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The Business of Wine

Wild Ferment - The business of wine, here and now

Headlines the world over lament the desperate state of the French wine industry on a daily basis. Consider for a moment the drought our winelands are grappling with, unprecedented oversupply and consequent wine dumping, a strong currency and the recent onset of utterly unprofitable viticulture. What emerges is a rather bleak picture of our own industry. If ever there was a time to get behind Brand South Africa, it is now.

Wild Ferment - The business of wine, here and now

Western Cape Vineyards

Wild Ferment - The Weathergirl

The numbers 082 162 rule his life. A self-confessed slave to the winemaking tribe, he finds the sultry temptations of the Weathergirl at the other end of the line frustratingly irresistible.

Wild Ferment - The Weathergirl


Editor Andrew Arnott

Andrew Arnott

Andrew studied Literature and Sociology at UCT before setting off on a global trek that saw him working under the seas of the Caribbean, on the snow covered slopes of the Canadian Rockies and writing for a variety of financial and travel institutions. Now at home in Cape Town, Andrew’s passions for wine and writing are married on this blog.

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