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WHAT’S IN A NAME? Consumer preferance part two

Previously we focused on consumer preference with regards to wine selection, as well as the major influencing factors. Part two of this topic continues looking at trends from around the world, informa…

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Q. When and where were you born ? 

“I am a 1987 vintage. Born in Cape Town and grew up in the platteland town of Malmsbury.”

Q. Where did you study and what qualifications do you have ?…

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To taste or not to taste?

Wine tasting can be split into two broad groups: professional and amateur.  Each group has its pros and cons but the one similarity can be boiled down to one simple question: why do we taste wine….

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WHAT’S IN A NAME? Consumer preferance part one


In an observation of wine shoppers in Australia, it was found that consumers spent an average of less than one minute in front of the shelf, a total of approximately four minutes brows…

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Cheap is not Nasty

Cheap wine. No, it’s not a swear word, although it is sometimes used as one in the wine industry. Cheap wine and nostalgia often go hand-in-hand, as one begins to reminisce about “the good old day…

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Winemakers – as explained by David Attenborough

A darks screen appears. Slowly glimmers of light start to peak through to form a word – WINEMAKER. Gentle soothing music plays as we zoom out on the Earth. Then swiftly cut to a vineyard. Ladybugs fly…

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