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The Squeaky barrel – Vol. 6

11 March 2024

Vol. 6 – WOSA CEO Q1 Update Transparency is crucial to promote progress and understanding ...

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The Squeaky Barrel Vol. 5

20 February 2024

OPTIMISTIC OUTLOOK DESPITE CHALLENGES: SECOND ESTIMATE FOR 2024 WINE GRAPE HARVEST RELEASED Viticulture experts have ...

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Sugar and Sulphur and all things Vulgar

16 January 2024

A couple of hot topics always come up in wine conversations when we do tastingsThe ...

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The Squeaky Barrel Vol. 4

14 November 2023

Ever Wondered Who We Are? During tastings, we are often asked about the reason behind ...

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The Squeaky Barrel Vol. 3

14 November 2023

A Glass of Wine a Day, Could Help Keep Frailty Away. Could a daily glass of ...

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The Squeaky Barrel Vol. 2

24 August 2023

Listing-fees: Something the Cape Can Do Without The discomforting news that my beloved Dias Tavern ...

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The Squeaky Barrel. Vol 1

4 May 2023

Wine and the Restaurant Rip-Off Along with leaf-roll virus, mealy-bugs and over-extracted Cabernet Sauvignon, listing ...

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Why we Sell wine and don’t Buy Exposure

18 July 2022

We get numerous emails, and phone calls monthly requesting free wine for a charity/corporate event ...

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WOSA CEO Newsletter – Q4 2021

27 October 2021

With so much happening in the world of wine and in the wider world that ...

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Franschhoek Celebrates 50 years of Cap Classique

4 September 2021

On 1 September 2021 we took part in a “Sabrage Celebration” to commemorate the 50th ...

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Bottomless Bubbly Brunch 2020

14 December 2020

Following all the COVID cancellations and disruption through 2020 we decided to hold our own ...

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Virtual Corporate Tasting

4 December 2020

With COVID restricting travel, events and the like virtual tastings have taken off. This has ...

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Bastille 2020 Video

3 December 2020

With COVID-19 causing havoc this year with festivals and the like, Franschhoek Wine Valley decided ...

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Music and Wine Playlist

23 September 2020

Being the rebels of the vine, traditional wine and cheese pairings are not what you ...

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Cake And Wine Pairing @ Uncorked 2019

13 March 2020

A big thank you to all who attended our Cake & Wine Pairing at this ...

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Kevin from Black Elephant Vintners

Meet Kevin – the Black

13 March 2020

29 Questions for Kevin. Swart means Black in Afrikaans What is your idea of perfect ...

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Raymond from Black Elephant Vintners

Meet Raymond – the Elephant

13 March 2020

29 Questions for Raymond. Ndlovu means Elephant in Zulu What is your idea of perfect ...

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Jacques from Black Elephant Vintners

Meet Jacques – the Vintner

13 March 2020

29 Questions for Jacques – Vintners is someone who makes and sells Wine. What is ...

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Yes, you CAN

13 March 2020

A recent interview with Kevin Swart about why Black Elephant Are so excited about canned ...

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BBC News feature Black Elephant Vintners

13 March 2020

We were very proud to be part of a recent segment on Talking Business Africa ...

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