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Talking wine business at 10th year celebration – Nedbank VinPro Information Day 2015

Established and emerging wine producers, as well as role players from the cellar and marketing fields are encouraged to attend the 2015 Nedbank VinPro Information Day.
19 December 2014
VinPro
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Jasons Hill hosts top SA performers

Less than an hour’s drive from Cape Town you’ll find the family owned wine estate, Jason’s Hill Private Cellar, which is also the venue for a not-to-be missed concert by well known SA performers Flooze, Snotkop and Robbie Wessels with his band, scheduled for Saturday, 31 January 2015.
19 December 2014
Jasons Hill
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Dont miss the Alma Mater Bin End Sale and Christmas Offer at Lanzerac!

When you’re next stocking up on your favourite wine, stop at the Lanzerac Tasting Room for the best bargain this Christmas! Presented in the iconic teardrop bottle, the Alma Mater White, Alma Mater Rosé and Alma Mater Red is now available at R25 per bottle from the Tasting Room, while stocks last.
19 December 2014
Lanzerac Wine Estate
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Miss Lucy: A new addition to the Springfield Estate range

After a 10 year wait, Springfield Estate finally has a new release for summer.
19 December 2014
Springfield Estate
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Please your Palate at Lanzerac this Summer

At the very top of your holiday itinerary when visiting the Cape Winelands should be the 5-star Lanzerac Wine Estate. Famous for its chocolate tasting, Lanzerac Wine Estate invites you on a journey of pure blissful enjoyment and a selection of six different wine tasting options at the Tasting Room.
19 December 2014
Lanzerac Wine Estate
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Festive Wines Yule Love

Celebrate the Season With the Fix.com Holiday Wine Guide
18 December 2014
Joe Roberts, Fix.com
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Supporting informed decision making

Business intelligence has been a key theme of the Wine Industry Strategic Exercise, resulting in two projects that will aim to provide easier access to the right information. EDO HEYNS reports
17 December 2014
Edo Heyns, WineLand
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Scoring Wines – the good, the bad and the ugly.

Judging and scoring wines is an area you enter at your peril. Twenty years ago a handful of learned critics, mainly in the UK and US proclaimed the numerical merits of any particular wine and the world acted upon it. Few challenged their authority.
15 December 2014
Dave March
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Funding Fine Wine

Throughout the centuries, there have been several significant examples of how deep pockets were needed for sustainable premium wine production. It takes money to make money – and quality wine. A special report about industry investment and fine wine by Michael Fridjhon.
15 December 2014
Michael Fridjhon, WineLand
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