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Blends have become one of the most popular styles of wines in South Africa, mainly because they combine a variety of diverse and interesting tastes to create one multi-dimensional and interestingly diverse wine unit.
24 April 2014
Rietvallei Wine Estate
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Presented in an attractive frosted glass bottle, the De Krans Cape Pink will be a hit with Mom this Mother’s Day.
24 April 2014
De Krans
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Winemaking and viticulture in South Africa has come a long way since the first harvest in 1659, the founding of the KWV in 1918 and that very famous day on the 27th of April 1994, when my elder brother could vote for the first time.
24 April 2014
Lammershoek Farms & Winery
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Avid foodie travellers can now turn their winter hibernation into a culinary exploration at the click of a button as Food Routes – an online expressway to an amazing array of ‘wine, dine and recline’ adventures across South Africa – offers a smorgasbord of exclusive winter attractions en route to shake of the chilly blues.
24 April 2014
Food Routes
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Spoil the most important person in your life this Mother’s Day and make her day sparkle with luxurious flutes of Pongrácz over high tea.
24 April 2014
Pongrácz
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Get to know the wine that you're tasting, by indulging in a personal cellar and vineyard tour at De Toren.
24 April 2014
Shante Hutton
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Rooiberg, the well-known winery and landmark featuring prominent red “land art” alongside the R60 near Robertson, this year celebrates its 50th anniversary and kicked off a programme of promotions and festivities with a colourful gathering on its huge red chair.
23 April 2014
Rooiberg
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The Wine Show Jo’burg, Delivered by Dawn Wing, is set to raise the bar for SA consumers wine shows yet again in just a few weeks with a complete revamping of the food service available to visitors.
23 April 2014
TWS Media
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Winters Drift wines, grown on the historic Glen Elgin farm in the cool-climate Elgin Valley, release the 2013 vintages of their popular Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, and continue their quest to broaden the visitor experience at the Tasting Station and Platform 1 Eatery.
23 April 2014
Winters Drift
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Allée Bleue , the renowned wine, fruit and herb estate in the Franschhoek Valley, is set to become even more enticing to the whole family since the revitalisation and expansion of its hospitality offering. On the cards are a host of new events and activities.
23 April 2014
Allée Bleue
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Cape Cooperage, the Paarl based company which has empowered candidates participating in the Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme to craft their own wines through the donation of French oak barrels, has extended its sponsorship by a further three years.
23 April 2014
CWG
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Jaydex Distribution launches its first “Ghost of the Future” wine label. This proudly South African brand brings the famous South African Pinotage and Sauvignon Blanc to market. The Mark Boucher Foundation will receive R10 from each bottle sold towards the foundation’s Rhino saving initiatives.
23 April 2014
Notukela Makohliso
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Hi, I'm a wine drinker and I love chenin blanc. It's not just the darling of SA's vineyards (a term it is given because of the relative ease of growth and maintenance), but it's a darling for being so versatile and so loving to winemakers.
23 April 2014
Shante Hutton
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