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KWV   Meet the #72hrsSoweto influencers

SEPTEMBER 2015 - From 4-6 September 2015, we will bring some of South Africa’s top influencers to the heart of Soweto for the #72hrsSoweto adventure; an exciting new digital campaign which brings together our food, wine and lifestyle festival and some of SA’s most influential digital voices.

KWV   Bringing the finest wine, food and style to life in Soweto

SEPTEMBER 2015 - Entrepreneurs and SMME's are the backbone of South Africa and no more is this prevalent than at the 11th Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival. Celebrating hard work, ingenuity and conviction, this year's festival will be a showcase of those who drive South Africa's economy and creativity from Soweto to the Cape.

KWV   Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival is set to be the event of the year

AUGUST 2015 - The 11th annual Soweto Wine and Lifestyle Festival, happening from the 4th to 6th September 2015 in Soweto, is set to impress in a spectacular fusion of boutique wine brands and high-end fashion, food, creativity and art entrepreneurism.

KWV   KWV named one of ‘World’s Most Admired Wine Brands’

APRIL 2015 - KWV has been recognised as one of the ‘World’s Top 50 Most Admired Wine Brands’ at Drinks International’s annual awards ceremony for the fourth consecutive year. It is the only South African brand to attain this global accolade.

KWV   South African Chardonnay judged Best in World

APRIL 2015 - At the 2015 Chardonnay du Monde Awards, Groot Constantia’s 2013 Chardonnay beat over 800 wines from across the world to be judged best overall.

KWV   Fairtrade Fortnight: Change the World one sip at a time

MARCH 2015 - Fairtrade Fortnight is a new initiative running from 30 March to 12 April 2015 that aims to inspire South Africans to change the world for the better by choosing products and services that are certified by Fairtrade’s ethical / sustainable label.

KWV   KWV repositions with pioneering trademark campaign

MARCH 2015 - Established in 1918, KWV has a long tradition of crafting some of the world’s finest wines and brandies. This is the company’s first consumer brand campaign in its 97-year history that stretches across the product worlds of wine and spirits.

  The Evolution of the Wine Festival is here

MARCH 2015 - The 11th Soweto Wine & Lifestyle, happening from 3rd to 5th September 2015, is set for a evolutionary transformation, reinventing the wine and food experience. For a very limited time only, wineries can benefit from a 20% early-bird booking discount.

  Campaign set to raise South Africa's bottled wine exports

MARCH 2015 - A new initiative aims to see more bottled wines exported from South Africa in a bid to raise the country's reputation as a premium producer and promote job creation. Currently, South Africa exports more bulk than bottled wine.

  The ABC of Wine - Part 2 | Red Wine

- In Part 2 of the ABC of Wine Series, Cape Wine Master Marilyn Cooper looks at red wine, discussing the unusual red cultivars that grow in South Africa.

  Stellenbosch Wine Route visits Johannesburg

FEBRUARY 2015 - For the fifth consecutive year, Stellenbosch's legendary wines, together with five gourmet chefs, travelled to Johannesburg to share their magic at Summer Place, writes Cape Wine Master Marilyn Cooper.

  The ABC of Wine - Part 1 | Chardonnay

FEBRUARY 2015 - In Part 1 of the ABC of Wine Series, Cape Wine Master Marilyn Cooper discusses the versatility of the Chardonnay grape, which was smuggled into South Africa inside someone’s sock 30 years ago!

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