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Bulk bites back

Bulk bites back

Neil Pendock July 31, 2014 0

As the SA bulk export wine balloon pops faster than the Zeppelin airship Hindenburg, there are desperate moves from financially affected parties. Like the 6th World Bulk Wine Exhibition that has awarded a prize

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SA Vinegar exports boom

SA Vinegar exports boom

Neil Pendock July 30, 2014 0

There is good news and there is bad news. The good tidings are that SA vinegar exports are up from just over 1 million litres to almost 5 million in the year to June.

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Restaurant wine list awards: the future

Restaurant wine list awards: the future

Neil Pendock July 29, 2014 1

One of the many innovative features of our weekly RECM best value blind tastings held at the Pendock Wine Gallery @ Taj, is the upload of ratings and comments on wines tasted to Vivino, a

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Wine Lists revisited

Wine Lists revisited

Neil Pendock July 29, 2014 2

With Diners Club shining their dodgy spotlight on restaurant wine lists again, the whole issue of sponsored lists and pay to play raises its ugly head. Does Diners differentiate between restaurants run by wine

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Diners sit die pot mis

Diners sit die pot mis

Neil Pendock July 29, 2014 2

Is the Diners Club Winelist of the Year competition the biggest yawn in SA wine? Look at the criteria for rating a restaurant wine list. “Wine lists will be judged according to four criteria:

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