Festive boost for local bubbly

Shortage of champagne sees demand rise locally and abroad for Cap Classique sparkling wines

17 December 2023 - 00:01 By THABISO MOCHIKO

As the countdown begins to Christmas and New Year’s Eve, champagne lovers may find  their favourite French bubbly missing from the shelves due to a global shortage and delays at South African ports...

There’s never been a more important time to support independent media.

From World War 1 to present-day cosmopolitan South Africa and beyond, the Sunday Times has been a pillar in covering the stories that matter to you.

For just R80 you can become a premium member (digital access) and support a publication that has played an important political and social role in South Africa for over a century of Sundays. You can cancel anytime.

Already subscribed? Sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.