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Richard Branson to buy South African hotel and vineyard
Richard Branson has agreed to purchase Mont Rochelle Hotel & Mountain Vineyard in South Africa via his Virgin Limited Edition luxury retreat business.
New Brand Stakes Claim as "First Growth" of South Africa
launched not one but two $360 South African wines in the U.S. and they're already claiming to be the "First Growth of the Cape"
South African Wine-Grape Crop Seen Falling 4.7% From 2013 Record
Farmers will probably produce 1.42 million metric tons this season compared with 1.49 million tons harvested in 2013, according to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service. South Africa may bottle about 1.1 billion liters (2.42 million gallons) of wine in 2014, less than the 1.2 billion liters packaged a year earlier.
South African wine exports hit record in 2013
Exports of South African wine hit a new record volume in 2013 thanks to rising consumer interest in the UK, Germany and U.S.
Vineyards in SA takes comfortable lead in wine production
As the world's eighth largest wine producer, South Africa's wine trade contributed 26.2 billion rand ($2.4 billion) to the country's economy with exports increasing by more than a quarter in 2013, according to the South African Wine Industry Information and Systems.
South African wine producers create new association
Premium wine producers of South Africa have created a new association called Cape Vintners Classification (CVC) at Ellerman House in Cape Town to promote the area wines globally.
Mandela's legacy lives on through House of Mandela wine collection
With Nelson Mandela's blessing, the Mandela women set forth on an effort to share the family's rich heritage and historic legacy through the distinctive medium of fine wines. Their mission was to create wines that embrace the energy and soul of South Africa while encouraging the spirit of unity, family and tradition that Nelson Mandela wholeheartedly stood for.
South Africa to focus on US and emerging African markets says new WOSA chief
South Africa will increasingly target the entire domestic market of Africa along with the US as trading conditions become ever more challenging in mature export markets such as the UK, according to the new head of Wines of South Africa (WOSA).
South Africa: Stellenbosch wine giants see hardly any dissent
That said, there was evidence of some shareholder engagement at both meetings. At the Distell meeting "only" 67.6 percent of shareholders voted in support of the resolution placing 10 percent of the unissued shares under the control of the directors.
South Africa fine wine buyers break auction record
South Africa has continued to build its reputation for fine wine after the country's second record-breaking auction within two months raised more than ZAR8.4m (US$843,000).
Over The Barrel | South African wine auction exceeds R8 million
At the record-breaking 29th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction in South Africa, the biggest foreign buyer was the United Kingdom.
South Africa May Ban Wine Festivals to Curb Drinking: Bus. Day
Online wine retailers and rating platforms may also be banned, Melvyn Freeman, head of non-communicable diseases for the country's Department of Health, said, according to the Johannesburg-based newspaper.
South Africa shines in IWSC 2013
The International Wine & Spirits Competition released its 2013 results for South Africa, Argentina and Chile in time for The Beautiful South tasting in London last week.
South Africa wine industry labour costs a growing risk, PwC says
The biggest risk to South Africa's wine industry is increasing power and labour costs in the wake of strikes this year that boosted minimum wages, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP's local unit said.
Wine Buyers Pay Record Prices at South Africa's Biggest Auction
Held on Sept. 6 and 7 at the estate in Paarl, northeast of Cape Town, the auction offered 132 wines, including 72 red, 36 white and eight dessert varieties, the auctioneer said in a statement on its website today. The average price per liter climbed 92 percent to 354.64 rand ($35) from a year earlier, it said.
Arniston Bay unveils flavoured wine
South African wine brand Arniston Bay has launched a new 5.5% wine-based flavoured drink called Infusions.
Weak rand encourages wine exports
Also the northern hemisphere's harvest was poor this year. It had rained all summer in Europe, which affected the harvest.
Improved supply chain to promote South African wine: study
An improving supply chain could help South African wine industry and raise the country's economic competitiveness, according to a study released on Tuesday.
Tim Hamilton Russell, South African Wine Pioneer, Dies at 79
Tim Hamilton Russell, an advertising executive who founded the first winery in Hemel-en-Aarde Valley near Cape Town, died July 17 in Hermanus, South Africa, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 79.
Chinese firm buys South African wine estate
Yangzhou-based Perfect China has made the Asian country's first investment in South Africa's wine industry, acquiring the Val de Vie estate in the Western Cape in a deal expected to boost exports of South African wine to the Far East.
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