South African grapes: This year everyone’s a lot more cautious

- 14th November 2019

Excerpt from article on Fresh Plaza:
What makes it worthwhile to farm grapes where rain and high humidity during harvest are constant threats (not to mention the two crocodiles in the farm dam) coupled with levels of pest pressure unknown in the Cape?

If you ask Gert Upton, executive marketing manager of Schoonbee Landgoed in Limpopo Province, and Danny Pienaar, head of local marketing, they’ll tell you there are three things: being able to supply during the transition between grape supplies from the Northern and the Southern Hemisphere, the taste profile and aroma of varieties in their area plus the intensity of colour development, making them black grape specialists.


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