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WineBiz desk launched – boosting Government collaboration

In a step towards enhancing collaboration with government, the South African wine and brandy industry will launch the WineBiz desk, with a dedicated stakeholder manager, in November.
14 October 2015 VinPro (54) reads

Double Gold for Lanzerac’s Iconic Pinotage at this year’s Veritas

Reaffirming its position as one of SA’s iconic wines, the Lanzerac Pionier Pinotage 2012 was awarded a prestigious Double Gold at the recent Veritas Awards. The results were announced at a gala dinner on Friday, 9 October in Cape Town, which saw a total of 22 producers winning Double Gold.
14 October 2015 Lanzerac (55) reads

Eikendal packs a tasty punch with new Pizza & Wine Pairings

Winelands family entertainment all summer long
14 October 2015 Eikendal Estate (39) reads

Orange River Straw Makes Hay at 25th Veritas Award

Make hay while the sun shines, they say, but don’t forget about the straw wine. This is what Orange River Cellars in the Upington region does very well – good enough to win the only Gold medal for Straw Wine at this year’s Veritas Awards, South Africa’s largest and most prestigious wine and brandy competition which this year celebrated its 25th anniversary.
14 October 2015 Orange River Cellars (40) reads

Simonsig Estate Celebrates 25 Years of Veritas with Gold

Simonsig Wine Estate from Stellenbosch put in a multi-carat performance at this year’s Veritas Awards, South Africa’s largest and most prestigious wine and brandy competition which celebrated its 25th anniversary this year.
14 October 2015 Simonsig Wine Estate (38) reads

Nederburg's sweet, sweet news at home and abroad

Nederburg's award-winning status was reaffirmed when the winery earned double gold in Sydney and then a few days later, a cache of double gold and gold medals at Veritas 2015. With two double golds, 11 golds and 14 silvers, it emerged the second top contender at this year's Veritas show.
14 October 2015 Nederburg (36) reads

Boplaas a true champion of Cape Portuguese Red wines

When it comes to Cape Portuguese red wines and the Cape Ports, Boplaas Family Vineyards is a true champion
14 October 2015 Boplaas (32) reads

The Season of Sauvignon is happening at Durbanville Hills

When summer gets into the swing of things, you know it’s time to head to Durbanville Hills for the Durbanville Wine Valley’s Season of Sauvignon. On Saturday, 24 October, and Sunday, 25 October, you can celebrate this delicious grape variety, which excels under the unique terroir of the Durbanville area, by tasting the best wines produced in the valley.
13 October 2015 Durbanville Hills (245) reads

KWV Makes History – Crowned Producer of the Year For Fifth Consecutive Year

KWV’s ‘World’s Best Brandies’ and Award Winning Wines win 53 Medals at Veritas
13 October 2015 KWV (255) reads

Victory for Perdeberg Wines at Veritas Award

Perdeberg Wines walked away from this year’s Veritas with 24 awards, proving their excellence yet again with a massive 82.76% success rate, up from 78.26% in 2014.
13 October 2015 Perdeberg Wines (125) reads