Advanced Search
0
0 items £0.00
Basket
Call Us
01438 741177

01438 741177

Featured background

Cape Expectations

A new generation has brought a new energy to the Cape's winelands, making this not just one of the most beautiful regions to visit, but also one of the most exciting.

Who wouldn't be delighted to be asked to join buyer Jo Locke on her trip to the Cape? Buying department colleague Steve Farrow was that lucky man, and while he was surprised at how tiring the trip proved to be he was bowled over by the passion of the people, the beauty of the landscape and, of course, the wines.

Steve Farrow, Wine Information Editor

Steve Farrow
Wine Information Editor

  • date May 2016
  • location South Africa
  • people Steve Farrow
    Joanna Locke MW

Photo Gallery

More photos >

Related Articles & Guides

How to buy South Africa

Read the guide

Interviews from the archives:

Johann Krige - The Society's Exhibition Pinotage
Chris Williams - Meerlust
Norma Ratcliffe - Warwick Estate

Experience trips to other countries with our buying team

Austria 2016

Discovering Austria

The Society’s digital copywriter Martin Brown joins buyer Sarah Knowles MW on a tour of Austria, where they enjoy the fruits of the excellent 2015 vintage and blend a new Society wine.

View full trip
Travels In Wine - Beaujolais 2016

Beaujolais 2016

Changing Beaujolais

PR Manager Ewan Murray joins buyer Toby Morrhall in Beaujolais and discovers a region moving away from Nouveau and into the crus.

View full trip
Growing Beaujolais

Beaujolais 2017

Growing Beaujolais

It’s not often that we examine the economics of wine regions, but it’s crunch time in Beaujolais with many growers going out of business. Buyer Toby Morrhall reports on changes taking place to transform the landscape and fortunes of this region and gets under the skin of Beaujolais’ top crus.

View full trip

Bordeaux 2016

Bordeaux for the first time

Trainee buyer Freddy Bulmer joins head of buying Tim Sykes on an eye-opening trip to Bordeaux where he’s thrown in at the deep end with trips to Society favourites Sichel, Dourthe, Moueix and Dubourdieu.

View full trip