Solar energy, bamboo and books

Meininger’s Wine Business International spoke to Tim Hutchinson, the DGB Group Executive Chairman, about his entrepreneurial approach to leading this dynamic player into the immediate future and beyond.
“DGB has long had its eye fixed firmly on the future,” says Tim. “In fact, we were already doing things a little differently in the 1940s, when we pioneered the wholesale sales model for wine in Paarl.” He continues, “So while we acknowledge the invaluable work

Throw Back Thursday with Bellingham Wines

Recently we received a message from a consumer whom had received a bottle of Bellingham 1981 some 30 years ago.  The Message reads as follows

"Dear Tim, Last year I opened a bottle of Bellingham 1981 which you gave me in the Grolsch days, so quite a while ago. The 34 year old wine was still in good condition and tasted well. I thought I need to let you know this experience."

The history of Bellingham remains a proud one.

Boschendal becomes a Champion

Boschendal has been approved by WWF (World fund for Nature) to become a Conservation Champion with WWF. With 95% of wine growing taking place in the unique habitat of the Cape winelands, WWF participates in a pioneering partnership between the South African wine industry and the conservation sector.