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South African wines could be smoked out by fire and lack of rain

Drought, fire, high temperatures and strong winds have wreaked havoc in the Western Cape’s farming sector, with the fruit and wine industries suffering substantial losses. The province will need a substantial bailout if its farmers are to survive, it was revealed at a briefing on Wednesday.
5 February 2016 Marelise van der Merwe, Daily Maverick

Stellenbosch Wine Festival plays host to top local eateries

The 2016 Stellenbosch Wine Festival presented by Pick n Pay offers the unique opportunity to experience some of the country’s finest wines and best food offerings – all in one place.
5 February 2016 Stellenbosch Wine Festival

Experience the harvest firsthand at Durbanville Hills wines

The present grape harvest is not only the earliest but also the most intense in decades as the fierce heat of the past month had hastened the ripening of all the cultivars.
5 February 2016 Durbanville Hills

Stellenbosch Vineyards Pizza & Wine Festival

Sunny days and balmy nights, delicious pizza and great wine - the perfect combinations for a good time in the winelands. All these will be in evidence at this year’s inaugural Stellenbosch Vineyards Pizza & Wine Festival where you will be able to enjoy a selection of superb wines paired with mouth-watering pizzas and live music.
5 February 2016 Stellenbosch Vineyards