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Freshlyground for New Year's Eve concert wth CPO at Nederburg

Freshlyground and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra with Richard Cock will bring in the New Year in the magical atmosphere of the historic manor house on the Nederburg wine farm in Paarl. It’s when Afro-pop meets symphony!
26 November 2014
Nederburg
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WOSA's Cape Wine 2015 in partnership with DHL Express to showcase SA's best to the world

"Rule-breaking", "trailblazing", "daring", "superb" and "exciting" are the adjectives increasingly linked to South African wines.
26 November 2014
Wines of South Africa
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Sizzling hot new wine company launches today in SA! BUYBETTERWINE.COM

Top 100 SA Wines, the premier Fine-Wine Challenge in SA now in its fifth year, and Weekend Wines, the well-established fine-wine importer and local wine merchant, are both set to expand. A new holding company called buybetterwine.com (BBW) has been established which has now acquired the assets of the above two successful local wine companies.
26 November 2014
Lisa Hagedorn
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Lanzerac at Stellenbosch Street Soirees

Lanzerac Wine Estate will yet again join in the fun and excitement of the ever popular Stellenbosch Street Soirees for summer 2014/2015.
26 November 2014
Lanzerac Wine Estate
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Groote Post wins 2014 Klink Wine Tourism award for its ever-popular game drive

Groote Post, the historic West Coast wine farm, is the proud winner of the Wild Card category at the 2014 Klink Wine Tourism Awards, for its ever-popular Game Drive.
26 November 2014
Grroote post
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South African nose upfront, lingering French aftertaste

Goeie More, Good Morning, Bonjour! Last week I had the pleasure of attending a half day Shiraz SA Workshop at Kronenburg just outside, Paarl. Attended by a full house of over 100 shiraz producers, the event included the Shiraz SA AGM.
25 November 2014
Julian Richfield
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New cellar launch - Baleia Bay Wines (Riversdale)

In a recently established wine making area along the Cape South Coast, near the small town of Vermaaklikheid, the Joubert family proudly produces their very unique range of Baleia Bay wines. On 20 November 2014 a grand opening was held to introduce this pioneering cellar and next door Deli & Restaurant, LaBella, to the media and public.
25 November 2014
Baleia Bay Wines
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Taking hands and making BEE a commercial success

After 12 years of doing business mostly out of South Africa, Origin Wine is spreading its wings to source from France, Italy, Spain, Australia and New Zealand. However, at Origin it is not all about flying high, giving back has always been a priority. Giving back and changing people’s lives in the most fundamental of ways.
24 November 2014
Wanda Augustyn, WineLand
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