THE 2019 CAPE WINE AUCTION RAISES NEARLY R15-MILLION

The 2019 Cape Wine Auction has raised R14 625 million and has now amassed nearly R88 million since the first auction was held in 2014. At a glamorous event held at Buitenverwachting in Constantia, it was announced that Raymond Ndlovu has been appointed chairperson to the Cape Wine Auction Trust, replacing Wendy Appelbaum who remains a…

THE ART OF WINE AUCTIONS

The CWA itself is an opportunity for philanthropists to bid for exclusive vinous objets d’art – donated by generous winemaker benefactors

Meet South Africa’s Top Young Wine Fundi and Judge at Sommeliers Selection

Ahead of Sommeliers Selection wine festival Wikus Human – currently head sommelier at David Higgs’ acclaimed Joburg restaurant Marble and the newly opened Saint – is one of South Africa’s rising wine stars. He is currently South Africa’s best young sommelier having taken the title in the inaugural competition held by the South African Sommelier…

It’s #WoWSA time! Meet Rosemary Mosia from Bridge of Hope Wines

The Bridge of Hope Wines is one of the wineries who will be featured at the upcoming Women of Wine South Africa (WoWSA) Festival. It is a family business founded by entrepreneur Rosemary Mosia – a teetotaller before the wine bug bit after a visit to the Cape winelands in 2001 – and her two…

Trizanne Signature Wine – riding the wave(s) to #WoWSA

The winemaker who is as good in the cellar as she is on a surfboard Trizanne Barnard is as good on a surfboard as she is in the cellar making Trizanne Signature Wines (TSW). Her wines will be showcased at the upcoming Women of Wine South Africa (WoWSA) Festival, which takes place on Sunday, August…

WOMEN OF WINE SOUTH AFRICA FESTIVAL

The biggest celebration of female wine, beer and spirit makers yet held in South Africa Some of the country’s best boutique wines and bubbly – made by female wine makers – will be showcased at the upcoming Women of Wine South Africa (WoWSA) Festival on Sunday, August 12 from 11h00 to 16h00, in celebration of…