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February 2 - South African Wine Industry Ages Well
Smooth and elegant with a medley of tastes as diverse as the terroir which yields it, South Africa's wine industry has proved it ages well 350 years after grapes were first pressed in the Cape.
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April 10 - Decanter wins Best International Magazine prize
Decanter magazine has been voted Best International Wine Magazine by the Comitato Grandi Cru d'Italia in Verona.
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October 22 - Consumers begin to grasp 'Sustainability'
"Sustainability" has become a hot topic among members of the U.S. wine industry, with more and more vintners and growers embracing sustainable practices. But what does sustainability mean to consumers, and is there truly a market for sustainable products?
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October 22 - Al Gore to speak on climate change and wine
Former US Vice President Al Gore will be the keynote speaker at a 2008 conference devoted to climate change and its impact on wine.
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October 16 - MEDIA RELEASE: 'Fair Trade for development in Africa' conference rolls out
It’s official! The internationally respected Fair Trade label, already enjoying global recognition in over thirty countries worldwide, is about to catch on in a particularly big way here in South Africa.
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October 16 - MEDIA RELEASE: SA Wine Council reports major achievements in first year
Progress on a diverse range of issues relating to various sectors of the South African wine industry has characterised the SA Wine Council’s work over the past year.
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October 12 - Cork underperforming, say IWSC judges
Judges at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) are three times more likely to demand another sample bottle if entries are sealed under natural cork rather than screwcap.
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October 11 - Winemaker invents sulphur removal tool
An Australian winemaker has patented a method of removing sulphur dioxide from wine immediately prior to consumption.
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