CapeWine 2018 – International Wine Showcase

During September the South African wine industry took their wine and terroir talk to the Cape Town International Convention Centre with the purpose of signing new deals and cultivating established relations.  For three days international trade and media had the opportunity to taste the best of what our winelands has to offer under the year… Read More CapeWine 2018 – International Wine Showcase

Vermont VerGin

Craft gin is big in South Africa and there are still new entrants to this market. I am particularly proud of a couple from my neighborhood in Vermont on the Cape Whale Coast who developed a range of gin that includes non-alcoholic gins. #cheers

South Africa Tourism Performance for 2017

SA Tourism gave feedback on last year’s sector performance and the challenge put to Tourism by our new President Cyril Ramaphosa at his first State of the Nation Address (SONA).  We are in agreement that the tourism sector provides the country with incredible growth opportunities. Mister President challenged the country from Sandton where the speech was… Read More South Africa Tourism Performance for 2017

Simonsberg Cabernet Sauvignon – Best of Stellenbosch?

There are so many fashions when it comes to wine but Cabernet Sauvignon from Simonsberg is the quintessential Stellenbosch varietal. It shows its terroir and makes the winelands fward proud. Stellenbosch is experiencing a huge resurgence in Cabernet Sauvignon because everyone has figured out that Cabernet works. Norma Ratcliffe of Warwick Wines joined Hermanus FynArts… Read More Simonsberg Cabernet Sauvignon – Best of Stellenbosch?