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

 

Juice, Hand Sanitiser And Discounts To Solve Sa’s Wine Glut

South Africa is currently faced with a wine glut of 289 million litres, due to the ban on the sale of liquor during the lockdown period to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
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Johnnie Walker Brand To Debut New Paper-based Bottle

Top-selling Scotch whisky brand, Johnnie Walker, has announced that early in 2021 it intends to debut the first-ever 100% plastic-free paper-based spirits bottle.

 

South Africa’s On-premise Wine Trade Faces Challenging Times

Although the South African wine industry resumed the domestic sale of liquor products for off-premise consumption by licensed vendors on Monday, the industry is still not out of the woods.

 

South Africa’s On-premise Wine Trade Faces Challenging Times

Although the South African wine industry resumed the domestic sale of liquor products for off-premise consumption by licensed vendors on Monday, the industry is still not out of the woods.

 

Wind And Unseasonal Rain Cause Consternation In Western Cape

A Stellenbosch wine estate is faced with thousands of rands? worth of damages after a strong southeaster wind nearly ruined an entire vineyard block over the weekend.

 

SA Consumers Becoming Better Educated About Rooibos Health Benefits

South Africa’s consumers, as well as the rooibos value chain, are now far more knowledgeable about the health benefits of this uniquely South African plant and the variety of products that can be ma

 

Organic Winemaking: Where Nature Sets The Pace

Reyneke Wines was among the first organic wineries in South Africa to receive a five-star rating in Platter?s Wine Guide. Owner Johan Reyneke spoke to Glenneis Kriel about his long and often challengi

 
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Farmer’s 20-year Journey To Acquire Land, Know-how And Finance

Western Cape farmer Andries van der Poll grows wheat and medics on rotation on dryland, produces irrigated maize, and runs Dohne Merino sheep and Red Angus cattle.

 

How A Klein Karoo Wine And Fruit Farm Became A Tourist Mecca

Instead of competing with the giant wine brands, Jacques and Saretha Conradie take advantage of the location of Vogelsang farm to put their wines and estate on the map.

 
 
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