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Ethiopian wine raises cheer for economy

Beyond the donkeys on a potholed road in southern Ethiopia, is an unexpected sight -- vineyards bursting with merlot, syrah and chardonnay grapes ripening in the African sun.
22 July 2014
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Invest in the Proven Success of Cape Wine Festivals

The popularity of wine festivals in the Cape is to be welcomed as festivals have far-reaching benefits which should be embraced by producers and their respective communities, as well as the greater South African wine industry.
22 July 2014
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Exciting new attractions at Allée Bleue this winter

The last few weeks have been busy ones on the Allée Bleue Estate and we have some exciting new attractions for visitors this winter.
22 July 2014
Allee Bleue
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Winter warmers await you at Hartenberg Wine Estate this season

Winters are synonymous with fireplaces and red wine and where better to enjoy this with their new winter menu than at Hartenberg Wine Estate, situated in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands.
22 July 2014
Hartenberg Wine Estate
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The Big Bottle Festival is coming!

South Africa's foremost Winemakers and Chefs de Cuisine featured at prestigious Big Bottle Festival, at Taj Hotel Cape Town
21 July 2014
Big Bottle Festival
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“Powerful beauty” - a collection sponsored by JC Le Roux

“Powerful beauty” is the thread through Danielle Margaux’s Spring/Summer Le Good Life Collection, sponsored by The House of J.C. Le Roux, and launching at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week (MBFWCT) 2014.
21 July 2014
JC le Roux
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Mynhardt Joubert is appointed as KWV’s Brand Ambassador

Mynhardt Joubert, TV celebrity chef and restaurateur, has been appointed as KWV’s Brand Ambassador, responsible for promoting the award winning wines of the Paarl based producer.
21 July 2014
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Sex, Sexism and the Natural Wine Label

Would you drink–or serve–a wine called “Big Titties” or “Panty Remover”? Most people’s answer would likely be “absolutely not.” However, if you’ve dined at some of the country’s top restaurants, you may well have.
21 July 2014
Rémy Charest, Punch Drink
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Read WineLand on the go

WineLand Media has now launched an online App, which includes e-books for the ever popular WineLand magazine, as well as other useful wine industry publications, such as the VinPro Cost Guide and the South African Wine Industry Directory.
21 July 2014
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Local is Lekker at We Luv Wine Fest at Cape Gate

There are few things closer to the South African heart than quality biltong and dried wors, as well as a full-bodied glass of our home grown varietal, Pinotage. At the We Luv Wine @ Cape Gate Festival, visitors can indulge in both.
21 July 2014
We Luv Wine @ Cape Gate Festival
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Weskuskos is Beskuskos

West Coast food is Best Coast food, and its fame is spreading throughout the world. Here with a brilliant article found in the Chinese Cuisine & Wine 2014 publication.
21 July 2014
Charles Withington
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