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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...
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...
Entries for the best young wine writer now open

Entries for the best young wine writer now open

Entries are now open for the 2019 Veritas Young Wine Writers Competition of the South African National Wine Show Association (SANWSA), which aims to identify exciting new voices in the wine industry. Now in its seventh year, this competition – in collaboration with...
The #SADogsofWine competition is back!

The #SADogsofWine competition is back!

We love dogs. Period. Wherever wine is made, you’re likely to find a loyal  canine snoozing in the cellar or roaming the vineyard. Go on, post your best pet pic or selfie via social media. Tag @WineLandSA and use the hashtag #SADogsofWine to be eligable for the prize....
Adama Wines: New industry trailblazers

Adama Wines: New industry trailblazers

With its combination of an established history of viticulture and winemaking (thanks to being an affiliate of Bosman Adama), experience, skills, pioneering spirit, innovation and young energy, the newly-launched all-black women team of Adama Wines (Pty) Ltd is...
Dan Traucki: Wine for that special occasion

Dan Traucki: Wine for that special occasion

Imagine the buzz you could get from the look on a friend’s face when they open their birthday present from you and find that it is a bottle of wine from their birth year. Trust me the experience is truly awesome for both of you. Their face lights up with pleasure not...
Dan Traucki: Touriga the terrific

Dan Traucki: Touriga the terrific

Touriga or Touriga Nacional, to give its full name, is a native Portuguese red variety that is one of the key components of Portuguese Port. It is not well known as a grape variety, even in its native land as it is almost always used in blends. Thus, if you have ever...