Backsberg Family Wines, a winery with a rich heritage spanning over a century, remains steadfast in its philosophy of providing world class wines while prioritizing sustainable practices. As South Africa's first certified carbon-neutral winery since 2006, Backsberg prides itself in constantly extending the utmost care for its employees, products, land, and the broader community.

The Cape Winemakers Guild and Strauss & Co. auctioneers are punctuating South Africa’s heritage month with two calendar highlights – the 38th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) Auction which goes live over 30 September to 1 October and alongside it the CWG Protégé Programme Auction from 26 September to 3 October 2022. Together they signify one of South Africa’s longest-standing industries and flagship exports, valued at R10.2-billion per annum, and a space of innovation increasingly growing in diversity, inclusivity and global reputation.

Wines are the story of what came before. In the case of experienced winemaker Pieter Rossouw’s new creation, everything began with the grandfathers in whose honour he names his inaugural range - Gabriel & Gysbert.

Currently comprising a Chardonnay and a Cabernet Sauvignon, Gabriel & Gysbert speaks of heritage as well as exceptional terroir. Bottled from the 2021 vintage, their fruit hails from the family farm in the age-old winelands of Bonnievale. This is where Pieter was raised. 

Situated in the picturesque Nuy Valley on the R60 between Worcester and Robertson, Nuy Winery (founded in 1963) has built their legacy on masterfully crafted wines inspired by their exceptional terroir and fine winemaking skills. It is also this fine wine excellence the Nuy Winery Legacy Calcareo 2021 and Nuy Winery...

Shiraz SA revealed the winners of the 10th annual Shiraz SA Challenge on Wednesday 17 August 2022 in Paarl. In honour of the competition's tenth anniversary, a brand-new trophy and a sizeable cash prize have been announced.

Celebrities from the wine industry and finalists gathered for this year's glitzy awards ceremony at Santé Wellness Retreat & Spa. The master of ceremonies was well-known radio and television personality Tracey Lange, and guests were entertained by renowned musician Schalk Joubert. Shiraz SA has been working with Vinventions, a global supplier of wine bottle closures, for several years, and they were once again the main sponsor.

Moët & Chandon opens its largest stand-alone champagne bar in Europe today at Harrods, Knightsbridge, London with a full selection of champagnes from innovations to rarities, signature cocktails and a fun ‘Food Bites’ menu.

Think of Moët & Chandon and you envision glamour and elegance, and this bar is like no other. Visitors will be able to experience first-hand the generosity of the Maison’s sprawling vineyards, with a full selection of Moët & Chandon champagnes available by the glass with prices starting from £16. From the elegant blonde notes of the Brut Impérial NV to the sweet aromas of the House’s Grand Vintage Rosé or for cocktail lovers, look no further than the ‘Peach Blossom‘ and ‘Champagne Shake’. All Moët & Chandon enthusiasts will be captivated by the magic of this unique encounter.

Winemakers and chefs of the Durbanville Wine Valley have teamed up again for another roaring wine-and-dine collaboration and this time intent on showcasing the best of local flavours inspired by autumn. 

The event follows on the inaugural series held last year, which was completely sold out. 

Now, once again, chefs from the region’s top restaurants will come together in designing and hosting a trio of dinners that shine the spotlight on local excellence. Wines from the region are part of the experience having been paired with the dishes, and will be presented by winemakers themselves.