Wine and Food conference to show how to grow loyalty and revenue for Cape Tourism

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has calculated that last year, the direct contribution of the travel and tourism sector to the South African economy was worth R127,9bn, accounting for 3% of the country’s GDP.     Commenting on the WTTC findings presented in its recent 2017 Economic Impact Report, Margi Biggs, convenor of the upcoming The Business of Food and Wine Tourism Conference, set to take place in Stellenbosch in the spring, said: “The good news is that the council has projected the sector’s contribution to domestic GDP will rise by 2,7% in 2017, a very welcome increase given … Continue reading Wine and Food conference to show how to grow loyalty and revenue for Cape Tourism

Less “Whine” and more “Wine”, our pick this #WineWednesday is Shiraz 2016 from Anthonij Rupert wines

Gentle plum and black berry compote aromas, with a light pepper nuance. The first impression is one of succulence: a juicy palate of ripe plum and black berries. Continue reading Less “Whine” and more “Wine”, our pick this #WineWednesday is Shiraz 2016 from Anthonij Rupert wines

Pursue quality and nothing less with Niel Ellis Whitehall Chardonnay

Neil Ellis’ maiden White Chardonnay which spent nine months in Frech oak barrels.Light golden green, with youthful lime and melon aromatics and gorgeous ripe citrus notes.It is fabulous with everything, from freshly shucked oyesters to butternut soup, from poached salmon with a Hollandaise sauce to a platter soft cheeses. Continue reading Pursue quality and nothing less with Niel Ellis Whitehall Chardonnay

Nederburg’s The Winemasters Riesling 2015 obtains the highest scores at SA Wine International Competition

The 2015 vintage of Nederburg’s The Winemasters Riesling was awarded a gold medal in the £10 to £15 price category at the 2016 The Drinks Business Global Riesling Masters. With a score of 94 points, it is the highest scoring South African wine on the show. Continue reading Nederburg’s The Winemasters Riesling 2015 obtains the highest scores at SA Wine International Competition