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Media Alert: Minister Winde to visit Stellenbosch winery

17 February 2015

Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will celebrate the world-first innovation hailing from the forward-thinking Western Cape winery using Rooibos and Honeybush to produce preservative-free wine, beer and cider.

On Tuesday (24 February 2015), Minister Winde will visit Audacia Wines, in Stellenbosch, the home of the patented wine-making process.

The ground-breaking method, with a distinctly South African flavour profile, presents opportunities to grow the local Rooibos and Honeybush industries.

Scientists, entrepreneurs and representatives from major alcohol companies, the University of Stellenbosch and the Agricultural Research Council will attend the event.

Media will have the opportunity to sample products, interview producers and learn more about new innovations and product releases.


Date: Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Time: 08:30 – 10:30

Venue: Audacia Wines, Corner of the R44 and Annandale Roads

RSVP by Friday (20 February 2015) for catering purposes.  Kindly indicate vegetarian, halaal and kosher requirements.

Media Enquiries: 

Bronwynne Jooste
Spokesperson: Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities
Tel: 021 483 3550
Cell: 060 970 4301