Bonnievale Chenin Blanc reveals its stature at Veritas 2021

Bonnievale Chenin Blanc reveals its stature at Veritas 2021

Bonnievale has once again been shown to be a champion of Chenin Blanc following the announcement this week of medal winners at the esteemed Veritas Awards. Winning one of only five Gold medals awarded in the varietal category was the River Collection Chenin Blanc 2021. Accompanying the wine on the winner’s podium was the Bonnievale…

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Festive Season Cybercrime Alert

Festive Season Cybercrime Alert

South African businesses, already facing significant risk of cyberattacks, have been warned to step up their cybersecurity as the festive season is expected to see significantly more and increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks. Below are listed some of the common types of cyberattacks. Common cyberattacks • Phishing (random fraudulent emails), spear phishing (emails targeting specific people or…

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The Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Agriculture

The Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Agriculture

Most processes in agriculture require chemical intervention to either stimulate plant production to ensure food security or to decrease the probability of disease in livestock. Whilst such chemicals are necessary to achieve desirable outcomes on the farm, they sometimes contribute to inadvertent contamination of the environment. Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) have recently been spotlighted…

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Agro-Processing of Brassicas

Agro-Processing of Brassicas

Farmers facing current economic realities are searching for new options for surviving and expanding their businesses. One of the many opportunities to grow markets, turnover, and profits is adding value to farm produce. Options need to be selected carefully based on sound information and knowledge of the opportunities presenting themselves seen in the light of…

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