Well-known wine company in business rescue

2019-11-01 11:47

The Simonsvlei wine company, situated on the R101 near Paarl, has been placed in business rescue, industry body Vinpro confirmed to Fin24 on Friday.

Glass still half empty for SA wine harvest in 2019 - Vinpro

2019-03-26 19:43

With close to two-thirds of the 2019 grape harvest already in cellars, indications are that it may be even smaller than last year, says Vinpro.

Max du Preez: Land expropriation more about urban than rural land

2019-01-18 07:01

The issue of land expropriation in SA is fundamentally about urban land rather than rural land, argues political commentator Max du Preez.

Western Cape wine harvest smaller, but better

2018-05-09 17:05

Despite challenging drought conditions, and bouts of frost in certain areas, this year’s wine grape harvest has the potential to produce excellent wines.

Women catch up with men in wine drinking stakes

2018-01-19 21:00

Major shifts in the wine industry over the past 12 years include gender equity in terms of wine drinkers, according to an expert in wine business strategy.

Critical price problem for the SA wines

2017-04-24 11:53

Cape Town's Vinpro winemakers association says 40% of its 3 200 members are loss-making and 900 have thrown in the towel in the past decade.

Govt too big for SA economy - economist

2017-01-20 05:31

The SA government cannot support the economy, because it has actually become too big for the size of the economy, says Nedbank economist Nicky Weimar.

Bursaries to boost wine business skills

2016-01-29 17:07

The VinPro Foundation and the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business have made bursaries available for people who want to study Wine Business Management.

Johan van Zyl: How SA can deal with massive volatility

2016-01-24 16:08

South Africa is likely to experience much more turbulence to come, but this also provides opportunities to make money, says former Sanlam CEO Johan van Zyl.

Put land reform blame where it should be - academic

2016-01-22 11:55

The notion that farmers do not want to make land available is nonsense and South Africans must tackle land reform by facing the future together, says an academic.


SA wine harvest hits record low

2019-05-06 17:01

The SA wine grape harvest has hit a record low, largely due to the preceding drought and fluctuating weather conditions during the season, says Vinpro.

Underpaid SA wine producers 'undermine' industry, limit growth – Vinpro chair

2019-01-18 19:33

It is time for those wine producers, directors of wine companies and their agents who are accepting low prices to wake up, says the chair of Vinpro.

Wine grape vineyards on the road to recovery after debilitating drought

2018-11-18 17:50

The SA wine industry expects at this early stage that the 2019 wine grape crop will return to normal levels in most regions thanks to good rainfall.

Why SA wine industry is losing out on opportunities - farmer

2018-01-24 21:55

There remains too much producer fragmentation in the SA wine industry, according to Mike Ratcliffe of Warwick Wine Estate near Stellenbosch.

SA wine industry faces most challenging year ever - expert

2018-01-19 15:08

This year is the most challenging the domestic wine industry has ever faced, according to Francois Viljoen, head of viticulture and soil science at VinPro.

SA wine makers hit from all fronts

2017-01-22 15:14

Heat, drought, black frost, wind and a decline in area under vines have wreaked havoc for wine producers and viticulturists.

SA wine industry needs more exports or face trouble

2017-01-19 18:33

Unless the SA wine industry has an export boom, it will be in trouble, because the domestic market has not been successfully exploited, warns an agricultural economist.

Difficult to estimate W Cape fire damage - VinPro

2016-01-26 17:15

Wine industry body VinPro says it is difficult to "accurately determine" the economic impact of the Western Cape fire which ravaged the Simonsberg region last week.

#Excusesmustfall in wine industry - expert

2016-01-22 15:16

It is vital for wine producers to see their industry as a business just like any other and to face reality and understand the bigger picture, says an industry expert.

SA and its wine 'need more sex appeal'

2016-01-21 19:39

South Africa and its wines do not have an attractive international image and this lack of sex appeal shows in falling in sales of SA wine, says an expert.

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