news from the South African winelands

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Synonymous with the production of benchmark Méthode Cap Classiques, Krone has launched the Krone Night Nectar 2011 Demi-sec Cap Classique.
1 August 2014
The House of Krone
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De Krans Wine Cellar in Calitzdorp will be hosting the inaugural Spring Blossom Day on Saturday, 30 August with something in store for young and old.
1 August 2014
De Krans
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The year was 1872. The scourge-prone Portuguese island of Madeira was hit by yet another disaster: Phylloxera, sucking the sap out of commercial grapevines and decimating the acreage to a thousand acres within less than ten years.
1 August 2014
Nederburg Auction
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Tokara has much to celebrate in September. With the coming of spring, this unique winery releases its new vintages to the public at its annual Gala event – among them the highly acclaimed Tokara Director’s Reserve wines, Reserve collection and Limited Release wines – and at the same time launches its annual selection of “Wine Made Art” for viewing.
1 August 2014
Tokara
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Terroir is a key word which has its rightful place around the world for those who fully embrace nature to produce the best - See SA's leaders....
31 July 2014
Novare Terroir Awards
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A total of 276 wines were entered for the ninth Novare SA Terroir Wine Competition and Jordan Estate in the Stellenbosch Kloof area won the first Novare Trophy for South Africa’s Top Terroir Producer due to their many achievements.
31 July 2014
Novare Terroir Awards
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A heavyweight block of South African winemakers and owners have returned from the USA after a two week tour taking aim at key markets Chicago, Boston, New York and Washington DC and targeting influential US wine industry figures.
31 July 2014
Doug Carew
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The 2014 South African Wine Tasting Championships will take place this Saturday, the 2nd of August 2014, in Cape Town.
31 July 2014
SAWTC
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The air at Nederburg just outside of Paarl is filled with excitement as the South African Young Wine Show’s panel of judges kicks off with the tasting of young wines from eight wine regions.
30 July 2014
SA Young Wine Show
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SA Wine Industry Directory 2014/15
29 July 2014
Cassie du Plessis
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The South African National Wine Show Association (SANWSA) is on the lookout for the best wines and brandies South Africa has to offer. The Veritas Awards, a competition synonymous with excellence, is awaiting entries up until August 20. Late entries will be accepted until August 28 (at an increased entry fee).
28 July 2014
Veritas Awards
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