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’n Sakebroeikas vir wynentrepreneurs

Wynentrepreneurs kan nou ’n als-in-een-program in die Hemel-en-Aardevallei voltooi.  Wyninisiatief en Bartho Eksteen moet eenvoudig in een asem genoem word, want dié man is gek na wynopleiding. Tot so ‘n mate dat hy op sy nuwe plaas in die...
A business incubator for wine entrepreneurs

A business incubator for wine entrepreneurs

Wine entrepreneurs can now complete an all-in-one programme in the Hemel-and-Aarde Valley. Wine initiative and Bartho Eksteen simply have to be mentioned in the same breath, as this man is passionate about wine training. To such an extent that he has developed the...

A family affair

Craftsmanship and family ties result in quality and finesse at Vinéa. After a recent visit to the mother company, Vinéa France, in Jonzac, about 60 km north of Bordeaux, Marius van Tonder, managing partner of Vinéa SA, believes closeknit family ties are one of the...
Message in a bottle

Message in a bottle

Razvan Macici is now at the helm of wines at Distell as their head winemaker. He will be studying new developments in winegrowing and winemaking and how these can enhance their wines. After a 15-vintage career, cellar master Razvan Macici is taking on a newly created...

The future: Bulk or quality?

New plantings give an indication of the direction in which the South African wine industry is heading. But could the emphasis on yield possibly be cause for concern What should the South African wine industry be known for Wines that offer consumers good value for...

Wyndruifoes kleiner, maar van hoë gehalte

Die Suid-Afrikaanse wynbedryf sal die 2015-seisoen onthou as een van die droogste en vroegste in jare, met ʼn effens kleiner wyndruifoes wat uitnemende gehalte wyne beloof.  Parstyd het vanjaar twee weke vroeër as gewoonlik afgeskop, wat dit die vroegste pars...