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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»


Platter's sibling guide launches 2015 edition

03 November 2014

Platter's sibling publication in the Diners Club portfolio, Rossouw’s South African Restaurant Guide 2015, was launched at Steyn City Golf Club in Johannesburg today. ... More»


KWV unveils duo of remarkable brandies

30 October 2014

KWV today unveiled two remarkable high-end brandies, Nexus 30 Year Old and Héritage XO Cognac, part of an initiative, Finish Great, designed to focus local and international attention on the stellar quality of the KWV brandy portfolio as a whole. ... More»


Platter's 2015 edition launches!

28 October 2014

The 2015 edition of Platter's Guide was launched at a gathering of the who’s who of the South African wine industry at Cape Town’s Mount Nelson Hotel today. ... More»


Brandy Guild inductees recognised for contribution to SA brandy

18 October 2014

Several prominent South Africans were inducted into the South African Brandy Guild this week in recognition of their outstanding contribution to raising awareness around the world-class qualities of South African brandy. ... More»


Top estates gear up for Season of Flavours wine-and-food pairing

17 October 2014

With moonrise over the Helderberg as a backdrop, the inaugural Season of Flavours fine-wine-and-food pairing at Longridge Wine Estate on Thursday 6 November 2014 will feature the flagship wines of 13 top Stellenbosch wineries. ... More»


Nostalgia-inspired picnics return to graceful Uitkyk wine estate

15 October 2014

With summer just around the corner, nostalgia-inspired picnics are returning to the lawns of the manor house at Uitkyk, the graceful Georgian-era wine estate near Stellenbosch. ... More»


Guess the cover colour of our 2015 edition and win!

10 October 2014

Guess the cover colour of Platter's 2015 guide and win an invitation to our exclusive invitation-only launch, as well as a bottle each of the White and Red Wines of the Year. ... More»


Calling small-scale and garagiste wine producers!

07 October 2014

The founding meeting of the Garagiste Movement of South Africa has been convened for 18:30 on 29 October 2014 in Somerset West. The main order of business is the passing/amendment of the movement’s constitution. ... More»


Enlarged and modernised tasting room at Avontuur Estate

03 October 2014

Substantial renovations have resulted in an enlarged and modernised tasting room at Avontuur Wine Estate, owned by the Taberer family. ... More»


Oldenburg homestead opens for luxury villa accommodation

02 October 2014

Some 200 years old and the private residence of owner Adrian Vanderspuy’s grandmother for the past 50 years, the homestead on Stellenbosch’s Oldenburg estate has been carefully restored and renovated, and now offers exclusive luxury villa accommodation for up to 12 guests. ... More»

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