Work Programme – April 1999

Work Programme – April 1999

1. PLANNING AND PREPARATION 1.1 Short-term Study your block records and decide which blocks should be replaced. Decide on cultivars and rootstock in consultation with your cellarmaster and/or viticultural advisor. Block project: Give your crop particulars to your...

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World Production of Wine

World Production of Wine

World production decreased annually by an average of 0,7% from 1990 to 1996. However, over the same period production in the new world wine countries (Australia, Chili, Argentina, the USA and South Africa) increased by an average of 1,4% annually. Production in the...

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Alumni Get Together

Alumni Get Together

The Viticulture and Oenology Alumni of Stellenbosch University once again organised a very successful annual reunion at their alma mater More than 80 former Viticulture and Oenology students got together on 30 July for the fifth annual reunion in the history of their...

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February Work Programme 1999

February Work Programme 1999

1. PLANNING AND PREPARATION 1.1 Short-term Consult the winemaker of your co-operative about the grading system requirements for particular cultivars. Determine the degree of ripeness of the grapes of the various blocks and plan harvesting accordingly. (See Wynboer...

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Pinotage Research

Pinotage Research

Dr Johann Marais is Pinotage research co-ordinator for the Pinotage Association. The Pinotage Association's annual Stellenbosch workshop was held at Doornbosch on Tuesday 27 October 1998. Research forms an important part of the Association's drive to improve Pinotage...

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Vetsak/Braud Tour 1998

Vetsak/Braud Tour 1998

In September 1998 a group of South Africans visited France as the guests of the South African company Vetsak and the French company New Holland. 2 Distribution of machines According to Philippe Bohn of New Holland approximately 8000 machines are distributed throughout...

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Winetech

Wine Industry Network of Expertise and Technology Winetech, in collaboration with researchers of the ARC-Nietvoorbij and the University of Stellenbosch, will be hosting a function on 27 July at which time feedback will be given concerning viticultural research...

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Honoured at the ARC Gala Event

The ARC-Research Institute for Fruit, Vine and Wine recently held its annual Gala Event at Neethlingshof Wine Estate. At this evening function the director of the Institute, Dr Leopoldt van Huyssteen, left in the picture, presented the following persons with trophies...

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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
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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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