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Sharing their year of birth with Nelson Mandela, KWV has been celebrating 100 years of excellence during 2018.  Whilst the year has been filled with many events and occasions celebrating a rich history and great brands, KWV has also been adding to their capability and......

Chef Mynhardt Joubert is honouring his tradition of baking his annual ‘Free State Fruitcake’ and has just released his first 2018 batch of these anticipated delicacies this month. This annual tradition sees Chef Mynhardt partnering with Montagu Dried Fruit and Nuts, Moir’s, Sasko and K...

Winemakers from the Breedekloof Wine Valley were well-represented at the annual Veritas awards this weekend, claiming a total of 74 medals amongst its collective of producers. The Veritas awards are considered one of South Africa’s most prestigious wine awards and receives close to 2,000 entries.....

Leading wine and spirit company, KWV, was the recipient of 29 top awards at the internationally acclaimed Michelangelo Wine & Spirits Awards – a major industry competition which attracted a record number of 2 255 entries this year. Illustrating KWV’s appeal to both local and......

South Africa is home to some of the biggest wine vats in the world, which stands guarded underneath the impressive vaulted roof of KWV’s Cathedral Cellar. These vats, which have illustrations of the history of the SA wine industry carved on them, can be viewed......

Creation Wines on the upper reaches of the Hemel-en-Aarde is delighted to have topped the Tonnellerie Saint Martin Pinot Noir Report compiled by Winemag.co.za once again. This time with the 2015 Creation Art of Pinot Noir which scored an impressive 93/100 in the 2018 report.......

In celebration of #DrinkChenin day on 15 June, the Breedekloof Makers invited a group of influencers – from sommeliers to wine writers to radio hosts to Jan Braai – to create a playlist dedicated to this remarkable variety. The Breedekloof Makers – a band of......

After an exciting month-long competition that saw the culinary world paired with the world of mixology, KWV concluded its search for its KWV Brandy Futurists: innovative and creative geniuses. In celebration of their 100-year-old existence, KWV Brandy embarked on a journey of reflection, but also......

Following a nationwide search, KWV Brandy, home to the World’s Best Brandy, has identified South Africa’s top five creative bartenders in its KWV Brandy Reimagined competition. In celebration of its Centennial, KWV Brandy identified 20 bartenders to compete in its KWV Brandy Reimagined mixology ...

Showcasing South Africans’ love for the outdoors, ‘braai’, and the associated enjoyment of KWV Brandy, was a source of inspiration when a collective of bartenders from Durban and Johannesburg came together on Tuesday 22 May, to compete in the KWV Brandy Reimagined competition at Mootee......

Africa was the source of inspiration when ten of the top bartenders from Cape Town came together on Tuesday, 8 May, to compete in the KWV Brandy Reimagined competition at Cause|Effect Cocktail Kitchen and Brandy Bar.  This competition seeks to identify SA’s top bartender, who......

Life can be a trapeze act that calls for fine balance between work and play. Balance, the quirky brand from Overhex Wines International, motivates for this work-life-balance with its range of ‘friendly’ and ‘fun’ wines that are easy to enjoy. With a range of varieties,......

“Everything good is coming from that region,” says sommelier. Sommeliers recently selected their top wines in the annual South African Sommeliers Selection – a wine competition judged solely by wine stewards in categories consumers will typically find on a ‘wine list’ – and wines from......

Worldwide Brandy Trophy awarded to Paarl-based wine and spirits producer, making it one of the most awarded Brandy producers in the world. Adding weight to its reputation for producing top-quality potstill brandies rivalling the best in the world, KWV was awarded the Worldwide Trophy and......

10 More reasons to visit the Breedekloof Wine Valley If trends are anything to go by, lesser explored wine valleys are going to be very popular in 2017 – here’s why Most, if not all, wine lovers are familiar with South Africa’s more established wine......

It is a wish of many food lovers: to sit at a table with the great South African gourmand, CL Leipoldt, to share in his food stories and cooking. Although that is an opportunity that can’t be repeated, food lovers and cooks can still sit......

The success of the Breedekloof’s wine region’s pioneering Chenin Blanc initiative at the international Cape Wine 2015 showcase has led to the formation of Breedekloof Makers, a band of like-minded winemakers committed to emphasising the quality of wines being made in the region, as well......

If trends are anything to go by, lesser explored wine valleys are going to be very popular in 2017 – here’s why   Most, if not all, wine lovers are familiar with South Africa’s more established wine routes: Stellenbosch wine route, home to many of......

The industrious Mandla Sibeko, founder of Seed Capital Ventures, with shareholding interests in some of South Africa’s most successful brands, including Netflorist, and shareholder and Director of South Africa’s biggest Art Fair, the FNB Joburg Art Fair, has just been named Wine Ambassador for S...

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