Fresh Plaza News

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Cape Town Produced Sauvignon Blanc Named Best In The World

30 November 2020. Read more…


Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards honours SA’s top producers

20 October 2020. The 2020 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards has honoured 24 of South Africa’s top producers. During an informal presentation held at Grand Roche in Paarl – in lieu of the usual annual awards ceremony – 21 trophies were handed out, together with three special Grand Prix awards. Read more…


Absa Top 10 Pinotage winners announced

13 October 2020. Read more…


Should South Africa produce terroir-driven wines?

7 October 2020. The importance of regional ties to the climate, soil and grape varieties is at the heart of terroir. The ‘somewhereness’ of wine as a holistic result of nature and nurture has led to the wine of origin and a potent marketing tool of wine globally. The French have owned this marketing approach as it created a valuable brand association with fine wines. Read more…


New trends drive positive change across Africa’s distilling sector

6 October 2020. Read more…


Cape Winemakers Guild announces wines for this year’s Nedbank CWG Auction

25 August 2020. The guild will be hosting three online lounge talks to involve all wine lovers and auction buyers in the excitement. Read more…


South Africa shows the world why ethics in winemaking matter

12 February 2020. There are an array of important issues being examined around the world right now. Conversations surrounding sustainability, labor, community development, equal opportunity and equitable representation are becoming more prominent in nearly every country, culture and profession, and the wine industry is not immune. Read more…


The 2019 Absa Top 10 Pinotage Winners Announced

19 August 2019. Read more…