DGB (Pty) Ltd, South Africa’s largest independent wine & spirits producer and distributor, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Drinks Business Green Awards 2017. The event organisers announced their frontrunners for the 2017 competition this week, with DGB being nominated in the Amorim Sustainability Award category for wine. The UK-based annual Drinks Business Green Awards is the world’s largest programme to raise awareness of green issues in the drinks trade and recognise and reward those who are leading the way in sustainability and environmental performance.
Richard Duckitt appointed as the head winemaker at Bellingham.
DGB has announced that Richard Duckitt has been appointed as head winemaker at Bellingham with immediate effect.
The Winetech study groups make a considerable contribution in the transfer of knowledge to cellar workers in the South African wine industry.
The Winetech study groups are endorsed by various industry organisations, i.e. Shiraz SA and the Cape Winemakers Guild and aim to address development and transfer of knowledge, in a practical and holistic manner, through closer collaboration with cellars.
There is a serious need for the development of practical knowledge, as well as the general knowledge of cellar workers, which should add value to their careers.
Premium South African producer signs distribution agreement with China’s largest importer
DGB looks to China as the interest in ‘New World’ wines in this market grows