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GETWINE is a South African Wine Portal which allows you to easily buy superb South African wine online and have it delivered to your door.

The Cape wine business gets some bad financial press

Original Article: The Cape wine business gets some bad financial press  By Vrede en Lust  (Posted on 01 July 2010) Link: The Cape wine business gets some bad financial press There have been a number of blog articles following from a frontpage story by Stafford Thomas in the South African Financial Mail. Neil Pendock was

Is the glass half-full or half-empty?

Original Article: SA wine: is the glass half-full or half-empty?  By Neil Pendock (Posted on 01 July 2010) Link: SA wine: is the glass half-full or half-empty? It was Jan “Tiger” Smuts who famously declared “the only thing an SA farmer can grow without a subsidy is a beard”. Times have changed, but farmers are

Happy birthday to us, … happy birthday to us!

Hip hip hoooooooray… it’s our fifth birthday!! And this means that we are now able to claim that we have been selling superb unlabelled and labelled wines at unbelievable prices for over 5 years. Where has the time gone? We would like to take this opportunity to thank our customers for their loyal patronage over

Some random thoughts

I finally took home the box of wines that we got through GetWine. I was getting odd looks for having a case of wine on my desk at work. Although, some days, I think that that’s not a bad thing.   Once I got the box home, I opened it (of course) and admire how

Massive Wine Sale 5 Dec 2009

Well there were many people here on Saturday and below we have photos from the Massive event. Its always great to meet the customers face to face when most will purchase from there homes. I hope everyone that made it enjoyed the day as much as we did. Thank you all for your wonderful support.

Windmeul Reserve Pinotage 2008

This wine not only won a Veritas double gold, but also the following awards: 2009 Micelangelo Gold 2009 Absa Top 10 2009 Veritas Double Gold 2009 Investec PB Winemakers Choice Award Limited stock, so as always, the wines are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. R89 per bottle    

Desiderius Pongrácz crowned South African top MCC with Veritas Double Gold

Desiderius Pongrácz 2001 has been crowned South Africa’s top Méthode Cap Classique at the 2009 Veritas Awards as the only recipient of a Double Gold medal in this highly contested category. Last year, the 2000 vintage of this charismatic signature Pongrácz, was the only Cap Classique to win a Veritas Gold medal. Described as an

GETWINE and our latest Petit Verdot

Forget the ‘Petit’, this should be ‘Turbo Verdot’! Super-rich rarity from the Cape’s sun-soaked vineyards. Given the chance to ripen fully, Petit Verdot’s bold structure and deep, dark black fruit behave like “Cabernet on steroids!” In South Africa this classic variety ripens to perfection and is taking off as a single variety – producing really