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Peter McAtamney, principal at research body, Wine Business Solutions, gives his personal assessment on how best to drive and build a wine brand in the UK on-trade with a particular nod to Kleine Zalze, which has been named number one South African brand in its latest 2014 Wine On-Premise report,and Matthew Clark which is reaping the rewards of an astute wine listing strategy
Geoffrey Dean’s latest trip to South Africa lets him witness first-hand the early harvest, while visiting upcoming regions and observing the footballing influence on winemaking.
South Africa is reporting its earliest harvest of the millennium, with leading Swartland producer, Adi Badenhorst, having finished picking all his fruit by Valentine’s Day.
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Country reports: South Africa Subscription
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 ...