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Distell bombshell

Distell bombshell

Neil Pendock December 15, 2016 0

Shares in Distell and CapeVin were initially marked down sharply on the JSE this morning after the bombshell that the Public Investment Corporation is snapping up 26.4% of the world’s second larget cider maker, Distell.

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Sparkly Stuff for Sheila

Sparkly Stuff for Sheila

Neil Pendock December 14, 2016 0

Happy 75th birthday to Sheila Camerer tomorrow. So what bubbly is appropriate for celebrating 3/4 of a century? My column in The Times today gives a few options

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Renewable Resources

Renewable Resources

Neil Pendock November 23, 2016 0

My tiny organ hits gold this morning

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Tractor wine

Tractor wine

Neil Pendock November 20, 2016 0

Quinta do Gradil is one of the largest bulk wine producers in Portugal. To transport their various wines they use lorries, which get personalized by the drivers. Here is Marco Treka’s truck

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Secret weapon of Portuguese wine revealed

Secret weapon of Portuguese wine revealed

Neil Pendock November 19, 2016 0

The summer palace of the Marquis of Pombal at the foot of the Montejunto Mountain may be a bit run down, with weeds growing in the bedrooms of the palacio in which he used

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