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South African wine in "dinkies": take your pick!

09 February 2016

If, like many winelovers worldwide, you’re looking to moderate your vino consumption, one of the options is to seek out wines in smaller-format bottles than the standard 750 ml. ... More»

 

The Democracy Series videos chart a journey of progress

07 March 2014

To celebrate 20 years of democracy this April, Wines of South Africa (WOSA) is releasing a series of short videos that reflect in a personal but very powerful way, the life-changing experiences of people touched by transformation initiatives in the wine industry. ... More»

 

Platter’s launches eagerly awaited Android App

18 January 2016

As part of a drive to place South Africa’s best-selling wine guide "in your pocket", Platter’s has launched the Android version of its popular wine App. ... More»

 

South African wine in "dinkies": take your pick!

09 February 2016

If, like many winelovers worldwide, you’re looking to moderate your vino consumption, one of the options is to seek out wines in smaller-format bottles than the standard 750 ml. ... More»

 

Platter’s launches eagerly awaited Android App

18 January 2016

As part of a drive to place South Africa’s best-selling wine guide "in your pocket", Platter’s has launched the Android version of its popular wine App. ... More»

 

Gareth Ferreira takes inaugural "Best Sommelier of South Africa" title

12 January 2016

The inaugural Best Sommelier of South Africa competition, organised by the South African Sommelier Association (SASA), has been won by Gareth Ferreira. ... More»

 

SASA launches "Best Sommelier" competition

30 December 2015

The South African Sommelier Association (SASA) has established the Best Sommelier of South Africa competition to acknowledge and reward the best professional working in the local hospitality industry. ... More»

 

New chair and members for Cape Winemakers Guild

16 December 2015

Prestigious Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) has announced a new chair, Miles Mossop, and two new members, Sebastian Beaumont and Carl van der Merwe. ... More»

 

First Foundational course a boost for Cape Town "somms"

04 December 2015

Growing demand for foundational training for young sommeliers and sommeliers-to-be has prompted the South African Sommelier Association to launch its first locally developed course, Foundational Sommellerie. ... More»

 

5 stars for The Foundry's "heartache grape"

26 November 2015

The Foundry winemaker Chris Williams is no newcomer to Platter's 5 star laureate's podium but in the latest edition (2016) he breaks new ground by becoming the first vintner in the guide's 36-year history to make a 5 star Viognier. ... More»

 

Platter's 5 stars on debut for MVH Signature Wines

20 November 2015

Achieving Platter’s maximum 5 star rating with a debut wine is a massive accomplishment, and in the case of vintner Matthew van Heerden, all the more impressive for being achieved under a proprietary label, MVH Signature Wines, which is also new. ... More»

 

Platter's 2016 Wine Guide is here!

30 October 2015

The Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2016 was launched at Cape Town’s Mount Nelson Hotel on 29 October 2015 with over 200 guests in attendance, the VIPs including wine producers who had achieved the maximum five star rating in the new edition. ... More»

 

Platter's prestige tasting highlights SA wines' longevity

27 October 2015

With wine trade and media from 58 countries recently in Cape Town for Cape Wine 2015, Platter’s Guide in conjunction with four producers previously named Platter’s Winery of the Year held an exclusive tasting aimed at showcasing what South Africa can achieve in terms of ageability. ... More»

 
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