Development and Transformation

Ring in the changes

Start innovating, it’s fun! And it will ensure that you don’t disappear into a sea of sameness. Innovation should be one of the driving forces in our lives. In fact, we should never stop innovating. We should, in the words of Douglas Kruger, author and consultant,...
Green for life

Green for life

Michael Back and Backsberg Estate were honoured with a ‘double green’ by The Drinks Business for their sustained achievements as custodians of the environment. Michael explains what drives their efforts. Their impeccable green credentials earned both Michael Back and...
Mediate don’t litigate

Mediate don’t litigate

“A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights,” said Napoleon. Nelson Wines owner and former Cape Bar senior advocate, Alan Nelson, believes lawyers, judges and magistrates don’t always appreciate that sentiment. South Africa is lagging behind in...

Positiewe momentum vir Wieta

Die aanvanklike groeipyne van Wieta (Wine and Agricultural Industry Ethical Trade Association) blyk iets van die verlede te wees en hierdie etiese handelsorganisasie is goed op dreef, met ’n groeiende ledetal en toenemende positiewe terugvoer van...

Questions the key to success

“Farm workers and employers have to sit around the same table more regularly, so the former can know that they are recognised and part of the bigger picture.” These are the wise words of the Western Cape Farm Worker of the Year, Jerome Thomas. General manager and...