Learn About Pearly Bay
From its origins as a wine co-operative, founded to stabilize the South African wine industry, during which it fulfilled the role of custodian and regulator, to the dawn of the 21st century, KWV has pioneered the way forward. In 1997, KWV transformed itself into a dynamic, modern and commercially successful organization and retains its place as a leading South African alcoholic beverage company.
Learn About South Africa
A long history of growing grapes and making wine, but less of a history on exporting it, and even lesser on
the quality aspect.
At the turn of the century (1900, that is), a surplus of wine in South Africa created a hierarchy of cooperatives, the
biggest and best known being KWV. This organization seemed to favor quantity over quality and had most...
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Learn About Non-Vintage
Most Champagne you encounter will be NV, or non-vintage. This is because the base wine is a blend of wine from
In producing non-vintage wines, Champagne houses strive to keep the taste consistent year by year, and non-vintage
the winemakers flexibility in blending, ensuring a constant style each year. Non-vintage Champagne...
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