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Establishing the True Cost of the Roll

Establishing the True Cost of the Roll

LEAFROLL IS AN OLD FOE. ECONOMIST PIETER VAN NIEKERK LOOKS AT THE FINANCIAL IMPACT OF VINEYARDS INFECTED BY #LEAFROLL. Many consumers unashamedly hashtagged our beautiful autumn vineyards, apparently unaware of the reality of virus infection. It’s like taking a selfie...

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Liquor Law Conundrums

Liquor Law Conundrums

The implementation of the Liquor Amendment Bill and the new Western Cape Liquor Act, as well as problems with liquor license applications at the Western Cape Liquor Authority, are set to affect the industry in the near future. THE NATIONAL LIQUOR AMENDMENT BILL It’s...

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The Power of Colour

The Power of Colour

What's in a colour? When it comes to intellectual property, quite a lot. Trade mark attorney Jean Bruneau discusses colours as trade marks.  The lengths to which French service providers go to differentiate their brands through the use of colour was recently...

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Red Tape Unravelled

Red Tape Unravelled

South African wine retailers describe the wine import trade as a tangled web of complex challenges and bureaucratic red tape. However, the gatekeepers who implement the rules and regulations say they're necessary to protect consumers and ensure fair competition. ...

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  • Julian Johnsen and @matthew.copeland.735 present the incredible Philosophie 2015, a Cab-dominant Bordeaux blend "selected from a select selection". The artwork, by Edwina Ellis, depicts the rare and endangered _Pauridia Capensis_ or Star of Winter (since it blooms in winter) endemic to the Paardeberg. 
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  • If almost 40% of global wine business is bulk wine, this is the place to be. Welcome here Orange River Cellars. #worldbulkwineexhibition
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  • The countdown to 25 December begins! The @moetchandon Golden Tree will be lighting up the @silodistrict Silo 7 on Thursday the 29th of November. Come down at 7pm to experience the @moetchandon Golden Tree Lighting Ceremony, with performances by the @the_south_african_youth_choir_ and @capetowncityballet. All welcome! #moetgoldentree #moetmomentct 
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  • At the @bosmanwines Nero launch where the famous Bosman hospitality makes you feel like part of the family. Nero is produced from the hardy Nero d’Avola cultivar Petrus introduced to South Africa from Sicily - where wine and family is synonymous. 
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