Get ready to pay more for South African wine

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.

 

Philippi Horticulture Area still under threat

Cape Town, 29 April 2018 –  It’s been called Cape Town’s own vegetable basket, in the heart of the city. The Philippi Horticultural Area contributes almost one-billion rand to the local economy, and indirectly employs 30-thousand people. But the most productive part of this urban agricultural hub, is under threat from development. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa explores.