Tag Archives: Stellenbosch

• 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2013

10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2013

A sense of place—the sights, sounds, smells and spirit of a travel destination—can endear that area to a person forever. For wine lovers, there is no better way to cement that connection than to explore the world around those vines. As the wine market becomes ever more global, packed with offerings ranging from the most […]

• The power of wine awards

The power of wine awards

Big wins at international wine competitions will only improve sales if they are properly communicated, according to winemakers and retailers. “You can’t win a medal and expect your wine to walk off the shelf. It’s a lot harder work now; you really have to let your customers know about it,” Gary Jordan of Jordan Wine […]

• Former Screaming Eagle owner buys vineyard in South Africa

Former Screaming Eagle owner buys vineyard in South Africa

A high-powered American whose California winery used to sell wine for around R8 000 a bottle has bought Mulderbosch, an estate in the prime Koelenhof area of Stellenbosch, for an undisclosed sum. He is just one of a number of wealthy foreigners who are moving into the Cape winelands in a big way. American Charles […]