Origin Wine launches new Fairtrade Project (Andy Young, thedrinksbusiness.com)

Posted: November 21, 2012 by wynmaker in Labour, Wine, World wine news
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South Africa’s Origin Wine has announced a new project with the Brandvlei Cooperative in the Breede River Valley, following on from the Fairhills Fairtrade project.

Origin Wines and Fairtrade hand-in-hand!

Origin Wines and Fairtrade hand-in-hand!

The new project will be in place for the 2013 vintage and will add to Origin Wine’s premium range of “Fairtrade Unsung Hero” as well as lower alcohol wines such as “Fair & Light”.

The Fairhills Fairtrade project started in South Africa in 2006 and now has partnership projects in Argentina and Chile.

Bernard Fontannaz, who founded Fairhills in 2004, said: “After the overwhelming success of our first Fairtrade project, which started the upliftment and the social development process for an entire community of over… read on

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