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Soweto Wine and Lifestyle Festival is Set to be the Event of the Year
The 11th annual Soweto Wine and Lifestyle Festival, happening from the 4th to 6th September 2015 in Soweto, is set to impress in a spectacular fusion of boutique wine brands and high-end fashion, food, creativity and art entrepreneurism.
Sommelier Wine Awards 2015 Winners
The Sommelier Wine Awards is a wine competition with a difference. Britain’s only on-trade wine competition, it focuses entirely on wines aimed at the on-trade. Since it started in 2007 it has grown to become the first point of reference for the UK's on-trade wine buyers as well as the key competition for wines trying to increase their presence in hotels, pubs, bars and restaurants.
5 Of The Best: Classic Wineries
Wineries with old-school charm.
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Fine Wines, Fast Cars & James Bond
Graham Howe spots brand SA in-flight, on prestigious wine-lists and off-trade in the United Kingdom on a racy assignment to celebrate the centenary of Aston Martin.
Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 winners announced
Judges at this year's Decanter World Wine Awards tasted a record-breaking 14 362 wines and awarded nearly 10 000 medals, it was announced on Monday morning.
Rare Meerlust Red promises drinking pleasure
Respected 18th -century Cape wine estate Meerlust in Stellenbosch has once again honoured its commitment to self-imposed exacting standards of quality in winemaking by declassifying its world-renowned flagship Bordeaux-style blend Rubicon from the 2011 vintage.
Smaller volumes underpin exclusivity of 2013 Nederburg Auction
Expect smaller pockets of excellence this year, says a new-look Nederburg Auction panel of judges following a selection tasting involving a rigorous two days of scoring over 300 wines for the 2013 auction.
Pleasures of Pinot Noir at Vineyard Hotel & Spa
Wine-lovers are invited to experience the pinnacle of the South African Pinot Noir offering at the Vineyard Hotel & Spa's annual Pinot Noir Festival.
New World Wines: Neal Martin on South Africa
"South Africa: The Cape Crusaders"
Jancis Robinsons top whites for 2012
France seems to hog an even higher proportion of recommendations here than it did for last week's reds - perhaps not surprisingly in view of so many stunning wines from Alsace and the Loire - and Burgundy.
Journal Tasted Magazine “Two Best Sommeliers of the World Taste Blind”
In the recent tasting of South African wines held in Germany by Markus Del Monego and Andre Larsson the Meerlust Rubicon 2007 received a score of 93 points.
Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Cellar Selection
The best collectibles reviewed this year...
All the stars at the TOPS Soweto Wine Festival
Eight years ago in Soweto, what began as a small gathering of winemakers trailblazing a new market, and a smattering of curious Sowetans, has grown into a major highlight on the Gauteng Calendar.
Passionate Pinot @ La Vierge
The blue helicopter swooped down low over La Vierge this morning and for a moment we thought Anthony Hamilton Russell and Olive had forsaken the yacht on the Baltic and flown down to the Pinot Noir event arranged by Marc van Halderen.
SAWi announces its 2012 finalists
SAWi is working to showcase top South African Wines in a way which could no longer be ignored by the world. This is done by coupling a quality overview points score, derived from multi-national multi-vintage wine awards to a bottle of wine.
Meerlust vs. The Foundry
"Making love pay": Meerlust's Chris Williams on why he started his own label.
Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 - Results
The 2012 Decanter World Wine Awards results were officially announced yesterday at The London International Wine Fair.
Google Street View takes new strides
Google yesterday announced that users can now view even more Cape wineries on Google Street View, from the comfort of their PCs or smartphones. A further five wineries have been added, making it total of 30 wineries that are included in the most comprehensive database of winelands imagery in the world.

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