January 25, 2022

Vinpro: Producers expecting smaller wine grape crop

CAPE TOWN – With the 2022 harvest season on the horizon, South African wine producers expect a smaller wine grape crop.
Wine body Vinpro on Tuesday said this was mainly due to a decrease in vineyards, high disease pressure and heatwaves in certain regions.
Its spokesperson Wanda Augustyn said: “We attribute the overall decline in 2022 to areas like the Northern Cape and the Robertson regions.”
She added the ripening period was cooler than…

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