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Solms-Delta lives a transformation ethos

South Africa's famous wine farms were founded and built on slavery, and are still suffering the effects of this terrible legacy. But Solms-Delta, a farm in the beautiful Franschhoek valley, has put in place various mechanisms to build a truly equal industry, while paying respect to the past.

Pinotage – a love it or hate it wine

It may not please every palate, but South African-pedigreed Pinotage is building a loyal following, from the first wine sold in 1961 to the world’s best red wine three decades later.
Lifetime award for wine leader

Lifetime award for wine leader

As the head of Wines of South Africa, Su Birch has brought ethical and green practices to the industry through her initiatives, the Sustainability Seal and the Ethical Seal, which focus on environmentally friendly factors and promote fair labour choices, respectively.
Women in wine is export winner

‘Most exciting’ New World wine

After years in the wilderness, South Africa's wines are coming into their own. And its winemakers are garnering high praise from international experts for their innovation and shift towards purer, more elegant wines.
• SA wine tourism, best in the world

Top honours for SA wine estate

Top honours for SA wine estate

South Africa's Kanonkop Wine Estate and vintner Abrie Beeslaar excelled at the 2008 International Wine and Spirit Competition in London, scooping the Winemaker of the Year award and, for the third time, the award for the best blended red wine.

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