The Ex Animo Series

David and Jeanette Clarke of wine agents Ex Animo have a series of small batch wines which they bring to market, always striving to give credit where it?s


Free State’s First Black, Female Raisin Farmer (and She Makes Wine)

Picture the Free State, and you are likely to recall lands of maize and golden sunflowers stretching to the horizon. Near Jacobsdal, however, Tebogo Ditsebe is bucking the trend: she grows wine grape


Tim James: Karibib Vineyards And Wine Craft In The Polkadraai Hills

Early this year (remember then ? before things unrolled so weirdly?), I wrote suggesting that for South African wine this was to be the decade of


Ditsebe Serving Black Girl Wine Magic, One Glass At A Time

Let?s be real. If you?re thinking about the typical profile of a South African wine farmer, you?re probably not imagining someone named Tebogo Ditsebe. Also, you are probably not picturing a wine farm


Female Farmer Takes Neglected Vineyard, Makes It Successful Business

Tebogo Ditsebe took a neglected vineyard in the Free State and she managed to turn it into a thriving business. Now, the female farmer owns her own wine brand.


Alert Issued For Rift Valley Fever

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries (DAFF) has advised farmers to vaccinate their livestock against Rift Valley fever.


Distell Sells Venerable Wine Farms And Brands

Remgro-controlled liquor conglomerate Distell, which aims to double revenue and profits by 2021, is selling long-held wine farms and wine brands...


Take A Road Trip Along The Springbok Route

There is so much to see and do during the Springbok Route.


Artistry at Jacobsdal

This low-key family estate produces natural wines for contemplation.


Small is Beautiful at Jacobsdal

Cornelis Dumas from Jacobsdal talks to