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Place in the Sun’s Keeping Pace with Fast Food

Posted on: 15 June 2016

When you just want a quick pick-me-up that only fast food will provide, elevate the occasion with a glass of wine from Place in the Sun, says assistant white-wine maker Praisy Dlamini. “Most people admit they have one or two nights a month when they eat fast food because it is just so convenient! As […]

Spice Up the Season With Chorizo Soup and Place in the Sun Shiraz

Posted on: 6 June 2016

Place in the Sun wines are accredited by Fairtrade. The premium it pays for its Devon Valley, Stellenbosch grapes, goes towards farm worker social projects. The farm workers tend the vines; ensure they are shaded by canopies of vine leaves in summer, but kept open enough for dappled sunlight to filter through. This is to […]

Place the Sun in Your Glass, Dish and at Your Table

Posted on: 12 April 2016

Fairtrade-accredited Place in the Sun wines are generous in flavour and attitude. They are bold and bright on the palate with lively, fruit-rich tastes and appealingly smooth in texture.  The cellar also pays a premium for the Devon Valley, Stellenbosch grapes sourced for the range. The funds are directed to projects to improve the quality […]

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Place in the Sun Chardonnay Best in Class Worldwide

Posted on: 6 April 2016

The 2013 vintage of Place in the Sun Unwooded Chardonnay was the only gold medal winner worldwide in the under £10 category in the latest The Drinks Business Chardonnay Masters competition. Bright, fresh and vibrant with flavours reminiscent of pears, peaches and apricots, the soft-textured white is a Fairtrade wine. The cellar pays a premium for the […]

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Place in the Sun Wine for Test Kitchen’s Chef’s Pizza in Col’Cacchio Pizzeria Celebrity Chef Series 2015

Posted on: 9 September 2015

In November, the Col’Cacchio pizzeria annual Celebrity Chef Series will feature Ivor Jones, head chef at South Africa’s top restaurant, The Test Kitchen, when he will create a signature pizza in aid of charity, paired with Fairtrade wine brand Place in the Sun. He is designing his topping in collaboration with soccer superstar Jabu Mahlangu. […]

Fairtrade’s First University Graduate to Earn Her Place in the Sun

Posted on: 11 March 2015

Alvercia Juries (24), is soon to become Fairtrade’s first university graduate. When she graduates in December with a nursing degree from the University of the Western Cape, she will also be the first person in her family and entire community of 250 farm workers to have a tertiary qualification. Her studies are funded from the […]

Place in the Sun’s Thanksgiving

Posted on: 12 December 2014

Place in the Sun Wines hosted a SecretEATS dinner at Landtscap in Devon Valley, Stellenbosch, to observe the US national holiday, Thanksgiving, that is celebrated on the last Thursday of November. The event, held on the farm from which the Fairtrade-accredited brand sources its grapes, was arranged by underground supper club SecretEATS. Celebrity chef Sue-Ann […]

Place in the sun wines: Taste The Optimism

Posted on: 12 December 2014

Fairtrade-accredited Place in the Sun wines are big-hearted, bright and optimistic. They are made from Devon Valley grapes, grown by positive people, who thrive because of the way their role is acknowledged.  A premium is paid to the Stellenbosch growers and the farm’s Fairtrade Premium Committee decides on how to spend the funds. Apart from […]

Giving Back Is Easier Than You Think

Posted on: 3 September 2014

Watch the video to find out how you can make a difference. Place in the Sun – Fairtrade Infographic AV Final Place in the Sun – Brand AV Final Place in the Sun – Giving Back is Easier Than You Think.pdf

We Are One Colour Festival - Cape Town & Jozi

We Are One Colour Festival – Cape Town & Jozi

Posted on: 1 July 2014

Colour Fest 2014.pdf

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