Can heritage be a trend? Is it not integral to society? Is it perhaps that, in the search for meaning in the modern day, we are reaching out to history and traditions? Is this why heritage cuisine and even heritage tourism are so popular?
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European food traditions are well-known: French cuisine, the food lifestyle that is Italy, the world-renowned chefs of San Sebastián, heritage protected produce such as Parmigiano-Reggiano and Parma Ham... But serious foodies and chefs wil... Read More
"The Customer is always right" - a truth we have learned from our grandparents. But in today's digital world, the status of the customer is changing. More than being right, today’s customer is also your business partner, your strategist... Read More
Confidence was a recurring concept at the Vinpro wine industry information day. Then followed a confidence-boosting week with decisive action and wise words by the man of the moment, Cyril Ramaphosa. What can the South African wine industry... Read More
Despite focussing on the drought, global short supply, the challenge of pricing and branding as well as political and policy uncertainty, I left the annual Vinpro information day inspired that we can still make wine work. But how?
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