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‘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

Taking the Franschhoek Wine Tram

Taking the Franschhoek Wine Tram

Visitors to South Africa's Western Cape province can now experience the picturesque Franschhoek Wine Valley, the country's premier culinary destination and one of its leading wine producing regions, in a unique way with the launch of the Franschhoek Wine Tram.

Wines to save wild dogs

Wine and wild dogs come together at Painted Wolf Wines, which donates a portion from every bottle of wine sold to conservation efforts to save these interesting, highly endangered animals.
 Giving wildlife a sporting chance

Top honours for SA wine estate

South African wine industry ‘optimistic’

Following a few very tough years, the South African wine industry is optimistic on the back of record export levels, good prospects for this year's harvest, the penetration of new markets, and growing praise from high-profile wine critics, says Wines of South Africa CEO Su Birch.
South African wine wins Fairtrade award

South African wine wins Fairtrade award

South African winemaker Bosman Family Vineyards has established itself as one of the world's leading ethical wine producers by winning the Fairtrade Award at the 2012 International Wine Challenge in the United Kingdom.

Wine in three languages

South Africa’s first trilingual dictionary for the wine industry is now available online. The specialised subject dictionary contains translations and descriptions of 3500 industry terms in English, isiXhosa and Afrikaans.
Transforming SA's wine industry

Recycled corks, safer communities

Cape Town’s upmarket Vineyard Hotel and Spa is not just a pretty face. The hotel is doing its bit to make communities in the area safer, providing fire-retardant floors made from recycled corks to facilities that care for underprivileged children.
Africa’s greenest hotel for Cape Town

South African wine consumers on the rise

Traditional stereotypes about wine in South Africa are fading as a new generation of black wine connoisseurs and producers enters the wine scene.
Transforming SA's wine industry

Transforming SA’s wine industry

Solms-Delta wine farm, near the village of Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands Region, is leading transformation in the wine industry through its farmworker empowerment programmes.
Preserving memories of Antarctica

Top US ratings for South African shiraz

Top US ratings for South African shiraz

A Hartenberg Shiraz crafted exclusively for the 2011 Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction by acclaimed winemaker Carl Schultz was rated highly by two leading wine commentators at tastings of this year's auction line in New York.


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