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WOSA announces new CEO

Siobhan Thompson, new CEO of WOSA.

Wines of South Africa, the not-for-profit industry organisation which promotes the exports of all South African wine, has announced the appointment of a new CEO. She is global marketing specialist Siobhan Thompson, who succeeds Su Birch with effect … [Read more...]

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2012: Anthony Rose on regionality

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What’s the general perception of South African wine in the UK right now? “You need to make a distinction between the person who buys from a supermarket and the person who buys from an independent wine merchant,” says Anthony Rose, UK wine … [Read more...]

Trevor Immelman endorses Meerlust Rubicon

Trevor Immelman prefers Meerlust Rubicon.

How to crack the American market? It’s a question that’s perplexed the industry in recent years. One way is surely celebrity endorsement. Mucking about on Twitter the other day, I entered the keywords “South African wine” in order to gauge what … [Read more...]

SA wine in a sound bite

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During lunch yesterday hosted by Billy and Penny Hughes to promote their Nativo wines, I sat next to Tanja Robinson of wine exporters Robinson & Sinclair (clients including the likes of Havana Hills and Saronsberg as well as Hughes Family Wines) … [Read more...]