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Cape Winemakers Guild launches CWG VinPro Viticulture Protégé Programme

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 11:41 -- cwg

Committed to driving transformation in the South African wine industry, the Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) in association with VinPro has expanded its highly successful Oenology Protégé Programme with the launch of a similar internship scheme to develop young viticulturists.

The new CWG VinPro Viticulture Protégé Programme, an initiative of the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Development Trust, gives promising individuals the opportunity to realise their dreams of becoming fully fledged viticulturists after a two-year internship.

Cape Winemakers Guild members rule at 2014 Decanter Awards

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:59 -- cwg

Representing the pinnacle of South African wine making, members of the Cape Winemakers Guild have brought home no less than eight trophies from the 2014 Decanter World Wine Awards, the lion’s share of international and local trophies awarded to South African wines.

Four out of the five International Trophies and four out of the seven Regional Trophies went to six members of the Cape Winemakers Guild.

Cape Winemakers Guild hails 30th Auction of exceptional wines

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 16:21 -- cwg

The annual Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction, the South African wine industry showcase of rare, outstanding wines with creative flair and great diversity, celebrates its 30th milestone on Saturday, 4 October this year.

Benchmarking winemaking excellence with wines of remarkable lineage and enduring quality, crafted in small volumes exclusively for the auction by members of the Guild; this year’s auction will see the culmination of three decades of winemaking prowess.

Wine industry snatches up Cape Winemakers Guild Protégés

Wed, 10/30/2013 - 13:04 -- cwg

The impact of the Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme on transformation in the wine industry is beginning to bear fruit with no less than four graduates in full time winemaking positions in just seven years.

Elmarie Botes, the latest Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé to complete her 3-year mentorship programme, has been appointed as assistant winemaker for Fleur du Cap at Die Bergkelder.

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