Alastair Rimmer, cellarmaster at Kleine Zalze

South Africa confidence returning as winemakers concentrate on quality, producer says.

21 May 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

South Africa needs to evolve its premium wines and offer wines better suited to the terroir, leading South African producer has said.

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South Africa 2015 harvest report: It was early, but expect high quality

07 May 2015 | By Erin Smith

South Africa’s official harvest report said that the 2015 harvest will be recorded “as one of the driest and earliest in years, with a somewhat smaller wine grape harvest promising exceptional wines.”

The Litmus Wine Team, Jon Worontschak, Mike Florence and winemaker Matthieu Elzinga

Richard Branson's South African hotel launches new wine joint-venture with English winemaking firm

19 Mar 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

Richard Branson’s luxury hotel collection, Virgin Limited Edition, has joined forces with an English wine consultancy firm, Litmus Wines, to launch a new wine business.

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Country reports: South Africa

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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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