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23 May 2013 KWV Holdings

KWV RED WINES STEAL THE SHOW AT CONCOURS MONDIALE

KWV reigns supreme in global wine stakes once again, thanks to its eight illustrious medals awarded at this year’s Concours Mondiale de Bruxelles International Wine Championship. Taking centre stage when the results were announced on Friday, were the Paarl wine and spirits producer’s red wines, which also claimed one of the event’s rare Grand Gold […]

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21 May 2013 KWV Holdings

KWV ACHIEVES ALL-TIME BEST AT DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS

KWV is back in the international limelight having delivered another glittering performance – its all-time best at the auspicious Decanter World Wine Awards in London this week. Among the 18 medals and commendations handed to the Paarl-based wine and spirits producer, were no less than three trophies and six gold medals. Responsible for the trophy […]

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17 May 2013 KWV Holdings

JOHANN FOURIE NOW CHIEF WINEMAKER AT KWV

ohann Fourie, formerly senior winemaker with KWV for the past eight years, has been promoted to the position of chief winemaker. He takes over from Richard Rowe, who will become the organisation’s brand ambassador/consulting winemaker. “Fourie has been a pillar of strength and inspiration in the winemaking team and should be proud of his achievements. […]

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17 May 2013 KWV Holdings

CHANGING OF THE GUARD – NEW CHIEF WINEMAKER FOR KWV

We are pleased to announce that Johann Fourie, formerly Senior Winemaker with KWV for the past eight years, has been promoted to the position of Chief Winemaker. Former Chief Winemaker, Richard Rowe, said “Johann has been a pillar of strength and inspiration in the winemaking team, and should be proud of his achievements. His promotion […]

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9 May 2013 KWV Holdings

KWV STRIKES GOLD IN THE UNITED STATES

KWV has returned to the spotlight, this time in the US – one of the world’s biggest and most competitive wine markets – where the company collected some of the highest awards at the annual Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) Convention in Orlando, Florida. Singled out by an independent judging panel of experts, […]

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16 Apr 2013 KWV Holdings

WEAK RAND COULD MEAN GREAT VALUE SOUTH AFRICAN WINES

A leading producer believes favourable currency rates mean South African wines can now beat the likes of Australia in offering “exceptional value for money” at all price points. While sterling is weak against the euro, the US dollar and the Australian dollar, it is showing continuing strength against the South African rand. KWV chief winemaker […]

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12 Apr 2013 KWV Holdings

KWV SET FOR MAJOR UK PUSH

One of South Africa’s largest wine producers, KWV, is preparing for a significant push forward in the UK after forming a recent distribution partnership with Myliko Wines. The switch, which includes the producer’s brandy portfolio, took place in September 2012 after KWV’s former partner Thierry’s Wine Services went into administration. Following a six month period […]

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5 Apr 2013 KWV Holdings

FEEDING FRENZY

FROM early year manoeuvres it seems like Stellenbosch investment giants Remgro (controlled by the Rupert family) and PSG (controlled by the Mouton family) are going to set the menu for the local food and liquor sector. At the time of going to press there were several appetising developments underway. Rainbow Chickens, controlled by Remgro, was […]

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4 Apr 2013 KWV Holdings

A VISIT TO ROODEBERG

The launch of the 1Roodeberg was a beautiful and rich one. If you have ever driven passed the KWV building in Paarl you will know that even the sight of it is enough to send you back through the years. This is the home of Roodeberg and where the 1Roodberg room is situated, a room […]

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26 Mar 2013 KWV Holdings

KWV – HOPE THE GLOW SPREADS

SA sales whittled down Shareholders in recently listed “sin sector” investment company Niveus will cheer news that its 52%-owned liquor subsidiary KWV posted a small interim profit. Niveus owns specialised gaming interests outside the casino sector, most notably cash-generative interests in the limited payout machine industry. An initial worry was that losses from KWV could […]

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