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Southern Skies announces investment by global wine e-commerce tech doyen

Thursday, 20 April, 2023

Southern Skies is pleased to announce an investment from world leading wine direct-to-customer (DtC) tech specialist and Commerce7 president, Andrew Kamphuis, into its wine e-commerce business unit.

Southern Skies acquires The Space Between Drinks

Southern Skies acquires The Space Between Drinks

Monday, 20 February, 2023

Southern Skies announced today the acquisition of innovative online drinks club specialist The Space Between Drinks to deliver “club capability” on scale within Southern Skies consolidation of wine e-tail businesses.

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Landmark deal signed between CellarDirect and global wine e-commerce leader Commerce7

Wednesday, 14 December, 2022

An agreement has been signed providing world leading wine e-commerce technology within South Africa’s leading end-to-end direct-to-customer (DtC) solution, for the benefit of South African wine producers.

The Wine Show is back

The Wine Show is back!

Tuesday, 4 October, 2022

Producers of The Wine Show, South Africa’s largest and most loved touring consumer wine event, are pleased to announce they’ll be “getting the show back on the road” in 2023.

Southern Skies to fund CyberCellar turnaround

Southern Skies to fund CyberCellar turnaround

Thursday, 14 April, 2022

Southern Skies Investment Holdings has signed on to provide funding and business expertise to assist CyberCellar return to profitability and then scale to capitalise on the wine e-commerce opportunity. 


Yela Partners acquire stake in Southern Skies

Wednesday, 16 March, 2022

Southern Skies is delighted to announce that Wineland-based private investment company, Yela Partners, has acquired a stake in Southern Skies.


Southern Skies launches Vintelligence

Friday, 3 December, 2021

Southern Skies is pleased to announce the launch of “Vintelligence” – an independently owned business dedicated exclusively to serving the consumer research needs of the South African wine industry.


Southern Skies acquires SA “wine online” pioneer

Friday, 29 October, 2021 is pleased to announce its acquisition by Southern Skies Investment Holdings – a Cape Winelands based investment company run by Australian entrepreneur Andrew Douglas.


Click, ship and sip with new online store vinoFOMO and LOOT

Friday, 14 September, 2021

In an exciting new development for wine producers and wine consumers alike, online wine store, vinoFOMO formally launched earlier this week.


Inaugural Great BIG Wine Survey delivers great BIG insights into wine consumer behaviour

Thursday, 15 April, 2021

A taste of the vast store of insights gleaned from the Great BIG Wine Survey brought to you by Hollard has been released in an initial report available at . . .


TOPS at SPAR Wine Show partners with KLA and Wine Business Solutions in ground-breaking industry survey

Monday, 1 March, 2021

During lockdown in June 2020, TOPS at SPAR Wine Show launched the single biggest wine consumer survey ever on behalf . . .