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Ushering in the next generation of young winemakers

Ushering in the next generation of young winemakers

The Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme has established itself as the most successful skills development programme in the South African wine industry, and aims to cultivate the next generation of award-winning winemakers and viticulturists through mentorship and empowerment, whilst promoting transformation within the industry

Coming into his Own

Coming into his Own

Amanda Eve is the 2021 Wine Communicators of Australia Wine Media Cadet. For her first article, she sits down with the Young Gun of Wine Awards – People’s Choice Winner, Sam Berketa of Alpha Box and Dice Winery in McLaren Vale to see how he is coming into his own in the Australian wine industry.

Rioja’s Rising Stars

Rioja’s Rising Stars

In Rioja we’ve been talking about superstar winemakers for years but it’s only recently that we’ve begun to talk about terroir. Distributors, retailers, restaurants, wine writers and consumers are all showing an increased interest in wines produced from grapes grown on plots that express the specificity of soil, exposure to the sun, altitude and the microclimates present in Rioja’s diverse geography.

Young Guns of Mainz | Rheinhessen 2021

Young Guns of Mainz | Rheinhessen 2021

The world of wine is changing; the next generation of winemakers is taking over. They shape the viticulture of the Mainz and Rheinhessen region with passion and new ideas. Here are three examples:

An incredible future for everyone… who loves wine.

An incredible future for everyone… who loves wine.

These young winemakers of Mendoza connect tradition and future. They are daring, they are not afraid of taking risks. They base their wine making in reflecting their terroirs and following their hearts. These three young winemakers represent the new expression of the wines from Mendoza and Argentina.

Adelaide – Fine Wine on High Street

Adelaide – Fine Wine on High Street

In Adelaide’s leafy southern suburbs, you will find an local institution, the Edinburgh Hotel. The pub, built in 1867 in Mitcham Village has an expansive dining room, four bars and a classic Australian beer garden. In this garden however, sitting outside on a sunny afternoon, you are more likely to be served a delicious Clare Valley Riesling or a Barossa Rose.

Wine Retailers in Cape Town and the Cape Winelands

Wine Retailers in Cape Town and the Cape Winelands

The Western Cape is a place known for its abundance of quality wine and the Cape, in particular, is intrinsically tied to the vine. Nowhere is this truer than in Cape Town and the Cape Winelands, regions overflowing with award-winning vintages and home to a number of world class vineyards

ALL FOR ONE AND ONE FOR ALL!

ALL FOR ONE AND ONE FOR ALL!

Producers of Mendoza boost their exports working together to send their products to the world. Argentina has been producing wine since the sixteenth century, when the Spaniards brought with them the vines to produce the mass wine. Little by little, this industry...