Winetech Study Group - Vredendal Afrikaans (1)

Tuesday, 7 August, 2018
Santi Basson
TIME:    09h00
COST:    Free
VENUE:    Namaqua Wines
Olifants River

The aim of the Winetech study groups are to broaden knowledge and to increase productivity. The study groups are presented by a qualified winemaker, Nomonde Kubheka

The contents of the 2018 Winetech study groups

Study group 1: Cellar hygiene
•  What is this?
• Why is this important?
• Different cleaning agents and equipment.

Study group 2: Wine Stability
• What is this?
• Why is this important for the consumer?
• Different wine stabilities;
• Different stabilisation methods and equipment.

Study group 3: The bottling and packaging of wine
• The final production process before the wine will reach the consumer;
• Preparation of wine before bottling;
• List of controls before bottling;
• Bottling methods and equipment.

The following applies to the study groups

• Participation is free of charge and the number of participants is not limited.
• All cellar assistants are welcome to attend, including semi-literate and illiterate individuals.
• Study groups will not be presented to groups smaller than 12 cellar assistants.
• The study groups last 1 ½ hours each and will start at 14h15 sharp and conclude at 15h45.
• After each study group the cellar assistants will be evaluated.
• The scores achieved during the evaluation will be available electronically once a month.
• The evaluations will determine the top 10 candidates for 2018.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL: For more information please contact Santi Basson at or telephone number +27.722988186.