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Intervitis Interfructa: New future-oriented strategy

Intervitis Interfructa: New future-oriented strategy

International trade fair for viticulture, enology and distillery technology will revert to its 3-year cycle in Stuttgart, Germany from February 2022 onwards.     Ever since it started, Intervitis Interfructa has been an international platform for exchanges...
Badsberg triumphs at the Muskadel SA Awards

Badsberg triumphs at the Muskadel SA Awards

The 17th annual Muskadel SA Awards function was held as usual at the cosy second-floor dining room of Noop Restaurant in Paarl, where the low ceiling ensures every candidate must stoop to conquer.     This year’s judges, gathered by wine writer (and...
Winetech Pitching Den winner to compete in the Africa Cup

Winetech Pitching Den winner to compete in the Africa Cup

The SA Innovation Summit, Africa’s biggest start-up event, has announced that the winner of the Winetech Pitching Den will gain automatic entry to the finals of the Africa Cup where they will compete for R5 million in investment funding. Unicorn Group, a pan-African...
Shiraz Challenge crowns its latest champions

Shiraz Challenge crowns its latest champions

The victors in the 7th Shiraz Challenge have been decided. The top wines in the annual competition were singled out in Paarl this week, putting them among South Africa’s most desirable wines.     Hosted by cultivar association Shiraz SA, the...
Distell appoints Andrea Freeborough as new head winemaker

Distell appoints Andrea Freeborough as new head winemaker

The new head winemaker at Distell is Andrea Freeborough. Cellar-master at Nederburg since 2015, she will be leaving her position at the Paarl winery at the end of May to take up her new role in overseeing the production of South Africa’s largest wine portfolio....
Entries are open: 2019 Absa Top 10 Pinotage Competition

Entries are open: 2019 Absa Top 10 Pinotage Competition

Entries for the Absa Top 10 Pinotage Competition are now being accepted in preparation for the judging that will take place from 9 to 12 July at Nederburg in Paarl. The deadline for the submission of completed entry forms is 3 June. 2019 marks the 23rd year of the...