The final year winemaking students at the Department of Agriculture’s Elsenburg campus will be launching their 2018 wine on Thursday.

Students at the college make wines on a commercial scale as preparation for entering the industry once their studies are complete.

The day will celebrate the students and their wines, as well as the wine industry partners who have contributed towards the students’ learning and practical experience.


The celebration will begin at 11.00 am and will be followed by a food and wine pairing.

Members of the media are invited to attend.

Details of the event:

Date: Thursday 18 October 2018
Time: 11am
Venue: The Manor House, Elsenburg campus

For catering purposes, members of the media wishing to attend the launch, are kindly requested to RSVP to Bianca Capazorio by noon on Wednesday, 17 October.

Media Enquiries:

Bianca Capazorio
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Economic Opportunities
(Responsible for the Departments of Agriculture and Economic Development and Tourism)
Tel: 021 483 3550
Cell: 072 372 7044