Tag: Eben Sadie

South Africa: changing tides

The Cape’s “New Wave” movement has been gaining pace, attracting the praise of critics and consumers around the world. Sophie Thorpe traces the country’s evolution and talks to some of the producers at the forefront of South Africa’s wine scene “If a vineyard’s got a good view, it’s probably going to make good wine,” winemaker […]

Sadie’s success

Recently returned from a trip around South Africa’s winelands, Sophie Thorpe – a member of our Marketing team – records an extraordinary meeting with one of the wine world’s biggest celebrities, and one of the founding fathers of the country’s ‘new wave’ movement, Eben Sadie. I was incredibly nervous before meeting Eben Sadie, a man […]

A character-driven tale

As Commercial Director of our wholesale arm Fields, Morris & Verdin, Damian Carrington is all too aware of the need for ‘personalities’ in the world of winemaking One of the primary drivers of my love for the wine industry are the characters that you meet along the way. On a pre-Christmas trip to South Africa, […]