OVERVIEW GLOBAL BLUEBERRY MARKET

20 October 2017 – Thanks to the early end of the European season, South Africa was able to increase its exports to the continent. Read more…



Agbiz News

19 October 2017 – Land expropriation without compensation will impact the ordinary citizen.


SA wine industry could add 100 000 jobs by 2025

19 October 2017 – South Africa’s wine industry could add a further 100 000 jobs by 2025, mostly in the Western Cape, following the signing this month of the Economic Partnerships Agreement (EPA) between the European Union (EU) and the Southern African Customs Union (Sacu) countries. Read more…


Wine Is About to Get More Expensive

19 October 2017 – Wine is about to get really expensive. There are a multitude of factors that affect the supply of grapes worldwide, and many things combined this year to create a shortage of grapes that will limit the amount of wine that can be produced. Read more…


Top five South African consumer trends

18 October 2017 – Global market intelligence company, Euromonitor International, has just released the latest results of the 2017 Global Consumer Trends survey. Read more…


The Burgundy Report

18 October 2017 – Burgundy today represents a conflict in conceptual terms. For some, it is the Holy Grail of wine, the source of several of the most brilliant white and red wines in existence. Yet to others, the region symbolizes inconsistency as well as lofty, perhaps even outlandish pricing. Read more…


Media Update: Wildfires in Northern California

18 October 2017 – Steady progress is being made to bring the fires under control, evacuations are being lifted and cooler weather and rain are forecast this week. Of the approximately 1,200 wineries in Mendocino, Napa and Sonoma counties, the regions most impacted, it is reported that less than ten have been destroyed or heavily […]



Understanding the legalities of water regulations in SA

17 October 2017 – Despite Level 5 water restrictions implemented by the City of Cape Town and various other methods of supplementing water supply that are currently being considered, the implementation of a large-scale, long-term solution will take time that the city no longer has. Read more…