The DGB Charitable Trust was founded by DGB (Pty) Ltd, a leading South African producer of wine, as its primary vehicle for corporate responsibility projects. It is operated as an independent charitable trust which is registered as a Public Benefit Organisation with the South African Revenue Service.
Bellingham The Bernard Series do 5 star honour to Bernard Podlashuk, founder of modern Bellingham and to Niel Groenewald, Bellingham’s innovative Cellarmaster and his team at the launch of the 2016 Platters South African Wine Guide on Thursday evening. Two Bellingham Wines from their premium range The Bernard Series, the Whole Bunch Roussanne 2015 and the Basket Press Syrah 2013 were awarded 5 star status in a first for the winery. The Syrah being one of only 5 awarded 5 stars, and the Roussanne being the only one ever to be awarded 5 stars.
South Africa’s first and still best-selling wine annual, Platter's Guide is the comprehensive, up-to-date and authoritative guide to who's who and what's what in the winelands. Featuring hundreds of producers, negociants and brands, and thousands of individual wines, Platter's Guide packs everything you need to know about the South African wine scene into an informative and entertaining format.
The inaugural HITT (Hong Kong International Top Tasters) blind tasting event was a held last week Saturday with great success. The event which was in aid of Hong Kong charity, the Autism Partnership Foundation kicked off with the one-hour blind tasting competition presided over by judges, Debra Meiburg MW, Stephen Mack of AWSEC, Kimberley Drake of Sarment and Lee Watson, the sommelier of the Conrad.
Wines selected for the competition included:
Boschendal has featured in the Vivino Top 15 Architectural Masterpieces of the Wine World.
Wineries have been around for thousands of years, and over time some have embraced more avant-garde architectural styles while others have sought to preserve tradition. From South America to Australia, with some stops in the Old World,
Veritas celebrated their 25 years milestone in the wine industry this year and has earned the title as South Africa’s most trusted competition for market-ready wines and brandies.