Development and Transformation

This is “Owethu”!

This is “Owethu”!

While running across Madagascar sick with Dengue fever, Bilharzia and hardly being able to move, extreme adventurer, inspirational speaker, chef and philanthropist David Grier needed medication urgently. The closest of which was 240 km away. This was a snapshot of his...
Shaping young minds

Shaping young minds

More than a year ago the South African Wine Industry Trust (Sawit) set out to improve agricultural development and transformation with a leadership and management programme that aims to enhance the lives and careers of 500 farm workers and unemployed youths. ELONA...
Leading the Wieta Way

Leading the Wieta Way

Robertson Winery and its 35 producers are taking the lead in the wine industry with regards to Wieta (Wine Industry Ethical Trade Association) accreditation, having steamrolled the process to achieve their goal in just over six months. Each and every producer-member...
First impressions

First impressions

The crossing just before the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West is trade-wise probably one of busiest in the Winelands. The diversity of products varies from plastic bags and garden gnomes to blackberry chargers. Impressive, until you’ve seen the informal sector on...