Grapes

  • Notes from the wine fields

    An interview with Alvercia Juries, the first University graduate supported by Fairtrade Premium who lives on Fransmanskraal Western cape (the farm that supplies grapes to Place in the Sun Wines)  1.     What impact has Fairtrade made in your livelihood and community?  Place in the Sun has made a remarkable difference to my life but also […]
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  • IMPROVING INSULATION

    In South Africa coal is used as the main energy source to generate electricity. Unfortunately, it is generally considered as the dirtiest form of generating power. Winery Stellar Organics is located in the Western Cape, where during summer months temperatures can soar. The amount of energy required to keep its wine at the right temperature is very high.
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