Kellogg’s and House Wine launches Cheez-It crackers with a wine box

USA – Cereals maker, Kellogg is partnering with House Wine to launch a limited-edition package of Cheez-It crackers and a bottle of red wine. Dubbed House Wine & Cheez-It, the product is one-part delicious box […]

South Africa’s wine grape harvest expected to hit new low since 2005

SOUTH AFRICA – Wine grape producers and cellars in South Africa are expected to receive a lower wine grape harvest this year due to a prolonged drought that has continued to devastate the industry. Vinpro, […]

African Distillers Limited half year profits grow by 159% to US$7m

Zimbabwe – Zimbabwean wine and spirits manufacturer, African Distillers Limited, recorded profit after tax amounting to US$7 million during its six months to 31st December 2018 against US$2.7 million recorded in the prior year, representing […]

South Africa’s wine exports records 4% growth as revenues hit US$700m

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa posted a 4% increase in wine exports in 2018 generating US$700 million (R9.6 billion) despite declined production by wineries following the low yielding harvests due to regional drought, reports Business […]

Distell Group launches new premium wine company

SOUTH AFRICA – Africa’s leading wines and spirits producer and wholesaler, Ditsell Group Limited has launched Libertas Vineyards and Estates as a new stand-alone company with ownership of all its premium brands, reports IOL Business […]

United Kingdom hikes wine duty but freezes duty on beer, spirits and cider

UK – United Kingdom Chancellor Phillip Hammond has announced that duty tax on wine will increase while that on beer, spirits and cider would remain the same in line with the rate of inflation, effective […]

Australian wine exports report double-digit growth by 11% increase in value

AUSTRALIA – Australian wine exports have posted double-digit growth in the 12 months to September 2018, with the value of exports up by 11% to US$2.71 billion, while reflecting an increasing taste for premium drops. […]

Tanzania’s US$13m Chamwino wine plant to be completed by 2020

TANZANIA – Tanzania’s Chamwino District Council is set to complete a US$13.11 million (Tsh30 billion) wine plant by 2020 to provide grape farmers in Dodoma region with a ready market for their commodity, reports theCitizen. […]

Decline in production places South Africa as a potential market for US wine exports

SOUTH AFRICA – Decline in production and stocks of wine which would eventually lead to increase in domestic prices in South Africa presents growth potential for United States wine exports into the country, according to […]