Celebrating 50 years of Wine Tourism in Stellenbosch

13 April 2021. Read more…


Cape Town tourism shows little chance of recovery – report

3 March 2021. Despite the government’s announcement of a relaxation of lockdown restrictions to alert level 1, Cape Town’s tourism industry is on its knees, forced there by Covid-19 regulations, according to tourism experts. Read more…


Best of Wine Tourism Awards 2021 winners announced

10 November 2020. Celebrating innovation and excellence in wine tourism throughout the nine wine regions in the world, wineries across the Western Cape entered into the prestigious Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards.Read more…


Wesgro Wine & Food Tourism conference

12 October 2020. WINE & FOOD TOURISM CONFERENCE TO BRING WORD-CLASS EXPERTISE DIRECTLY TO DELEGATES. Read more…


SA Wine tourism sustains economy, livelihoods

3 August 2020. Unfortunately this has also been one of the sectors hardest hit by government’s restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19 since March 2020. Read more…


Alcohol industry welcomes opening of trade for home consumption

26 May 2020. Industry bodies like the South African Liquor Brand Owners Association (SALBA), the Beer Association of South Africa (BASA) and VinPro have been engaging with Government to develop practical trading proposals that will support Government’s Covid-19 objectives. Read more…


Strategies Africa’s tourism requires to manage blow from coronavirus

24 April 2020. Tourism has become an important economic sector for most African countries in the last two decades. Tourism has been one of the hardest hit sectors since the disease was first detected. The tourism sector is resilient and has often overcome crises. Read more…


Cape Winelands selected as one of Lonely Planet’s top 10 best value destinations for 2020

29 October 2019. Read more…


Wine Tourism Toolkit

10 October 2019. Wine Tourism Toolkit developed for South African wineries. Topical information on running a wine tourism business is provided in eight sections, along with case studies from South Africa, Australia and California. Each chapter also contains practical business tools like checklists and templates.