To Dump Or Not To Dump? Tough Choice For Wine Industry

While the ban on alcohol sales persists wine producers and growers are scrambling to avoid the possibility of dumping 250 million litres of uncontracted wine to make room for the new harvest. Wine ind


Update: 3 Hectares Of Vines Damaged In Wine Farm Blaze

Three hectares of vineyards have been damaged in a wildfire that raged on the historic Neethlingshof wine estate near Stellenbosch in the Western Cape since earlier this week. Estate manager De Wet Vi


Breaking: Firefighters Battle Blaze At Historic Wine Estate

Firefighting teams battling a wildfire on the historic Neethlingshof Estate near Stellenbosch in the Western Cape seem to have the blaze under control, although strong winds are fanning the flames. Th


Failure Teaches Success, Says Sa’s First Black Female Winemaker

As South Africa?s first black female winemaker, Ntsiki Biyela is a pioneer. She is the winemaker and director of Aslina Wines and has received numerous awards for her wines, including gold medals from


Is It Wrong To Put Ice Cubes In Wine? A Winemaker Says No!

As part of Food for Mzansi?s ongoing ?21 faces of summer? we sit down and chat to the best winemakers in Mzansi in order to learn more about how they got to where they are, and what they still plan on


Woman Winemaker Of The Year Sparkles In Male-dominated Space

Danielle Coetsee from Boschendal Wines effortlessly shines in a world where only 10% of winemakers are female. Her intuition and empathy shines through.


When Love And Skill Combine, Expect A Du Toitskloof Masterpiece

You can always expect a masterpiece from Tiaan Loubser, a winemaker at Du Toitskloof Wines. He?s been in the industry for 13 years and his love for the job is unparalleled. Iconic moments happen aroun


Let’s Kick Off The Soft Life Summer With A Glass Of Bubbly

We?re kicking off our 21 #FacesofSummer campaign today! First-up we?re meeting Willie Conradie from Van Loveren Wines and our readers are getting 10% of their fave wines!

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Four Things Happening In Sa Agriculture Today, 02 November 2020

Rise and shine Mzansi, another busy day unfolds in the agricultural sector. On our radar today, working professionals with passion for policy making have until 30 November to submit their applications


45 Cape Wine Farmers Find Ally In Indigenous Fynbos

With the fynbos plant kingdom, Cape wine farmers have the most unique cover-crops in the world. Fourty-five wine farmers are WWF conservation champs.

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