Renowned South African winemaker Bruce Jack speaks to Drinks International about the challenges the industry has faced this year and its future prospects.

England cricket legend Darren Gough has officially launched his eagerly anticipated Care for Wild wine range in partnership with Freixenet Copestick.

South African wine producers have been cleared to resume exports after the country’s coronavirus lockdown was eased.

South African producers have received permission to export their wine around the world after intensive lobbying efforts over the past week.

Kingsland, the specialist UK fillers, packers and bulk wine shippers has added FirstCape and Distell to its South African portfolio, as part of a strategic partnership with wine brand builders, Brandphoenix.

Stellenbosch winery, Kleine Zalze, has announced the appointment of Nitida Wines’ RJ Botha, to its winemaking team.

Irish rugby star, Jamie Heaslip, has become brand ambassador in Ireland for South African wine brand, FirstCape.

After 14 years with McGuigan Wines, Paul Schaafsma, Accolade Wines’ general manager for the UK, Ireland, Africa, Middle East and South America, is acquainting himself with the company and the clock is ticking on the 90 days he has to come up with a strategic plan.

The South African wine industry has launched a new sustainability seal, as a guarantee of environmentally-sensitive production.

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