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Fine Wine shows best returns in 20th Century

Red Wine outperformed fine art, stamps and government bonds in the 20th Century.

According to the academics from the University of Cambridge and Vanderbilt University the Warren Buffetts of the fine  wine world earned real returns of 4.1% per annum from 1900 to 2012 . This outperformed government bonds, fine art and stamps.

The research was garnered from . . . → Read More: Fine Wine shows best returns in 20th Century

Tripadvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence

TripAdvisor is delighted to recognise Tsiba Tsiba Wine Tours with a 2016 Certificate of Excellence.

This prestigious award, which places you in the top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor, is given to businesses that consistently earn high ratings from . . . → Read More: Tripadvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence

2013 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

The International judges of  the 2013 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show , British wine writer and TV personality Oz Clarke, Austalian winemaker Tom Carson of Yabba Lake in Victoria  and  Eric Goettelmann, a sommelier working in Burgunday  were unanimous  in their praise for the quality of wines on show. The fact that the medal tally was lower than . . . → Read More: 2013 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

WINE SPECTATOR RATES SOUTH AFRICAN WINES

The influential wine magazine Wine Spectator has recently
had a word or two to say about the quality of South African Wine and it was encouraging  news !

Of the 475 wines reviewed nearly a quarter of them earned ratings of 90 points or higher out of 100 on the
Wine Spectator scale which is an improvement on the . . . → Read More: WINE SPECTATOR RATES SOUTH AFRICAN WINES

South African Wine Exports Grow By 21%

Demand for South African Wine from Russia, Japan and East
Africa has driven up sales by 21% in the first 3 months of 2012
compared to  last year according to WOSA.
Imports of SA Wine from Nigeria,sub-Saharan Africa’s second
largest economy grew by 24% over four years to 2011.

It is currently valued at over $300million a year and is set to . . . → Read More: South African Wine Exports Grow By 21%

Best of Wine Tourism Winner 2012

CONGRATULATIONS LA MOTTE   VINEYARD !

Great Wine Capitals South Africa has just voted this beautiful historical
wine estate in Franschhoek as the Best of Wine Tourism Winner 2012.

LA MOTTE won in the category arts and culture.

Other South Africa) category winners were DELAIRE (accommodation) SOLMS DELTA ( Innovative Tourism )
WATERKLOOF ( Architecture and Landscape ) TOKARA (restaurant) WAVERLY HILLS . . . → Read More: Best of Wine Tourism Winner 2012

JOHN PLATTER 5* WINE AWARDS 2012

The 2012 edition of the John Platter Guide due out in November have just  announced their 5*  “South African classics “

The panel of judges taste as many of the current South African wines available locally and overseas and of the over 7000 wines entered 139 were identified for a second
round of “blind” tasting (label . . . → Read More: JOHN PLATTER 5* WINE AWARDS 2012

MICHELANGO WINE AWARDS 2011

MICHELANGELO WINE AWARDS 2011
The results of the annual Michelangelo Wine Awards now in its 15th year have been
announced

There were 226 producers who entered 1,385 wines for the international judges to judge of which 475 wines received medals

The Grand Prix Trophy awarded to the wine with the highest score in the competition went to Journey’s End . . . → Read More: MICHELANGO WINE AWARDS 2011

Trip Advisor 2011 Certificate of Excellence Award

We are proud to announce that TSIBA TSIBA TOURS AND TRAVEL have just been awarded the Trip Advisor 2011 “Certificate of Excellence “Award.

Thank you to all who have used our services over the years and to those who are still coming to our beautiful country we say . . . → Read More: Trip Advisor 2011 Certificate of Excellence Award

Oldest Vine in South Africa

 

Tucked away in a Cape Town city hotel courtyard
is the oldest grape bearing vine in South Africa.  Planted around 1781 the vine still flourishes
and due to vigorous pruning each year bears enough grapes for about 20 litres
of wine.  The  Crouchen Blanc  vine   in the  Heritage
Hotel  courtyard  has recently been harvested by Kyle Zulch of
Signal Hill Vineyard  . . . → Read More: Oldest Vine in South Africa