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Benguela Cove Wine launches Click & Collect service

Benguela Cove Wine launches Click & Collect service

Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate has launched a click and collect service to meet a major surge in demand following the lifting of the ban on the sale of alcohol. Details for placing an order are online. At no extra charge, the estate’s customers can pick up their...
Terroir wine competition on course despite Covid-19

Terroir wine competition on course despite Covid-19

Notwithstanding the major challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been announced that the Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards competition is going ahead. This after the South African wine industry, along with all economic activity in the country, has been taking severe...
Researchers put a price tag on alcohol use

Researchers put a price tag on alcohol use

Alcohol use disorders are associated with high social welfare and health care costs – but what causes them? A new Finnish study looks at the magnitude and reasons behind the economic burden alcohol use disorders have on society. Earlier studies have shown that alcohol...
De Wetshof offers rare older vintages through Wine Library

De Wetshof offers rare older vintages through Wine Library

Demand from wine collectors and discerning customers has led to De Wetshof Estate introducing a Wine Library from where rare older vintages of this acclaimed Robertson farm’s wines are available for purchase. One of South Africa’s leading Chardonnay producers, De...
Winery converts to food relief distribution point

Winery converts to food relief distribution point

With hunger escalating in the country due to Covid-19 lockdown and economic downturn, Durbanville Hills has partnered with SA Harvest and MES (Mould Empower Serve) in expanding food drives in Cape Town. The cellar has adapted their operations to offer a distribution...
WBWE and the future of wine exhibitions

WBWE and the future of wine exhibitions

Business cannot stop, which is why World Bulk Wine Exhibition (WBWE) Asia is launching its latest innovation: The Virtual Wine Exhibition (VWE). The VWE is an online trading system by which wineries can establish direct contact with buyers through virtual...