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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...

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...

Wine and Olive Oil Production Expo heads for Cape Town in 2017

South Africa is the eighth largest producer of wine in the world with export volumes having doubled in the past ten years. According to a study commissioned by the SA Wine...

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Cape faces fire catastrophe as experts fear city’s worst fire season...

Experts have warned that climate change and the rise in temperatures will see Cape Town experience its worst fire season, with areas such as...

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