By Maryna Calow, Communications Manager of Wines of South Africa (WoSA)
For many people, the thought of visiting South Africa brings up images of lions prowling the savannah, springbok gazelle grazing in the grasslands and herds of buffalo and elephants slowly traversing the great African plains. Moving down to the magical mothercity of Cape Town where Table Mountain takes pride of place in the silhouette of the city, you can’t help but to be mesmerized by it’s majestic appearance as it watches over the bustling harbour.
It is around the skirts of this world wonder that another wonder awaits visitors to the Western Cape – the world of wine … Continue reading “The Wonders of the South African Winelands (English | Deutsch)”
How many groups, how many visitors at a time? Quantity or quality? Why not both? It all depends on what kind of winery you run and, of course, what your objective is when it comes to wine tourism.
A couple of years ago I visited a huge winery, one of the largest bodegas in Spain, in the region of Jerez. I was there with a group of 50 wine professionals. As I normally prefer smaller and more personal wineries, I wouldn’t have chosen this particular winery to visit on my own. Continue reading “Tips for Wineries – Ideas and Dreams – Customize the experience!”
There has never been a better time to go visit a winery near you. All over the world more wineries than ever open the doors to visitors and are happy to welcome you and your friends! Continue reading “Let’s visit wineries! — Tips for your trip!”
Yesterday my fellow Wine.Pop partner and I prepared for a winery visit in the Tarragona region, an hour south of Barcelona, and first needed some breakfast. So we went to a bakery with an attached coffee shop. We were not sure, which cake we should order, so we asked, that we please be given small samples of the four delicious offerings and be explained how each was made and what they consisted of. To our surprise … Continue reading “Free Wine? Let’s visit a wine cellar and get some!”
Do you offer visits to your winery? For tours? For tastings? For special experiences? Well, sometimes even we don’t know, when we visit a winery website. Here is a simple tip: Continue reading “Can I visit Your Winery?”
Today we are introducing to the Wine.Pop website the most advanced navigation help in existence: what3words. — With just 3 words you can tell anyone exactly where you are located anywhere in the world. No more long GPS coordinates on your business cards. Just 3 words. No more lost customers. Just happy visitors. And this is how it works: Continue reading “Finding your Winery — What is good for Mercedes is good for Wine.Pop!”