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WIN BIG with FELCO and #MyTrosismyTrots competition

WIN BIG with FELCO and #MyTrosismyTrots competition

READY. STEADY. HARVEST! It's that time of the year again! Our #MyTrosismyTrots social media photo competition gives you the opportunity to brag about your vineyards, grape bunches and people during the 2020 harvest. SEND US YOUR BEST OR QUIRKIEST PHOTO, AND YOU COULD...

Meet Danie Keulder, 2019 Diners Club Winemaker of the Year

Meet Danie Keulder, 2019 Diners Club Winemaker of the Year

Daniel Keulder from Ntida Wines has been named the 2019 Diners Club Winemaker of the Year for his 2017 Nitida Pinot Noir. This award is presented to the winemaker who produces a wine that the judging panel considers the best in a specified class. Keulder, who received...

PYDA celebrates its class of 2019

PYDA celebrates its class of 2019

The Pinotage Youth Development Academy (PYDA) celebrated its graduates in Stellenbosch on Friday 15 November. The PYDA offers a year-long work readiness programme for students to prepare them for employment within the wine and tourism and fruit sector. Students have...

Why you should be drinking organic wine

Why you should be drinking organic wine

The organic wine sector is a relatively small one, accounting for only 3.6% of global consumption. But it’s a category that’s growing significantly each year. By Ali Devine     It’s estimated that by 2022 more than one billion bottles of organic wine will be...

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  • In our Jan/Feb 2020 issues (our only combined issue of the year), our theme is #touchandchange and we focus on #packaging. Look out for articles on the #guyot trellis system; social media #influencers on wine farms; #cannedwine and many more. Our cover client is @cork_supply. Get your copy here: bit.ly/37PX80a
  • #Harvest2020 is officially underway! Snap some creative selfies or pics and enter it into our #MyTrosismyTrots photo comp! Big prizes from @felco_africa are up for grabs. Details here: bit.ly/2QHgflO

GOOD LUCK!
  • Members of the wine and rugby industry have joined hands to launch the #karoocalling fundraiser. On 16 January 2020 they will demonstrate solidarity with the farming community of the greater #karoo district. The #karoocalling fundraiser kicks off with a panel discussion with Springbok superstars. This follows a dinner prepared by local food personalities of the popular TV Programme “Laat die Potte Prut” and will conclude with an auction of once-in-a-lifetime wines and experiences for the highest bidder. Support the communities of the drought ravaged #Karoo. For more info and bookings call Heinrich Venter on 071 877 2232 or email heinrich@perdeberg.co.za .
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  • The Vinette Wine in a Can brand held its first release in Cape Town at Gallery one11. The range includes an easy drinking Shiraz, refreshing and fruity Chenin Blanc and a charming Rosé. For more on this exciting new brand visit their website: vinettewine.co #wine #wineinacan #winelandmedia #winemonday
  • Siya Kolisi and Boity Thulo turned on the lights at this year’s 3rd annual Moët & Chandon Golden Tree Lighting Ceremony. For those who missed the opening ceremony, Moët & Chandon organised an additional Festive on Friday 6 December (today), which will include a Golden Tree lighting experience at 20:30. The Moët Golden Tree will be in the Silo District until 6 January🎄#moetchandon #moet #moetmomentct #winelandmedia
  • Congratulations to our #sadogsofwine competition. Hi-Paw 🐾 to Donovan Ackerman, cellar master at @ricketybwinery and his best friend Syrah. Syrah is an 18 month old #goldenretriever puppy. Let’s also congratulate Mila from @tierhoekwines and Lentil from @compagniesdrift who came in second and third respectively 🐶 🐕 🐾 #sadogsofwine #dogsofinstagram #goldenretriever #wine #winelandmedia
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  • From the deck of her own yacht, former Miss South Africa @amykcurd launched a limited edition Méthode Cap Classique (MCC) - called Amelia - from the Jan Harmsgat collection. Read full story here: bit.ly/35JXFzy

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  • Dutch wine tasting with @apostelhoeve @maronesse @dekleineschorre @dewijnmakers @domaindewijngaardsberg @wijngoedthorn @betuws_wijndomein

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