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A day in the life of a cellar worker

A day in the life of a cellar worker

A wine cellar is a hive of activity and a critical component of a successful winery. It’s often said wine is made in the vineyard and terroir, topography, soil and climate are critical for the production of outstanding wine. However the work that’s done in the cellar...
Going, going, GONE!

Going, going, GONE!

While charity auctions are usually fun events abuzz with excitement, one should never forget their purpose – to raise much-needed funds for the beneficiaries It’s quite common for first-time visitors to Hemel-en-Aarde with its three spectacular wards – Hemel-en-Aarde...
King Solomon’s mine

King Solomon’s mine

 South African wines dominate the Zimbabwean consumer market and nearly all market segments above the low-income groups are interested in wine, making opportunities for brand activations and wine education plentiful.   South Africa currently exports 1 291 516 litres...
An insider’s guide to the Northern Cape

An insider’s guide to the Northern Cape

With hot summer days, chilly nights and very little rainfall, the Green Kalahari is not exactly traditional wine country, is it? Situated about 800 km from Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria, this region is the gateway to the Kalahari and the rest of Africa. In this...
Working alongside winemakers

Working alongside winemakers

Reputable oenological products firm Lamothe-Abiet of Bordeaux, France, has appointed Pellenc as its distributor in South Africa.  Based in Paarl since 2014, Pellenc specialises in the design of harvest machines, winery equipment and tools for vineyard operations, and...
Transformation in action

Transformation in action

The need to transform is a topic that crops up at some point in every conversation about the wine industry but it’s not always clear what progress is being made. We checked in with those doing the work and hear from people whose lives have been changed as a result....
CapeWine 2018 Speakers Announced

CapeWine 2018 Speakers Announced

With exhibition space for South Africa’s triennial wine trade showcase completely sold out, CapeWine 2018 is set to yet again raise the bar as South African wine producers ready themselves for the international trade and media gaze when Wines of South Africa (WoSA)...
Making it big abroad

Making it big abroad

The global wine scene is overflowing with viticulturists, winemakers, scientists and marketers from a vast variety of countries. South Africans are also part of this well-travelled group and proud contributors to the international wine scene. In this Q&A with...
The social media advantage

The social media advantage

Love it or loathe it, social media has irreversibly changed the internet landscape by changing the way large groups of people interact with one another on a daily basis. It means people are talking about you. Are you listening? We’ve become so used to websites it’s...
Bucking the trend

Bucking the trend

With its long history of inequality, embarking on a career in the wine industry can be daunting for young black people. Despite the many obstacles three young black people are making their mark in this competitive field. Sandile Mkhwanazi, winemaker and viticulturist,...
Indisputable world leaders

Indisputable world leaders

Amorim Cork’s unparalleled investment in innovation and design has made it a global leader in its sector.  Less than 15 years ago Amorim Cork’s share price plunged when its biggest customer, the wine industry, turned its back on cork and started flirting with cheaper...
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