste of a dreamed-up case of red wines to ma


Vine Time Robertson Delivers Friendly, Down-to-earth Wines

If wine regions had personalities, Stellenbosch would most likely be the stately patriarch, a widely respected solid citizen, Franschhoek perhaps the glamorous trophy wife with a taste for bubbly, Swa


Booze Ban Sends Sales Of Alcohol-free Drinks Soaring

Government’s ban on the sale of alcohol during the Covid-19 coronavirus lockdown has created an unexpected windfall for the alcohol-free beverage industry.


Business Maverick: Sa Wine Producers Lose R200m A Week From Export Ban

Industry bodies and producers ask the government to throw a crucial agricultural export sector a lockdown lifeline.


Business Maverick: Wine Exports Are Now Legal, Or Are They?

Marginal gains were achieved when wine exports were allowed this week, but for many in the industry, it?s a hollow win.