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Covid-19 regulations for OSV Operators

The Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has published the amended Risk Adjusted Strategy for Tourism Facilities, Services and Products to include the regulations for Guided Tour Operators which includes Overland Safari Vehicle (OSV) Operators...

4 hours ago

#ServeUsPlease protests go national

The #ServeUsPlease peaceful protest announced for Cape Town will now have national movements in several cities across the country. The protests will be held simultaneously, from 10am-12pm on Friday, 24 July...

Issued by LWBC 23 Jul 2020

Entries open for the FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10

Sauvignon Blanc South Africa invites producers of this popular cultivar to enter their best wines by Tuesday,18 August 2020 for the annual competition. Late entries will be accepted until Friday, 21 August 2020...

9 Jul 2020

Covid-19, Africa's conservation and trophy hunting dilemma

Wildlife conservation hasn't escaped the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

By Duan Biggs, Alexander Richard Braczkowski, Alta De Vos, Hayley Clements 30 Jun 2020

Durbanville Hills sparkling wine wins world's best

Beating fierce competition from eight countries around the globe, including France, New Zealand and Italy, the Durbanville Hills Blanc de Blancs triumphed over 45 entries...

23 Jun 2020

CapeWine 2021 postponed

Exports are still slower than expected due to the port in Cape Town struggling to cope with the demand. This has had a huge impact on Wines of South Africa's income, which is directly linked to exports, and also on the financial situation of many producers...

19 Jun 2020

Entries open for 2020 Wine & Food Tourism Awards

Sponsored by WWF South Africa through funding provided by Pamela and Neville Isdell, the award highlights the critical role of eco and social sustainability in the development and execution of relevant, appealing and competitive travel offerings...

18 Jun 2020

Nederburg granted WWF Conservation Champion status

Nederburg was originally accorded WWF Biodiversity and Wine Initiative membership in 2011 for its eco-conscious wine-growing and winemaking protocols...

5 Jun 2020

Self-drive to private or public game reserves, national parks permitted under Level 3

Hunting, self-drive visits to private or public game reserves and national parks, as well as recreational fishing are among the activities the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has included in the directions under the Covid-19 Lockdown Level 3...

3 Jun 2020

GWC adds Cape Town and the Cape Winelands to its global network

The Cape Town and the Cape Winelands have officially joined the Great Wine Capitals global network...

28 May 2020

Strauss & Co's virtual auction reaffirms support for the arts, fine wine

The virtual sale saw all 115 lots in the Bordeaux-themed sale find buyers...

21 May 2020

A Covid conversation with Jean Naudé, CEO of Groot Constantia

Di Brown chats to Jean Naudé, CEO of Groot Constantia to find out more about the current situation of the estate, challenges faced, and the future during these uncertain times...

By Di Brown 13 May 2020

Webinar: Wine tourism beyond lockdown

Destinate, with the participation of UNWTO, Wesgro and VinPro, will be hosting The Future of Wine Tourism webinar from 19-21 May 2020...

12 May 2020

One Day tourism campaign launched to inspire future travellers

Wesgro has launched its One Day campaign to support the tourism industry in the Western Cape during the coronavirus crisis.

29 Apr 2020

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