Business and Marketing

New wine cellar for Maties

New wine cellar for Maties

On the banks of the Eerste River, under centuries-old oak trees, a derelict old cellar has been restored to become a centre for training, research, developmental work and cutting edge technology in the SA wine industry. A healthy partnership between Winetech and the...
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 country’s townships and less affluent neighbourhoods. However, industry leaders are divided about the implications of this development as...

Wilderers water of life

Born in Germany, raised beside the French border, and embracing an Italian outlook on existence: To enjoy life, relax and take things easy. That is how Helmut Wilderer has been spending his days since turning his back on the demanding 15 hour days of being a...
Falconer creates his own wine pleasure

Falconer creates his own wine pleasure

As a post-graduate student in Stellenbosch, Elsie rented out half her little house on condition that the tenant ate what she cooked. After a week of toast and Marmite, toast and scrambled eggs and again toast and Marmite one Friday evening, her veterinarian lodger sat...