DISTELL – a new force to take on the world

DISTELL – a new force to take on the world

The merger of SFW and Distillers Corporation into Distell and the listing of the new company on the JSE in March this year, represents a reversal of the decision in July 1988 to separate Cape Wine and Distillers Ltd into two companies – Distillers Corporation and SFW – and to list them independently. That decision was prompted by the need to generate internal competition within a closed market.

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Stormberg – Koos, Koosie, Koesie or Cozy – storming ahead

The dream to make one’s own wine often necessitates a few other irons in the fire. Veterans such as Jan Boland Coetzee and Neil Ellis broke away in the 1980s and succeeded in financing their own formidable cellars with income from consultation work. Martin Meinert and now also Koos Jordaan are two of the younger generation who severed their ties with the corporate world to be associated with various other cellars in a consulting capacity, but also to put their names to their own product.

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Foil Bag Flourishes

Foil Bag Flourishes

The price is right, the product is right and for the first time in years natural wine is again making its appearance in the countrys townships and less affluent neighbourhoods. However, industry leaders are divided about the implications of this development as regards the image of wine, as well as undercutting and undermining of price levels.

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  • Stellenbosch wine and sports legend Jan Boland Coetzee, received the iconic 1659 Honorary Award (Erepenning) during the annual Wine Harvest Commemorative event. This was held on Thursday 6 February 2020 at the historic Groot Constantia Wine Estate in Cape Town 
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True perks of early mornings in the vineyards. Absolutely beautiful morning in the mist after yesterday's 36degrees picking grapes. Also these are the true heros in the vineyards. Thank you #wineland followers for this week's support. You rock! ending my #WineLandtakeover
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And now the daily routine starts, checking the density of the juice! This rose will ferment for the next 2 weeks, magic... Turning sugar to alcohol.
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#mytrosismytrots 21 year old Bush vine Pinotage. Beautiful bunch!
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Early mornings in the vineyards are the best! Today we will be picking Pinotage for our Chenin/Pinotage 2020. .
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