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World Bulk Wine Exhibition 2019: Taste the World!

World Bulk Wine Exhibition 2019: Taste the World!

Premium bulk players and smaller-volume buyers meant business at the annual World Bulk Wine Exhibition, presenting them with huge bottling opportunities further from origin, writes Wanda Augustyn. The 10th edition of the World Bulk Wine Exhibition, which took place in...

Johan Reyneke: South Africa’s ‘intentional farmer’

Johan Reyneke: South Africa’s ‘intentional farmer’

Both an intrepid idealist and unassuming realist, Johan Reyneke is the pragmatic philosopher-farmer of the industry, widely regarded as one of the first pioneers of organic and biodynamic farming in South Africa. By Johannes Richter     Johan Reyneke greets...

Breedekloof’s Valley of Plenty: Where every vine tells a story

Breedekloof’s Valley of Plenty: Where every vine tells a story

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the Breedekloof Valley is home to only large-scale wine producing cooperatives. Anton Pretorius recently discovered that this picturesque wine hamlet, including the charming Slanghoek Valley, offers a lot more than meets the eye....

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