Agbiz Press Release

14 February 2020. Agbiz responds to the 2020 State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa.


South Africa postpones promotional campaign in China due to coronavirus

13 February 2020. The promotional campaign for South African grapes, initially planned at wholesale markets in Guangzhou and Shanghai next month, has been postponed to next season due to the Corona virus, and feedback from the market in China, says Clayton Swart, communications manager at South African Table Grape Industry. Read more…


How Global Warming Impacts the Wine Industry

13 February 2020. Climate change is real. But how does global warming impact the wine industry? According to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), up to 56% of current wine-growing lands may no longer be suitable for vineyards if the planet warms by two degrees Celsius. Read more…



South Africa shows the world why ethics in winemaking matter

12 February 2020. There are an array of important issues being examined around the world right now. Conversations surrounding sustainability, labor, community development, equal opportunity and equitable representation are becoming more prominent in nearly every country, culture and profession, and the wine industry is not immune. Read more…