South African wine giant Namaqua has converted two of its lines, supplied to the Cooperative in the UK, to Fairtrade – which should boost Fairtrade wine sales in the UK by 10% over the next year.
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In 2005 Origin Wines in conjunction with the farming communities of Du Toitskloof and the Du Toitskloof winery, formed the Fairhills project, which ensured that the 22 farms contributing to the winery were Fairtrade accredited, making it one of the largest Fairtrade projects globally.Origin Wines
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Kleine Zalze, the South African producer, has been accredited with Fairtrade status for its wine production.
Q&A with Origin Wine founder Bernard Fontannaz, who talks quality control and looking outside South Africa Subscription
Bernard Fontannaz, founder of Origin Wine on quality control, expanding its portfolio to include Old World wines and Fairtrade.
Fairtrade wine pioneer Bernard Fontannaz has called for a level playing field for Fairtrade wines, after criticism that the wines should “overdeliver” on quality.