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Are wine farms under the influence(r)?

Are wine farms under the influence(r)?

Social media influencers have become the latest marketing trend, but have they replaced traditional marketing methods? And are they a viable tool for wine businesses?     Facebook has 21 million users in South Africa, while Instagram has proved itself to be...

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PYDA celebrates its class of 2019

PYDA celebrates its class of 2019

The Pinotage Youth Development Academy (PYDA) celebrated its graduates in Stellenbosch on Friday 15 November. The PYDA offers a year-long work readiness programme for students to prepare them for employment within the wine and tourism and fruit sector. Students have...

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The #SADogsofWine competition is back!

The #SADogsofWine competition is back!

We love dogs. Period. Wherever wine is made, you’re likely to find a loyal  canine snoozing in the cellar or roaming the vineyard. Go on, post your best pet pic or selfie via social media. Tag @WineLandSA and use the hashtag #SADogsofWine to be eligable for the prize....

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Agricultural careers: Grounds for growth

Agricultural careers: Grounds for growth

Experts predict that advances in science and technology will keep farmers and agriculture professionals on their toes. By 2020 there will be an even higher demand for skilled people in the agricultural sector, with top careers including technologists, hydrologists,...

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