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National Wine Challenge Special Awards 2020

National Wine Challenge Special Awards 2020

Special Award Winners – Four Categories: 1. Grand Cru Best in Class, 2. Vineyard Consistency, 3. Wine Consistency, 4. Wine of the Year; Both Red & White. Double Gold Medal Award results will be released on Friday 24th July.
National Wine Challenge / Top 100 SA Wine Results 2020

National Wine Challenge / Top 100 SA Wine Results 2020

Award Results For Top 100 / Double Platinum Winners. Information will be provided on Special Awards (Consistency, Grand Cru Best in Class as well as White & Red Wines of the Year) on Monday 20th, and on Double Gold Award winners on Friday 24th.
Top 5 wines, events and wine news for January 2020

Top 5 wines, events and wine news for January 2020

Our Top 5 wine events, news and favourite wines - as chosen by you, our readers, are always an interesting mix.
Come! Lose your January stress at Raka

Come! Lose your January stress at Raka

January is said to be the most difficult time of the year. Most people are short on cash due to overspending during Christmas. Many are depressed because the holidays are over and the prospect of a whole year’s work without leave is too much to bear.
RAKA Celebrates success at Michelangelo and Veritas

RAKA Celebrates success at Michelangelo and Veritas

Both the vineyard and cellar teams at Raka Wines are in a celebratory mood after their success at Veritas and Michelangelo wine competitions, and so are the owners.
Groot Constantia and Boplaas Glitter at Michelangelo Wine & Spirits Awards

Groot Constantia and Boplaas Glitter at Michelangelo Wine & Spirits Awards

South Africa’s oldest wine estate, Groot Constantia, and the renowned Boplaas Estate in the Klein Karoo walked off with the laurels in the wine section of this year’s Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, the largest drinks competition on the African continent.
Graham Howe - Interview with wine.co.za - Cape South Coast wine region

Graham Howe - Interview with wine.co.za - Cape South Coast wine region

As a relatively new wine region the Cape South Coast has the freedom to experiment with pockets of terroir and to specialize in signature varieties. The region favours diversity and varies from area to area and farm to farm. Our interview with Graham Howe shows what sets this region apart and some of their best wines.
Taste Raka's National Wine Challenge Winners at the Juliet Cullinan Wine Show

Taste Raka's National Wine Challenge Winners at the Juliet Cullinan Wine Show

Raka won three double platinum awards at The National Wine Challenge Top 100 competition recently.
National Wine Challenge Special Awards 2019

National Wine Challenge Special Awards 2019

Special Award Winners – Three Categories: Grand Cru Best In Class, Vineyard Consistency, Wine Consistency. Note: Double Gold Medal Award results will be released on Thursday 16th May.
National Wine Challenge / Top 100 SA Wines Results 2019

National Wine Challenge / Top 100 SA Wines Results 2019

Award results for Top 100 / Double Platinum Winners. Information will be provided on Special Awards (Consistency and Grand Cru Best in Class) on Tuesday 14th & Double Gold winners on Thursday 16th.
Raka wine tastings: where to find us in May

Raka wine tastings: where to find us in May

As the cold weather is creeping up on us, it is time to stock up on red wine for the winter. If you cannot make your way to Raka Wines, we will bring the wine to you. Where better to pick your favourite Raka wines than at a wine show near you where you can relax, taste, eat and enjoy a fun-filled day!
Trail run at Raka - Everybody wins!

Trail run at Raka - Everybody wins!

Raka Wines made their premises available to the local Wielie Walie Play School to host a trail run on Saturday 26 January.
Raka Ready to Rock PE

Raka Ready to Rock PE

Raka Wines is ready to rock Port Elizabeth again. After participating in the hugely successful 'I love PE' Wine Show in the revamped Tramways Building in Baakens Valley earlier this year, Raka Wines is returning to Port Elizabeth for another wine event.
Raka to present their wines at the Free State Wine Show

Raka to present their wines at the Free State Wine Show

Bloemfontein is situated more or less in the centre of the country and is the Judicial Capital of South Africa. But it has never been known as a wine drinking capital or the centre of wine interest. This perception is slowly changing, all due to the Free State Wine Show.
The Free State's premier wine and food show, the Wildsfees @ De Ou Kraal takes place at De Ou Kraal outside Bloemfontein

The Free State's premier wine and food show, the Wildsfees @ De Ou Kraal takes place at De Ou Kraal outside Bloemfontein

This is a festival for wine lovers and carnivores. 100 Gourmet venison and game bird dishes can be sampled and more than 100 different wines from 20 wine farms may be tasted. There will also be lamb, chicken and fish dishes to choose from.
Raka Rocks Leriba and La Lucia

Raka Rocks Leriba and La Lucia

Raka wines attended the Oesfees @Leriba in Centurion last weekend and rocked the show with its fabulous wine.
National Wine Challenge Special Awards 2018

National Wine Challenge Special Awards 2018

Special Award Winners – 3 Categories: Grand Cru Best In Class, Vineyard Consistency and Wine Consistency. Double Gold Medal Award results will be released on Friday 25th May.
Raka at Fijn Wyn in Pretoria

Raka at Fijn Wyn in Pretoria

This weekend is the Autumn Wine Festival of Fijn Wyn in Pretoria.
Raka wine is tops in Mpumalanga

Raka wine is tops in Mpumalanga

Wine Producers and their marketing teams have a hard time to decide which of the many wine shows to support. Every major city have at least 3 wine shows a year and they are all advertised as the biggest, the best or the 'not to be missed' if you want to promote your wine. And there seem to pop up a few new ones every year. They are increasingly expensive, and none of them offer anything new.
Raka Biography Shiraz 2015: Consistency is King

Raka Biography Shiraz 2015: Consistency is King

If you are one of many Raka customers who have been looking forward to the release of the new vintage Raka Biography Shiraz, it is now on the market. There may still be some Biography 2013 available from up country outlets, but in the Western Cape you will now find the Raka Biography Shiraz 2015 on the shelves.