Cape Wine Seminars and Speaker's Corners

Cape Wine is the flagship business showcase of the South African wine industry. Presented at the Cape Town International Convention Centre every three years by Wines of South Africa (WOSA), it is the most successful international wine trade show in the southern hemisphere. Over the 3 days there will be numerous seminars that can be attended.

Dip deeper into the richness of South African Wines with a series of seminars by experts and insiders at Cape Wine 2015. Winemakers, viticulturists, trendsetters and other high profile speakers will share their views and ideas on various aspects of what South African wines can offer past, present and future.

The first day of the trade fair will open with a formal seminar for 500 guests with a number of key, influential speakers focusing on the bigger picture including economic, global and local macro influences affecting the wine industry. This will take place in Auditorium 2 at the CTICC.

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Formal Seminars 

There are 5 formal seminars that focus around the following topics:

A new era for South African Wine

Listening to the landscape - The typicity of our terroir

Vintner surfers - A holistic approach

South Africa blends - Making their mark 

The Apprentice  

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Amorim Speakers' Corners

The Speakers’ Corner is a small interactive space in the exhibition hall where South African wineries have given the opportunity to voice their opinions on topics which they feel are relevant today. This informal seminar area will run 12 slots each 30 minutes; seating is unreserved and limited to 20 people per seminar run in a school room style. 

Among the 12 seminars runnings, some of the topics include:

From the vine to the bottle, the role of the vineyard worker in quality

The Future of organic wine in South Africa

The Role Wind Plays in Shaping the Character and Concentration of South African Wines

Under the Radar but Sparkling up a Storm – South African Cap Classique!

Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon/ Cinsault blends: Fashion or Future?

Swartland: The Dry Land Story 

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