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12 May 2016 KWV Holdings

HOSKEN DISPOSES OF MOST OF KWV ASSETS TO DRINKS INDUSTRY VETERAN

THE operational assets of iconic liquor business KWV Holdings — controlled by empowerment giant Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) — is to be sold for R1.15bn to a firm aligned to entrepreneur Vivian Imerman, it was confirmed on Wednesday. Business Day speculated about the possibility of such a deal last month, after KWV issued a cautionary […]

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NIVEUS PLANS TO SELL ITS STAKE IN KWV FOR R1.15bn

NIVEUS Investments said on Wednesday it plans to sell its 57.13% stake in wine and spirit maker, KWV Holdings, for an initial R1.15bn. KWV sources wines and grapes from the viticultural regions of SA. In addition, it owns several brands such as Roodeberg and KWV Wines. The deal, which is subject to the fulfillment of […]

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20 Apr 2016 KWV Holdings

CAUTIONARIES SPARK TALK THAT HCI MAY OFFLOAD KWV

Rumours are swirling that empowerment conglomerate Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) could sell its controlling stake in wine and brandy producer KWV Holdings to “the man from Del Monte”. Market talk is that well-known business personality Vivian Imerman — who headed JSE-listed food conglomerate Del Monte in the 1980s and 1990s — is driving negotiations with […]

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29 Jan 2016 KWV Holdings

S. AFRICAN WHITE STANDS UP TO COSTLY COUNTERPARTS

If you drink white wine — and many people drink nothing but — you probably drink your fair share of Sauvignon Blanc. Most likely you drink either the New Zealand version, or the Canadian/U.S. version. For those who prefer the Kiwi style — less sweet, very crisp with aromas of citrus, melon and a hint […]

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26 Oct 2015 KWV Holdings

KWV GAINS INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION

KWV in Paarl, the only local wine producer to be voted onto Drinks International’s World’s Most Admired Wine Brands 2015, again illustrated its ability to impress local and international wine judges with its range of refined and high quality wines, when it took home numerous awards and trophies in the month of October. Chief Winemaker […]

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4 Aug 2015 KWV Holdings

KWV USES TRUFFLES TO MAKE NEW LONDON DRY GIN

South African wine and spirits producer KWV has launched a grape-based London dry gin distilled with rare Kalahari truffles. Cruxland gin is described as a “boutique” brand and also contains juniper berries, honey bush tea, coriander, rooibos, aniseed, cardamom, almonds, and lemon among its botanicals list. “We wanted to create a special gin with botanicals […]

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10 Jul 2015 KWV Holdings

‘FINISH GREAT’ IS FIRST SIP OF KWV BRANDY

It took KWV nearly a century to make its first television commercial. The Paarl wine and brandy producer wants you to toast it. The advert reminds one of those Peter Stuyvesant commercials in which the leisured classes go around doing adventurous things and you hardly get to see the product. KWV manages to slip in […]

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29 Jun 2015 KWV Holdings

KWV SEEKS TO TAP INTO RUSSIA AND US

UNLISTED liquor group KWV Holdings, already a large exporter of wine to Europe, will target new markets in the US and Russia in a bid to build sustainable long-term profit growth. Speaking at the annual general meeting (AGM) on Friday, Niveus-held KWV CEO Andre van der Veen stressed the push into new markets formed part […]

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18 May 2015 KWV Holdings

KWV CONTINUES TO RACK UP THE WINE AWARDS

KWV garnered 35 international wine awards across three global competitions recently. KWV won two golds, five silvers and three bronze from the International Wine Challenge (IWC) hailed as the Oscars of the wine trade. This comes hot on the heels of the IMBIBE Sommeliers Wine Awards and Concours Mondial de Bruxelles where KWV was awarded […]

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14 Apr 2015 KWV Holdings

SA WINE NAMED AS ‘WORLD’S MOST ADMIRED’ FOR FOUR CONSECUTIVE YEARS

KWV is the only South African brand to be named as one of the ‘world’s most admired wine brands’. This is the fourth successive year for the brand and it is the only South African wine brand to attain this global accolade. KWV is the only South African brand to be named as one of […]

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