Pinotage Day Celebrations 2018

Over the past five years since the first International Pinotage Day, interest in and excitement around the occasion has grown immensely. Every year, the second Saturday in October is always a highlight on the calendar as wine lovers celebrate South Africa’s national variety. Wine enthusiasts all over the globe have embraced the celebration of South…

Nederburg Auction 2018

It has been a very success collaboration between the Old Vine Project and Meerendal at this year’s Nederburg Auction.  The Meerendal Heritage Block Pinotage 2010, planted in 1955 sold for R1000 per bottle.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8avPS6E0-Nk Photos from the day:      Meerendal Heritage Block, planted in 1955.

Research: Old Vine category proves its worth

Pioneering, old-vine category pricing research in the retail sector, undertaken in collaboration between Winetech, The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) and Stellenbosch University (US) has revealed some exciting results. Co-authors Jonathan Steyn and Associate Professor David Priilaid constructed a hedonic pricing model to answer the question of: whether, to what…