UCT and industry commit to widening access to business of wine

21 March 2018  – The UCT Graduate School of Business, VinPro Foundation and Graham Beck are offering a record 15 bursaries to enable previously disadvantaged South Africans to enrol on the popular Business of Wine short course – the only programme of its kind in South Africa to tackle the business aspects of wine. Read […]

South African litchis & avocados

21 March 2018 – The latest statistics from the South African Subtropical Growers’ Association indicate that there are 340 avocado farmers and 100 litchi farmers in South Africa, Read more…

Creating a sustainable wine future

20 March 2018 – South African wine producers are readying themselves for CapeWine 2018 taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 12 – 14 September, under the theme \Hannuwa – encapsulating the philosophy of the South African wine industry as a pledge to farming sustainably and be a custodian of the […]

Global warming from winemakers’ perspectives

19 March 2018 – Most people think of global warming in terms of everything just getting warmer.  But as winemakers (and Californians) have come to learn, it causes more potentially extreme weather – hot and cold, drought and lots of precipitation — even during what otherwise seems like a normal growing season. Read more…