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Tag: Wine

Cape Wine industry reeling from drought

The farming community in the Winelands is experiencing the worst drought many can remember.   The Cape Messenger spoke to Gary Baumgarten, Managing Director of Anthonij Rupert Wyn, to get his perspective. CM: You say...

Water scarcity drives a new wave of practices in Cape Winelands

The practice of cultivating grasses such as wheat, nearly 10,000 years ago, laid the foundations of today’s large urbanized communities. And strangely enough, traditional farming practices as we know today have...

Distell’s new wine blend

Liquor conglomerate Distell looks determined to reinforce a profitable position for its wine division in a tough consumer market by reducing the number of brands. In its recently released interim...

Historic wine auction marks the momentous first release of Vermentino in South Africa

June 16, Youth Day, marks a significant moment in South Africa’s socio-political history. Yet Youth Day 2017 is set to become significant in other ways, as the local wine industry celebrates...

DGB buys spectacular Elgin wine farm

DGB (Pty) Ltd today announced that it has purchased the Highfield Farm in Elgin. These vineyards supply premium quality grapes for Boschendal’s Appellation Series Elgin Chardonnay and the acquisition of this...

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South African subsidiary of carmaker Ford plans to add 1,200 jobs

The South African unit of Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would hire an additional 1,200 staff at one of its local assembly...

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