We dedicate the month of April to the biodynamic, organic, sustainable and greener side of farming, labelling and bottling ...
Sustainability Press Room
uniWines Vineyards launching environmentally friendly packaging
uniWines Vineyards, the Rawsonville-based producer making wine for
various clients in the local and international markets, will be upping
production of its Ankerman brand to service a substantial long-term Finnish
tender for wine packaged in environmentally-friendly PET (plastic).
UniWines - 22 May 2012 - Article read 1028 times
Cork: a sustainable product
With this month's spotlight being cast on sustainability, Sheryl Kruger and I decided to pay Amorim Cork South Africa a visit. Joaquim Sa and PR guru Emile Joubert met us at the Amorim headquarters in Stellenbosch to show us the production process.
Carla van der Merwe - 26 April 2012 - Article read 2933 times
La Motte - 25 April 2012 - Article read 1193 times
Going green all year round
With New Year's resolutions probably already shelved, with good
intentions forgotten and old habits sneaking in unnoticed, why not
implement "green" behaviours that are as simple as they are beneficial.
The Glass Recycling Company - 25 April 2012 - Article read 1999 times
Touching the earth gently results in award winning wines
To make award winning, commercially successful wines while farming in an
ethical and sustainable manner is not mutually exclusive, however, this
approach, where the environment and community is as important as the
final product, requires a careful strategy and sincere motivation.
DGB (Pty) Ltd - 24 April 2012 - Article read 2018 times
Lucy Warner - 19 April 2012 - Article read 2289 times
Biodynamic farming - more than a load of cow manure?
Consider preparation 500 and it's easy to understand why so many people
are sceptical about biodynamic farming. It involves cow manure packed
into a cow horn, buried over winter to ferment before being dug up in
spring and sprayed over the soil supposedly to aid root growth.
Christian Eedes - 12 April 2012 - Article read 4651 times
Waverley Hills - 05 April 2012 - Article read 1218 times
Ocado launch wine videos
Online retailer Ocado has launched a series of short wine videos by
Master Sommelier Ronan Sayburn, director of wines at the Hotel du Vin
Martin Crummy, www.thedrinksbusiness.com - 05 April 2012 - Article read 1297 times
Chaloner: a story of passion and preserves
On a farm called Falcon's Nest, in the beautiful Stellenbosch Mountains
of the Western Cape, food lover and entrepreneur, Perry Chaloner has
been hard at work developing his unique range of tapenades, olives,
marmalades and jams.
Chaloner - 04 April 2012 - Article read 1253 times
Aspirins in the Winery
Neil Pendock hails aspirin as a wonder drug that can prevent heart
attacks, reduce the risk of cancer and also helps make damn fine
Neil Pendock - 02 April 2012 - Article read 5846 times
Carla van der Merwe - 02 April 2012 - Article read 5063 times
DGB awarded the prestigious Environmental Ethical Awards
South African Wine business, DGB (Pty) Ltd, was awarded the prestigious
Ethical Award in the Drinks Business magazine "Green Awards" for their
rural carbon offset program in an awards ceremony held in London on
Monday, 26 March.
DGB(Pty) Ltd South Africa - 29 March 2012 - Article read 1332 times
Avondale takes home an international environmental award
Avondale, the family-owned and run wine farm near Paarl, has been
awarded the sought-after Amorim Environmental Award at the prestigious
Drinks Business Green Awards, which was held at the Jumeirah Carlton
Tower in London on Monday, the 26 March 2012.
Avondale - 29 March 2012 - Article read 1116 times
Wedderwill - 28 March 2012 - Article read 1331 times
Drinks Business Green Awards 2012 - the winners
Chile, South Africa and New Zealand were the standout winners at the
Drinks Business Green Awards 2012 on Monday night, as the alcohol
industry continued to show they are taking their impact on the
The Drinks Business - 28 March 2012 - Article read 1437 times
The Bosman Long Lunch: a celebration of Fairtrade
The Bosman Long Lunch Fairtrade celebration, held during the annual Wellington Harvest Festival on 17 to 18 March 2012 was a roaring success. More than 1 500 people enjoyed the pleasant Boland weather while visiting this picturesque Cape winelands farm and its beautiful country-style wine cellar.
Bosman Family Vineyards - 26 March 2012 - Article read 879 times