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Perdeberg Winery wins Sauvignon Blanc at the South African Young Wine Show 2014

Perdeberg Winery has yet again come out on top by being awarded for 90% of their wine entries, 36 out of 40 wines entered!
1 September 2014
Perdeberg Winery
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Benguela Cove and the Botriver Spring Festival 2014

Benguela Cove will be celebrating in true spectacular fashion by hosting two events in honour of the Spring Festival.
1 September 2014
Kevin Kroese
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Gauteng Taste of Africa Experience to ignite flavour at the 10th Soweto Wine Festival

Gauteng Tourism is bringing the ‘Gauteng Taste of Africa Dining Experience’ to the 10th TOPS at SPAR Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival (4-6 September) giving festival goers the chance to taste world-class cuisine available in Soweto and at the Maboneng Precinct.
1 September 2014
TOPS at SPAR Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival
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Premium Wine Drinkers in the US Market 2014 report

Over a quarter of Americans are buying wine in the off premise costing over $15 per bottle, as growing consumer confidence and increasing switching from other drinks continues to drive the US wine market – now the largest in the world – to new heights.
1 September 2014
Wine Intelligence
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Win tickets for the Pinotage on Tap Festival

Diemersfontein brings Pinotage On Tap Tour to Cape Town on the 11th October 2013 and you can be a part of it!
1 September 2014
wine.co.za
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Launch of Barista Chardonnay

A summer complement to the popular coffee-style Barista Pinotage
1 September 2014
Barista
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Do wine brands limit wine education ?

Wine producers have a decision to make with their wine. Label it as a straight varietal (if it contains more than 85% of any one), add a brand name to the varietal, or just display a brand name. Thus you have ‘Cabernet Sauvignon’, ‘Five Generations Cabernet Sauvignon’ or ‘Chateau Libertas’.
1 September 2014
Dave March
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Get your veg out!

Whether you're doing it for the animals or to be healthy, here's some yummy veggie options to make your week tasty. You're welcome.
1 September 2014
Shante Hutton
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