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Proposed Improvements to the R44 between Somerset West and Stellenbosch - available for review

Final Basic Assessment Report (BAR) available for review and comment - deadline Monday, 30 January 2017
19 January 2017 SLR Consulting

How Consumer Perceptions Towards Premium South African Wines Have Changed in the UK Over the Past 10 Years…

Wine consumers are fickle, fine wine consumers more so. Producers globally spend small fortunes annually trying to tune-in to and influence consumers buying behaviour. In this context, it has been fascinating watching how UK consumers’ opinion’s towards premium South African wines have changed over the past decade.
20 January 2017 Greg Sherwood MW

Wine Business Solutions - The Wine Paper 43

The Year in Reflection - Looking back at 2016
20 January 2017 Wine Business Solutions

Wine Label Design Awards 2017: Call for Entries

Entries for the third annual Wine Label Design Awards are now open.
20 January 2017 Winemag.co.za, Christian Eedes

Has ageing wine become irrelevant?

How is the maiden vintage Columella 2000 from Eben Sadie faring? Bar a single bottle still remaining in my late dad’s cellar, I’m not sure there’s any left to take a view on. Recently, there have been a number of articles by prominent commentators suggesting that wines are now made for earlier drinking and the discussion about age-worthiness is becoming irrelevant.
20 January 2017 Winemag.co.za, Christian Eedes

Vinexpo targets world’s Top 100 drinks buyers for Explorer events

Vinexpo is making further strides to differentiate itself from other international trade shows by launching a new initiative, Vinexpo Explorer, that hopes to bring the world’s Top 100 wine and spirit buyers together at key networking events in emerging and on trend wine countries. First up is Austria in September.
20 January 2017 the-buyer.net, Richard Siddle