Cape Wine Academy launches in London

Founded in 1979, the Cape Wine Academy is recognised as the official wine education and training institution in South Africa. Now a passionate South African is bringing it to London.   The Cape Wine Academy (CWA) is a bona fide South African institution with diplomas and all, and now it’s coming […]

South Africa must “sort out terroir message”

Anthony Hamilton Russell, owner of Hamilton Russell Vineyards in Walker Bay, believes South Africa needs to “sort out its terroir message” in order for it to be taken seriously as a fine wine producing country. Speaking to the drinks business at Cape Wine last month, Hamilton Russell said: “Sorting out […]

Sadie distances himself from Priorat

Pioneering South African winemaker Eben Sadie is distancing himself from his wine venture in Priorat, which was poisoned by vandals last year.  Sadie has made wine in the northern Spanish region since 2004 under the Terroir Al Limit label in collaboration with Dominik A. Huber and Jaume Sabaté. He works […]