Wine Education


Grapes of Origin

The prevailing wine classification system in South Africa that defines areas of production is the Wine of Origin Scheme(W.O), established in 1973,  which demarcates production units as Regions, Districts, Wards and Geographical Units, the latter coming into effect on 2 April 1993. The legislation that introduced the W.O. scheme was aimed […]


Dirty Hands Wine Marketing Course

UCT Graduate School will be running the Dirty Hands: A Practical Approach to Wine Marketing course from 24 – 26 June 2008.  The course is aimed at owners of wineries, marketing experts and anyone passionate about wine and wishing to learn more. Programme Summary South African wine marketers can change their […]


Alsace Wine Tasting

Cape Wine Master Dick Davidson will be presenting an Alsace Wine Tasting at The Lapa, Nietvoorbij on 2 June at 18h00.  Wines for tasting  include the following: Domaines Schlumberger is a 6th and 7th generation family owned wine producer, the family own and manage 140 hectares around Guebwiller in the Haut […]


Fairtrade Wines

The Fairtrade Foundation is the independent non-profit organisation that licenses use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on products in the UK in accordance with internationally agreed Fairtrade standards.  The Foundation was established in 1992 by CAFOD, Christian Aid, Oxfam, Traidcraft and the World Development Movement. The Fairtrade vision is of a world […]


Wine Service Course Offered

The Cape Wine Academy Wine Service Course is facilitated by Catherine Dillon of Wanderer Wines.  The course is aimed at members of the hospitality industry with focus on service delivery and product knowledge.  Catherine lectures for the Cape Wine Academy from Intro through to Diploma level and including Front of […]


Wines of the World Course 2008

Step into the international world of wines and broaden your international wine knowledge. Explore the world’s wine regions and discover the interesting wines that they produce. From France to Australia and the Americas, you will be able to compare their wines against ours! With International wines becoming more available in […]