Tuesday, 22 June, 2021

Clearing up confusion around Wine Tourism awards

There seems to be some confusion around the new Ambassador Awards which form part of the Best Of Wine Tourism Awards, so I took a look in order to get some clarity.
wine.co.za | Judy Brower

Friday, 18 June, 2021

Keen to learn more about wine?

Are you a newbie to wine? Or just want to up your wine cred? wine.co.za's new Learn space is a good start, and will be expanding its content over the next few months
Judy Brower | wine.co.za

Thursday, 6 May, 2021

OH DARLING - so much to explore and win!

If you are keen to experience Darling at its best, now is the time to enter their fascinating quiz and stand a chance to win a real Taste of Darling on Mothers' Day this Sunday
Darling Wine Routes

Friday, 23 April, 2021

Are you #SeriousAboutSauvignon?

The Constantia Wine Route is seriously hanging their hat on Sauvignon Blanc, and with the variety being one of the most sold in the world and the region's intense focus on quality, it bodes well for the continued premiumisation of South African wine.
Judy Brower | wine.co.za

Monday, 12 April, 2021

Celebrating 50 years of Wine Tourism in Stellenbosch

Wine Tourism would look very different if 3 pioneers from Delheim, Simonsig and Spier did not put all their efforts into starting up the Stellenbosch Wine Routes back in1971.
Judy Brower | wine.co.za

Monday, 25 January, 2021

Urgent request to President Cyril Ramaphosa to consider Liquor Traders requests

Various Liquor Trading organisations are appealing to government to hear its plea to meet to discuss getting out of the economic abyss liquor traders find themselves in as a result of the continuing alcohol ban, with decisions taken without consulting the industry.
Lucky Ntimane - NLTC & Sean Robinson LTASA

Friday, 20 November, 2020

Making money in the wine industry is really tough

There are significant costs to producing, storing and marketing wine. It is important that everyone in the value chain understands these costs. Winetech's study groups and workshops certainly make a difference in empowering cellar staff with their educational workshops, the most recent of which covered the difficult topic of profitability
Judy Brower | wine.co.za

Monday, 9 November, 2020

Meet the Winemaker - Jeremy Borg from Painted Wolf on Radio Helderberg

Meet Jeremy Borg, as he chats with Johann Myburgh from Radio Helderberg. This is the 11th in wine.co.za's monthly ''Meet the Winemaker'' interview series.
Judy Brower | wine.co.za

Friday, 9 October, 2020

Meet the Winemaker - Rijk Melck from Muratie on Radio Helderberg

Meet Rijk Melck, as he chats with Johann Myburgh from Radio Helderberg. This is the 10th in wine.co.za's monthly ''Meet the Winemaker'' interview series.
Judy Brower | wine.co.za

Thursday, 25 June, 2020

Very sad news of Cobie van Oort passing

We were very shocked and saddened to hear that Cobie van Oort had passed away on Wed 24th June
Judy Brower | wine.co.za

Monday, 25 May, 2020

Direct to Consumer wine orders well over R1m for May

wine.co.za has being bringing up new DTC online stores at an unbelievable pace in the last two months - and those stores have been taking orders at an unprecedented rate. wine.co.za has been working hard for 24 years, building a solid systems foundation and are delighted to be able to cope with the massive influx of online orders.

Monday, 11 May, 2020

Meet the Winemaker - Richard Duckitt from Bellingham on Radio Helderberg

We introduce you to Richard Duckitt from Bellingham, as he chats with Johann Myburgh from Radio Helderberg. This is the 5th in wine.co.za's monthly ''Meet the Winemaker'' interview series.
Judy Brower | wine.co.za

Sunday, 26 April, 2020

Level 4 Lockdown restrictions - industry comment needed urgently

The DTI has asked for comments on the Level 4 restrictions and we urge wineries and related business to submit their comments by midday Monday 27th April. wine.co.za will make an application for online sales to be permitted.
Judy Brower | wine.co.za

Monday, 20 April, 2020

Exports ban is heart-breaking

It is really dreadful to hear the stories of wines not making to the export market. It is extremely disappointing and difficult to understand the motivation of reversing the decision to allow wine exports.
Judy Brower | wine.co.za

Thursday, 9 April, 2020

How can you help the Pebbles Kitchen feeding scheme?

So much change and so much good being done too. Hats off to the Pebbles team for using their kitchen to feed not only the children in need but also those families struggling during these trying times. But they need your help!
Judy Brower | wine.co.za

Tuesday, 7 April, 2020

Exports opened for South African Wineries

On Tuesday afternoon, 7 April 2020, the Minister of Transport gazetted new Directions under the lockdown Regulations to expressly permit the export of wines and other fresh produce products.

Tuesday, 7 April, 2020

Who are these thousands of people still visiting the winelands every day?

The lockdown and COVID-19 have changed our world forever. Wineries and restaurants are closed and hotels are empty. But we are delighted to report that wine.co.za still has over 5000 wine lovers visiting our beautiful winelands daily, from the comfort of their homes.
Judy Brower | wine.co.za

Monday, 6 April, 2020

Meet the Winemaker - Takuan von Arnim from Haute Cabriere on Radio Helderberg

We would like to introduce you to Takuan von Arnim as he chats with Vanessa Bourne from Radio Helderberg. This is the 4th in wine.co.za's Radio Helderberg monthly ''Meet the Winemaker'' interview series.
Judy Brower | wine.co.za

Friday, 27 March, 2020

wine.co.za COVID status as from 27 March 2020

In light of the 21 day lockdown in South Africa, the wine.co.za team are now all working from home. Our online services will continue, but we are unable to ship any wine during this time.
Judy Brower | wine.co.za

Friday, 20 March, 2020

wine.co.za COVID-19 response

Nobody is immune to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. wine.co.za has taken steps to ensure business can continue as usual, and that our staff are protected against any possible infection. We must all work together to #flattenthecurve to minimise the impact, with a particular view to protect the vulnerable in our society.
Judy Brower | wine.co.za