Kingsland collaborates with Brandphoenix

Kingsland, the specialist UK fillers, packers and bulk wine shippers has added FirstCape and Distell to its South African portfolio, as part of a strategic partnership with wine brand builders, Brandphoenix.

RJ Botha joins Kleine Zalze

Stellenbosch winery, Kleine Zalze, has announced the appointment of Nitida Wines’ RJ Botha, to its winemaking team.

Rugby star Heaslip signs up

Irish rugby star, Jamie Heaslip, has become brand ambassador in Ireland for South African wine brand, FirstCape.

Accolade’s Schaafsma has 90 days

After 14 years with McGuigan Wines, Paul Schaafsma, Accolade Wines’ general manager for the UK, Ireland, Africa, Middle East and South America, is acquainting himself with the company and the clock is ticking on the 90 days he has to come up with a strategic plan.

South African wine gets sustainability seal

The South African wine industry has launched a new sustainability seal, as a guarantee of environmentally-sensitive production.