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Record entries received for the 18th Michelangelo Awards

“It’s been an absolutely magnificent year for Michelangelo,” says Lorraine Immelman, founder and owner of the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, “not only have we had an all-time record number of entries - 1,730 in total from 322 producers – but 2014 has also been a year of ‘firsts’!”
23 September 2014
FireColumn Communication
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Love Cab Sauv and Sauv Blanc? This is the event for you!

Wine Concepts will host their 12th exclusive Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon Festival at The Vineyard Hotel in September
23 September 2014
Wine Concepts
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Silver for Kanu at IWSC 2014

Kanu Wines is proud to announce the recent success at the IWSC (International Wine and Spirits Compeition) 2014.
23 September 2014
Kanu
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Stellenbosch a Forever Young Town

During September, fondly celebrated as Heritage and Tourism Month, one cannot think of a better place to get a real cultural fix than South Africa’s second oldest town, Stellenbosch – the historical City of Oaks which thrives as a forever young destination, where a rich heritage charms in contemporary fashion.
23 September 2014
Stellenbosch 360
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New Wine Industry Direct to Customer Research

Direct to Customer Benchmarking 2014 Survey is now underway. The survey is designed to measure this most profitable path to market for wine producers.
22 September 2014
Peter McAtamney
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Is there a North/South divide in the SA wine world?

According to Miguel Chan, group sommelier of Tsogo Sun Hotels, 50% of all money spent on wine throughout the entire group is spent within a 5km radius of Sandton.
22 September 2014
Cathy Marston
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