Business and Marketing

Message in a bottle size

Message in a bottle size

Gigantic wine bottles have become a sought-after item and are increasingly presented on special occasions. Their popularity among collectors is not surprising. Ever wondered about the origins of their names, such as Methusalem and Nebukadnezar Gigantic wine bottles...
Quantum leap for SA wine industry

Quantum leap for SA wine industry

The proposals for a formal representative structure for the South African wine industry were unanimously accepted at a meeting of all stakeholders in the South African wine industry – probably the widest possible representation ever rallied to discuss industry...
Tulbagh wines befitting a queen

Tulbagh wines befitting a queen

“As from tomorrow we shall no longer be selling ‘boerwyn’ (vin ordinaire), but table wine instead. We’ll simply filter the wine so that it will not look like ‘vaaljapie’ (cheap wine) and the selling price will be a sixpence more per...
KWV in the spotlight

KWV in the spotlight

The past month was characterised by several meaningful KWV activities, including the annual general meetings of KWV Co-operative and KWV Group and the annual VinPro (SA) information meetings, as well as an informative “media day” by KWV International. The...