Open that bottle night – 2022

Open that bottle night – 2022

Open that bottle night – 2022 Celebrate the grape Celebrate SA Wines this Open That Bottle Night February sees people from many parts of the world celebrating a very special occasion!  In this instance, it is not Valentine’s Day, but rather Open That Bottle...
SA Wine Industry pays homage to four trailblazers

SA Wine Industry pays homage to four trailblazers

From left to right are Rico Basson (Managing Director of Vinpro), Natalie Phillips (Deputy Managing Director of Ninety One), Denise Stubbs (Recognition for Diversity and Transformation), Francois Viljoen (Recognition for Viticulture and Wine Creation), Carmen Stevens...
Unsung wine workers honoured with prestigious 1659 medal of honour

Unsung wine workers honoured with prestigious 1659 medal of honour

Representatives from the industry received the 1659 medal of honour on behalf of the wine workers: From left to right: Dr Ernest Messina (Chairperson, Groot Constantia Board), Katazile Mtshikwana (Oom Tsotsi) (retired wine worker, Koopmanskloof), Awie Adolf (Cellar...
Viticulturist honoured with prestigious 1659 medal of honour

Viticulturist honoured with prestigious 1659 medal of honour

Prof Piet Goussard (middle), 2019 recipient of the 1659 medal of honour, along with partners of the Wine Harvest Commemorative Event, fltr Dr Ernest Messina (Chairman of Groot Constantia), Reghardt Strauss (Agricultural Specialist of Standard Bank in the Western...
Wine and sport legend honoured with 1659 Medal of honour

Wine and sport legend honoured with 1659 Medal of honour

Partners of the Wine Harvest Commemoration, fltr Willem Jordaan (Editor of Die Burger), Reghardt Strauss (Agricultural Specialist of Standard Bank in the Western Cape), Jan Boland Coetzee (recipient of the 1659 medal of honour), Anton Smuts (Chairman of Vinpro), Dr...