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Orgin wine embarks on a new journey

Orgin wine embarks on a new journey

Origin Wine has never failed to impress or surprise, whether it be with service, innovation, funky packaging or off-beat ideas. A new venture into the world of fine wine brings this powerhouse closer to its roots. The wine retail environment has been Origin Wine’s...
A day in the life of a vineyard worker

A day in the life of a vineyard worker

Vineyard workers play a vital role in the economic development of a sustainable agricultural sector. South African vineyard workers have not always enjoyed all the support and recognition they deserve. Difficult working conditions, low wages and inadequate healthcare...
An insider’s guide to the Boland

An insider’s guide to the Boland

The Cape winelands are a treasure trove of precious experiences and hidden gems. If only you knew a local to show you around! Our Insider’s Guide is like your long-lost best friend in each of the Cape’s 10 wine-producing regions. And you’ve been invited over.Go off...
HEAR IT from Hein: A water-wise winter

HEAR IT from Hein: A water-wise winter

A real Cape Winelands winter is about much more than a roaring fireplace and a slow-cooked curry washed down with a good red while taking in the stark beauty of bare vineyards. Putting aside all these romantic notions of winter, low temperatures accompanied by plenty...
Examining wine perceptions

Examining wine perceptions

South African wine consumers share similar perceptions about wine across different ethnic groups. This is according to research by Dr Carla Weightman that focuses on the perceptions of consumers towards wine. Dr Weightman recently received her PhD (Wine Biotechnology)...
Same difference

Same difference

Trade mark expert Nicole Smalberger considers the ‘similar goods’ conundrum. Wine and wine grapes are not confusingly similar. This was the view of the Supreme Court of Appeal in a trade mark case where the owner of a farm called Zonquasdrift had a trade mark...
Adding a new dimension to food and wine

Adding a new dimension to food and wine

A good sommelier can turn an ordinary wine-and-dine event into something magical and truly memorable. But what role does the wine style have on the food choice? And are wine styles tinkered with in order to be more appealing to a wider audience?  A sommelier is often...
Fine solids DECANTER does the job

Fine solids DECANTER does the job

Efficient must clarification is important when quality and quantity are at stake. The Flottweg fine solids decanter from PorexSA offers cost-saving and qualitative advantages in must processing.  With the har­vest done and wine processing in cellars across South...
Know your customers

Know your customers

Customers and wine merchants are locked in an intricate dance where trends set the tune and brands keep the rhythm. But who leads and who follows?  The digital world has empowered shoppers to make more informed – and more impulsive – purchases. Wine buyers and...
Big data for bigger tourism

Big data for bigger tourism

Wine tourists in the Western Cape are increasingly opting for guided tours with a growing preference for tailor-made itineraries to suit their specific interests, says Margi Biggs, convenor of the annual Business of Wine and Food Tourism Conference that takes place in...
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