THE ASSOCIATION

MORE THAN JUST A PRETTY FACE

THE ASSOCIATION

MORE THAN JUST A PRETTY FACE

The Pinotage Association has, through the following aims, accepted responsibility to maintain South Africa’s leading role in the production of quality Pinotage wines:

  • to increase the knowledge of its members on all aspects regarding the viticulture and vinification of Pinotage grapes and the production of Pinotage wines;
  • to serve as a forum for exchanging ideas on the production and marketing of Pinotage wines;
  • to identify problem areas in the growing of Pinotage grapes and the production of Pinotage wines;
  • to prioritise research needs regarding Pinotage.

Management Committee

The Management Committee is made up of the top echelon in the wine industry globally and locally, and is a selection of co-opted members, elected at the annual general meeting of the Pinotage Association. The Executive Committee is elected by the Management Committee.

Beyers Truter (Chairman) Beyerskloof
De Wet Viljoen (Vice Chairman) Neethlingshof
Elsabé Ferreira (Manager)
Abrie Beeslaar Kanonkop
FC Bayly Independent
Prof Maret du Toit Stellenbosch University
Johann Fourie Benguela Cove
Andries Blake Klawer Wines
Etienne Louw Groot Phesantekraal
Nicolaas Rust Uni Wines
Albertus Louw Perdeberg
Andre van Dyk Rooiberg Winery
Francois van Niekerk Wellington Wines
Johan Schwartz Marketing Manager

Membership Application

A juristic person, partnership or other body of persons who applies for membership must designate a natural person to act as the representative thereof in so far as it relates to the execution of the benefits of membership.

FEE
Joining fee:
R150.00 + R22.50 (VAT) = R172.50
Membership fee:
R500.00 + R75.00 (VAT) = R575.00
Group of 4 members:
R1 500.00 + R225.00 (VAT) = R1 725.00