5 Simple tips to turn yourself into a wine expert

We asked Dr. Alex Russell, who completed his PhD in the School of Psychology,  for 10 tips to help you become a wine expert.


UCT drives collaboration to fund bursaries and unlock growth in South Africa`s wine industry

The UCT Graduate School of Business has teamed up with key industry stakeholders to offer several bursaries for its Business of Wine short course this May.


Developing a taste for wine business

Many wine enthusiasts – especially after a few glasses of their favourite wine – consider themselves fully qualified wine judges, without contemplating the knowledge, training and discipline involved in acquiring real competency.


Wine Business Management Alumni: Martin Ntshuntshe

PG Dip Management Practice specialising in Wine Business Management (UCT GSB) and Brand Ambassador Môreson Wines.

“This graduate programme has been invaluable in elevating my profile and adding to my credibility in the marketplace.”


Wine Business Management Alumni: Tom Magara

Masters n Economics (UCT), PG Dip in Management Practice specialising in Wine Business Management (UCT GSB), External Affiliate for Genesis Analytics and Editor of kenyawines.com


The UCT GSB open day on the regulatory and international trade challenges facing SA wine businesses

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business UCT GSB invites wine business practitioners to register for the annual open day of the wine business management programme in May 2016.


How South Africa Built a Booming Wine Business

Nelson Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist said, “After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.”


Luxury Brands Can No Longer Ignore Sustainability

If I asked you to picture the consumer luxury market, you might imagine jewels, sports cars, watches, premium drinks, high-end shoes and apparel, and so on.


Organic Agriculture Is Key to Helping Feed the World Sustainably

Organic agriculture is a relatively untapped resource for feeding the Earth’s population, especially in the face of climate change and other global challenges.


Wine Business Management Course Set To Boost South African Wine Industry

The UCT GSB has announced that the wine business specialisation in the honours-level Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice will also be offered as a standalone, certificated and credit-bearing short course commencing on 9th May 2016. Suitably qualified delegates can now follow the short course and, if successful, will qualify to complete the remaining modules leading to the Diploma.

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The UCT GSB Wine Business Management course is the only training programme of its kind in South Africa that focuses on the business aspects of wine.