Cape Town, 9 May 2018 – Wine producers in the Western Cape have suffered a 200-thousand ton loss, as a result of the ongoing drought. This year’s harvest is the lowest in12 years. Industry experts say this is why consumer prices have to be increased. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports.
Earlier this year (19 January 2018), some in the industry was preparing for the worst as job cuts and a smaller than expected harvest predicted.