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With South Africa Category Stuck In Neutral, Cape Classics Bets On France

New York-based Cape Classics, the leader of the South Africa wine category in the U.S. with a 25%-30% share, has aggressively diversified its portfolio lately, assembling a range of upscale French wine brands from the Loire, the Rhône and Burgundy, with an entry into Bordeaux expected in the near future. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 10, 2017

Exclusive: Hess Family Offloads South Africa’s Glen Carlou

Hess Family Wine Estates has agreed to sell its Glen Carlou wine brand from South Africa to the Pactolus Consortium, led by investor and tech entrepreneur Wayne Pitout. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 16, 2016

News Briefs for September 20, 2016

•Duckhorn Wine Company has announced a gift to the Wine Spectator Learning Center at Sonoma State University’s Wine Business Institute.

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Posted in News on September 20, 2016

South African Wine Shows Double-Digit Progress

While South African wine sales have largely been stuck in neutral in the U.S. for the past several years, the category has posted stronger results in recent months. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 24, 2016

Mulderbosch Sees Rosé Drive Torrid Growth, Unveils Single-Vineyard Chenin Blancs

South Africa’s Mulderbosch, part of the Terroir Capital portfolio led by former Screaming Eagle co-owner Charles Banks, has seen growth ramp up of late, driven by a significant expansion of its rosé of Cabernet Sauvignon. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 16, 2014

Graham Mackay, Who Built SABMiller Into Global Brewing Powerhouse, Dies At 64

Graham Mackay, who built SABMiller into a global brewing giant during his long tenure at the company’s helm, died earlier today. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 18, 2013

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