Wines of South Africa non-executive chair, Carina Gous (pictured) told a packed auditorium at Cape 2018's opening seminar that profitability was a “huge, huge challenge” with many farmers giving up growing vines.

Wines of South Africa has launched a new UK generic tasting for the trade only, called ‘Intrepid South Africa’.

Wines of South Africa has launched a new social media campaign in the run up to its Cape Wine 2015 show.

Wines of South Africa UK is launching a new event with a trade tasting targeting independent merchants and on-trade buyers.

Wines of South Africa’s major trade show, Cape 2015 is to be sponsored for the first time by express logistics company, DHL Express.

Wines of South Africa (Wosa) has opened a third international office, in Hong Kong.

Despite a challenging year Siobhan Thompson, CEO Wines of South Africa (Wosa) is optimistic that South African wines are on the up.

Michael Jordaan, a 46-year-old venture capitalist and former CEO of South Africa’s First National Bank (FNB), has been appointed chairman of Wines of South Africa (WOSA).

The 2013 South African wine grape harvest season exceeded the expectations, according to Vinpro a service organisation for 3,600 South African wine producers.

Birch to leave WOSA

01 May, 2013

Wines of South Africa has announced that Su Birch, its well known CEO, is leaving after 13 years.

Premium Independent Wineries of South Africa (PIWOSA) is the name of a new grouping of like-minded, independent producers which aims to highlight the quality and diversity of South Africa’s premium wines has been launched to raise the profile of Premium South African wine.

South Africa’s 2012 exports reached 417 million litres, the largest amount that the country has exported to date and 10 million litres more than the previous record, according to Wines of South Africa (Wosa) the generic body for the South African wine industry.

Tourism, not agriculture, is the future for the Western Cape, according to Charles Back, whose Fairview farm is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Africa.

Cape 2012 is best ever

01 October, 2012

The Cape 2012 trade exhibition, which took place last week in Cape Town, was the “best ever”, according to the chairman of Wines of South Africa (Wosa), Johann Krige.

After 14 years with McGuigan Wines, Paul Schaafsma, Accolade Wines’ general manager for the UK, Ireland, Africa, Middle East and South America, is acquainting himself with the company and the clock is ticking on the 90 days he has to come up with a strategic plan.

A leading South African businessman has called for the Rainbow nation’s wine industry to work towards becoming the world’s number one producer.

Wines of South Africa has announced that the first wines to carry South Africa’s new, fully traceable, ethical seal will be showcased at Cape Wine 2012, later this month.

The South African wine industry has launched a new seal, which will guarantee that the wine has been produced in line with fair labour practices, outlined and audited by the Wine Industry Ethical Trade Association (WIETA), which was established over a decade ago.

Wines Of South Africa’s (WOSA) first Sommelier World Cup has been won by an American.

The South African wine industry has launched a new sustainability seal, as a guarantee of environmentally-sensitive production.

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