South Africa is now the fifth largest selling wine country in the UK

South Africa replaces Spain to become fifth best selling country in UK, says Accolade

10 Sep 2014 | By Richard Siddle

South Africa is enjoying widespread success in the UK, is bringing new consumers to wine, has seen an increase in both value and volume sales and has replaced Spain as the UK’s fifth biggest wine selling country, according to figures released today by Accolade Wines UK.

Accolade's key winemaking talent: Bruce Jack

Bruce Jack on the challenges and opportunities for South African wine Subscription

10 Sep 2014 | By Gemma McKenna

Bruce Jack is a key figure in the Accolade Wines South African winemaking team. His direct responsibilities cover the Kumala, Fishoek and Flagstone ranges, Tesco Finest, The Rustler, Stumble Vineyards, Breakers Point and Lost Ostrich, as well as strategic NPD. He talks to Gemma McKenna about how he is working with the Kumala winemaking team to help reposition the Kumala brand and ensure the quality of the wine shines through to customers.    

Lourensford Estate is looking for a new UK distributor

Lourensford Estate on look out for new UK partner after it leaves Hatch Mansfield

03 Sep 2014 | By Richard Siddle

    South African producer, Lourensford Estate, is looking for a new UK distributor that can take over from the work it has done over the last nine years with Hatch Mansfield.

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Country reports: South Africa

Country reports: South Africa Subscription

15 Mar 2013 | Updated: 05 Jul 2013 | By Andrew Catchpole

To purchase the full report, priced £99 (ex-VAT), go to the Harpers Shop. This could well be South Africa’s year, so say its proponents and supporters in the UK trade. As do high-profile writers ranging from Tim Atkin MW to Neal Martin, both of whom have singled the country out as being the most exciting New World producer today - and they are not alone. There is a groundswell ...

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