CapeWine 2022: Sustainability 360 main topic of South African Wine Industry

CapeWine 2022: Sustainability 360 main topic of South African Wine Industry

Sustainability 360 will be the main focus of the recyclable stands of CapeWine 2022 (5-7 October, Cape Town International Convention Centre). The South African Wine Industry is ready to welcome trade and media visitors from around the world, to taste the latest releases and meet with the winemakers.

The carbon footprint of flights will be offsetted by planting of trees, thanks to the partner Greenpop. «This year – announces WoSA, Wine of South Africa – visitors can expect to meet and taste the wines of over 400 South African wine producers under one roof. A record number of exhibitors for CapeWine, since its inception in 2002 and a sign that we are back in business».

CAPEWINE 2022 OPENING SEMINAR

The much anticipated opening Seminar, which takes place on the 5th of October at 9:00 welcomes the following speakers who will each address a component of our three sustainability pillars: People, Planet and Prosperity:

•    Minister Thoko Didiza, Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and
Rural Development
•    Mr. Jed Michaletos, Managing Director, DHL Express
•    Mr. Antonio Amorim, President and CEO, Corticeira Amorim
•    Mr. Isaac Matshego, Senior Economist, Nedbank Group

After the Opening Seminar, the doors to CapeWine will be open for the trade and media over three days, from the 5th to 7th of October at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 10:00-17:00 (16:00 on the Friday).

CAPEWINE 2022: FOCUS ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND BIODIVERSITY IN SOUTH AFRICA

In addition to this, a series of five formal seminars will be hosted, each speaking to one or more of our sustainability pillars ranging from “Tackling Climate Change through Regenerative Farming and Research” to “Buying Biodiversity“.

The Amorim Speaker’s Corner will host ten short, yet informative sessions on a range of themes and the ever-popular Theme Tasting area focuses on our 18 wine regions and the wines that best represent them, as well as a selection of wines from emerging wineries. Information on all of these can be found on the CapeWine website.

«We encourage all visitors to ensure they stop by the Hillebrand GORI Sustainability Partners stand – suggests WoSA – to engage with a number of our industry-linked partners who contribute to making the South African wine industry better for all».

«Our title sponsor, DHL Express, along with other sponsors, Hillebrand GORI, Amorim Cork, Wesgro, Soly, the WWF Conservation Champions, DGB (Franschhoek Hills Water), Ardagh, The Greenpop Foundation, Anchor Yeast and Crystal Direct have been hugely supportive in our endeavours to make CapeWine 2022 the most environmentally sustainable show to date».

The CapeWine expo will be open to all trade and media and advance registration is encouraged to save time upon arrival. This can be done via the CapeWine website.


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