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2016 News - Articles

Wine industry raises contribution to South Africa’s GDP

07 February 2015
A new report shows that South Africa's wine industry not only continues to increase its contribution to the country's GDP but is also growing job opportunities, despite the impact of a muted global economy and a slight decrease in the size of the national vineyard. ... More

"Tap US market" urges UK wine authority Jancis Robinson

26 January 2015
Internationally authoritative UK winewriter and author Jancis Robinson has urged South African producers to tap the US wine market, which recently overtook France as the world’s largest and is now estimated at 2.9-billion litres a year. ... More

Win tickets worth R1,400.00 to Wine Harvest Celebration

07 January 2015
A gala Wine Harvest Commemorative Function is being staged on 5 February 2015 at historic wine farm Groot Constantia, where the upcoming crush heralds the 330th year of uninterrupted winemaking, and you could join in the celebrations courtesy of the organisers and Platter's Guide. ... More

Groot Constantia hosts 2015 harvest celebration

07 January 2015
The South African wine industry is greeting the new vintage with the re-introduction of a public celebratory and devotional Wine Harvest Commemorative Function to be hosted at historic wine farm Groot Constantia. ... More

Bouchard Finlayson offers a new wine & nature experience

17 December 2014
Hemel-en-Aarde Valley wine estate Bouchard Finlayson, a Biodiversity & Wine Initiative (BWI) Champion, has introduced a special winetasting experience that includes guided nature walks through its pristine section of the Cape Floral Kingdom. ... More