Vinpro: rebuilding battered wine sector require Govt’s support

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Article highlights:

  • Vinpro managing director Rico Basson called on the state to create an enabling environment that could help rebuild the sector.
  • Many SMMEs in the wine business have suffered severe damage and had to shed thousands of jobs.
  • The wine industry plays an important role in the agricultural sector, contributing R55 billion to the GDP and supporting 269,096 employees in the total value chain.