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Cape Winemakers Guild Protégés create their own wines

23 June 2016

With their creations safely in barrel after the 2016 harvest, excitement is mounting amongst second-year Cape Winemakers Guild Protégés as the dream of making their first wines becomes a reality. ... 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 announces innovative food-and-wine events

19 May 2016

For the first time, Platter’s Guide in collaboration with Cape Town’s five star The Table Bay Hotel is hosting a series of exclusive and innovative food-and-wine events, A Toast to Diversity, featuring bottlings from producers that have excelled in the guide alongside exciting cuisine. ... More»


Phenomenal line-up of lots for 2015 Cape Wine Auction

04 February 2015

Thirty-four phenomenal lots will go under the hammer next Saturday, 14 February, during the 2015 AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction (CWA) to raise funds for education in South Africa’s winelands. ... More»


Backsberg Picnic Concerts kick off with rockers Bed on Bricks

02 February 2015

The ever-popular Picnic Concerts Series kicks off at Backsberg Estate Cellars, Paarl, on Sunday 15 February with a high-energy performance by Cape Town rockers Bed on Bricks. ... 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»


New wine show on Eastern Cape horizon

24 January 2015

Eastern Cape winelovers soon stand the chance to sample top South African wines at the inaugural FNB Eastern Cape Wine Show. ... 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»


Five-star-lauded Tokara relaunches Deli under new management

19 December 2014

Five-star-lauded Stellenbosch winery Tokara has relaunched its popular Deli under new management to provide visitors with a more casual alternative to the estate’s fine-dining options. ... 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»


Ratings reward for Eaglevlei's vineyard care and fruit selection

16 December 2014

Enhanced vineyard care and stringent fruit selection are among the main contributors to recent favourable ratings for their new-look wines, says Eaglevlei winemaker Clarise Sciocatti-Langeveldt. ... More»


Bruce Jack “excited to be back” with full Drift Farm range

15 December 2014

Bruce Jack, founder of the Flagstone wine brand, now part of international company Accolade Wines, has cemented his own-venture Drift Farm range by introducing several new wines from family vineyards in the Overberg. ... More»

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