Development and Transformation

Ethics and marketing joins hands

Ethics and marketing joins hands

Early this year the department of agriculture approved the accrued savings and interest from Wieta’s 2017 financial year. This is allocated to a joint Wosa and Wieta communication initiative in the Netherlands and Sweden, following the Bitter Grapes documentary that...
Make empowerment happen

Make empowerment happen

Applications for Comprehensive Agricultural Support Programme funding for 2018/19 are being received and will soon be adjudicated. The process has become much stricter, so please ensure all relevant documentation is in place before submitting your application. For...
#wineforgood

#wineforgood

If you’re drinking Thunderchild wine, you are helping a child with 100% of the profits and proceeds from the sale of a bottle of Thunderchild donated to the Robertson Children’s Home in the form of an educational trust. Many children come from all over the...
Who’s got talent?

Who’s got talent?

Agri’s got Talent is looking for anyone who can sing, is 18 years and older, and has been working on a farm, in a pack house or cellar for at least three consecutive months in the past 12 months. Now in its fourth year, Agri’s got Talent (AGT) has developed into the...
A social investment

A social investment

With the phenomenal success of the 2017 Cape Wine Auction, comes the serious responsibility of spending R22.3 million wisely to benefit education in the winelands.  This responsibility rests on the shoulders of Andi Norton, who coordinates the beneficiaries of The...
Learn and develop

Learn and develop

Kachné Ross has been appointed as learning and development manager at Winetech. This appointment at Winetech is in line with one of the key focus areas of the Wise initiative and with the support of all role players major difference and growth is expected in the...
Future Agro Challenge

Future Agro Challenge

The Future Agro Challenge (FAC), a global leading initiative that discovers innovative and fundable ventures in food and agriculture, will be welcoming agripreneurs to the third Future Agro Challenge Global Championships. The event will be held in Sandton from 12 to...
Responsible Tourism awarded

Responsible Tourism awarded

The second round of the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards competition has arrived, with top spots being awarded at World Travel Market (WTM) Africa in April. The awards (sponsored by WESGRO and Better Tourism Africa) recognise African organisations that show how...