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BUNNAHABHAIN 18-YEAR-OLD SINGLE MALT WINS IWSC TROPHY

Specialty Scotch whisky producer Bunnahabhain has been awarded the coveted Cask Strength Scotch Whisky Trophy for its 18-year-old single malt at the 2017 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) in the United Kingdom. The whisky was also the best performer in the category of unpeated single malt Scotch of 18-25-year-old with cask strength of 45% and more, to bring home a double gold medal. Bunnahabhain’s 25-year-old single malt earned a gold medal. The Islay distillery’s ensemble of hand-crafted single malts has captivated palates the world over for many years. Other recent accolades include a double gold medal for its 25-year-old and gold for its 12-year-old malts at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition earlier this year. The 12-year-old also took gold at the 2017 World Whisky Awards. These awards come as no surprise, considering the exceptional quality and taste profile of these exclusive and rare whiskies, hand-made with the utmost attention to detail. Bunnahabhain (pronounced Bŭ-na-ha-venn) is the only producer of single malts on the island of Islay, situated off the west coast of Scotland, to use a natural spring water source in the production of its malts. The Margadale river that flows deep underground, untainted by the peaty moors on the island, enable the distillery to make lighter-flavoured, unpeated single malt whiskies. Honouring tradition, Bunnahabhain, founded in 1881, has also returned to the original un-chillfiltered way of making...

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TASTE NEDERBURG’S MOST AWARDED WINES AT RMB WINEX

Nederburg will be bringing out some of its most awarded wines for this year’s RMB WineX festival to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. This glitzy annual showcase brings together some of the best-of-best on offer from South African wineries, and takes place on 25, 26 and 27 October 2017, from 17:00 to 21:00 Nederburg assistant-winemaker, Heinrich Kulsen, together with Nederburg’s tasting room manager, Luzaan Kruger, will be delighting wine lovers with tales of harvests past, special moments and memories shared, and the special joy of achievement and recognition. Get a rare taste of Nederburg’s Heritage Heroes The Anchorman Chenin Blanc 2016. It was recently selected as one of the winning wines of the 2017 Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge, convened by South Africa’s Chenin Blanc Association.  Earlier this year, the same vintage was awarded platinum at the 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards for best South African Chenin blanc (priced at over ₤15). The Anchorman remembers Nederburg’s founder, Philippus Wolvaart, who established the farm in Paarl in 1791 and planted Chenin blanc, amongst other varietals. Every wine in the lauded Heritage Heroes collection honours a visionary who has helped shape Nederburg and its history as one of South Africa’s most pedigreed names in wine. The Anchorman will be offered for tasting alongside the rest of the Heritage Heroes ensemble, including the latest vintages of:...

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CINTRON PINK POLO 2017

Acclaimed as one of South Africa’s most reputable events on the Western Cape’s social- and polo calendar, the prestigious Cintron Pink Polo returns for its 8th consecutive celebration that brings special emphasis to Breast Cancer Awareness on Saturday 4 November 2017. Unmatched by any other, this highly commended Polo with a Purpose pursuit will be hosted on South Africa’s leading wine- and polo domain; the immaculate Val de Vie Estate. “Cintron World is proud to announce our sustained partnership as Headline Sponsor for the next five years of this illustrious event. We look forward to welcoming survivors and guests...

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