With uncertainty about land reform and a lack of economic growth, it is easy to be negative about the bigger picture for South African wine in 2019. But the takeaways from the annual Vinpro wine industry day, makes me see a glass that is ha... Read More
In a competitive and pressured environment, restaurants today are about more than the food and drink they serve. To be successful in 2019, a restaurant has to keep an eye on consumer preferences, especially when it comes to experience and o... Read More
At the pace technology develops and changes our world, forecasts quickly turn into reality and society is struggling to keep up. While I love the energy and dynamic nature of change, today's rapid pace gives us little time to realign.
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Another year has rushed to its end. Browsing through my weekly blogs, it is clear that it has been a year of highs and lows, of opportunity and challenge.We talked about wine - from crime to craft, tourism - the real challenges and the ... Read More
Tourism brings opportunity. That is why I stay involved with our local wine tourism offering and why I passionately advocate its importance. Tourism can make a big difference in business, job creation and skills development. But even more t... Read More