IN THE NEWS TODAY
Tuesday, 18 January, 2022

SA wine industry rolls out top waiter and wine service training courses

The South African wine tourism industry kicked off its newly finalised learning and development strategy with two successful wine tourism courses.
Vinpro

Tuesday, 18 January, 2022

Nine wine technologies that will transform the global wine industry

Robots in the vineyards, AI wine critics, and blockchain 4x4QR codes to track wine and provide transparency to consumers. These are just a few of the topics that were presented by a panel of wine technology experts as part of a recent 2021 OIV study.
Dr. Liz Thach. MW

Tuesday, 18 January, 2022

The once-derided Mission Grape is back

The historic grape is gaining steam as a fortified dessert wine.
Pix, Jeff Siegel

Monday, 17 January, 2022

The dawn of a new era: Graham Beck appoints Pierre de Klerk as Cellar Master

As a pioneering leader in the production of award-winning Cap Classique, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Pierre de Klerk as Cellar Master.
Graham Beck

Monday, 17 January, 2022

SASA promotes Erica Taylor to Head of Operations

The South African Sommeliers Association (SASA) board has promoted Erica Taylor of Uncorkified to Head of Operations. This appointment aligns with SASA’s vision to expand its operations and serve its members effectively.
SASA

Monday, 17 January, 2022

Agri-Economist Pieter van Niekerk to lead new SA wine intelligence firm

Innovative wine sales and marketing solutions group, Southern Skies, announces agricultural economist and experienced wine industry analyst, Pieter van Niekerk, as Chief Intelligence Officer and Managing Partner of new subsidiary Vintelligence.
Southern Skies