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SA Innovation Summit: 2019 Winetech Pitching Den Winners

SA Innovation Summit: 2019 Winetech Pitching Den Winners

The top 15 Winetech Pitching Den finalists delivered their pitches at the 2019 SA Innovation Summit on Thursday 12 September. Attracting entrepreneurs from Africa, the US and Europe, the competition presented an exciting level of agritech innovation holding potential...
Boschendal takes top honours at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge

Boschendal takes top honours at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge

A Museum Class Cap Classique from Boschendal, the renowned Franschhoek wine estate, was crowned overall winner at this year’s Amorim Cap Classique Challenge. This competition, which has been held since 2002, is the only competition directed at exclusively recognising...

Agri SA says four farm murders a month is “a tragic loss”

Agri SA is concerned about the number of farm murders that was announced by the South African Police Service (SAPS) today. Although this figure is a decrease from the 62 farm murders in the previous financial year, it remains enormous and amounts to almost four...
SA Young Wine Show stars sponsored for foreign visit

SA Young Wine Show stars sponsored for foreign visit

The SA Young Wine Show has received a major boost through a sponsorship of the winners of the two main trophies to visit Germany in November. This thanks to a new partnership between the competition organisers and Porex, a prominent Paarl-based supplier of machinery...
Vriesenhof donates R40k to rhino conservation

Vriesenhof donates R40k to rhino conservation

Vriesenhof Vineyards has joined forces with The Black Rhino Reserve Wildlife Trust to raise funds to fight rhino poaching and aid conservation efforts in and around the Pilanesberg National Park, which is under constant threat by poachers. A portion of the proceeds...
Recorking clinic increases iconic wines’ investment value

Recorking clinic increases iconic wines’ investment value

Some of the Cape Winelands’ most precious collectable wines were recently given a new lease on life with an intricate recorking exercise. A precious line-up of rare vintage finds from the Tabernacle, South Africa’s most coveted wine vault, received brand new,...