Agri Expo News

20 September 2017 – Adam Tas at the Groot Plaasproe. The popular Afrikaans singer Adam Tas is to perform at the Groot Plaasproe on Saturday 14 October 2017 on Sandringham outside Stellenbosch. Farmies as well as Townies will enjoy this brand new experience of all things farm. Tas, also a farmer and nature lover, will […]


Fresh Plaza News

20 September 2017 – South Africa: Stone fruit & pomegranate sectors prepare for new EU regulations.


What’s the role of emotion in the perception of wine?

20 September 2017 – We see emotion in tasting notes. A wine can be joyful. How? It’s an emotion. From reading tasting notes, there is ample evidence that emotion is an integral part of the perception that the writer is trying to capture verbally. Do colours have emotional content? I think so. Wines have colour. […]




Climate smart crops: A necessity for future food and nutrition security

19 September 2017 – Climate change is taking a severe toll on farmers, as they watch their livelihoods disappear with the onslaught of floods, droughts and rising sea levels and temperatures. With agriculture currently employing over 1.3 billion people throughout the world, or close to 40 percent of the global workforce, it is imperative that […]


2017 South Africa Special Report on Cape wine

19 September 2017 – Award-winning British journalist and Master of Wine Tim Atkin has released his 2017 South Africa Special Report and notes that the Cape is making the best wines in its 358-year history and that its industry is “dynamic, exciting and still evolving.” Read more…