SALBA had the opportunity to attend the meeting that represented a significant moment for the Group, Its 20th Anniversary, since its creation in 1998. It presented an important opportunity for WWTG industry and government representatives to continue working together with the aim to facilitate the international trade of wine, in line with the vision of […]
The South African Brandy Foundation has honoured several prominent individuals for their contributions to raising the profile of brandy, South Africa’s favourite spirit. Among the group who have just been inducted into the distinguished Brandy Guild of South Africa are some of the country’s most beloved personalities and industry leaders. “Our Brandy Guild members play […]
Each year, SALBA takes on a project to make a difference for 67 minutes, to honour the late, great, Nelson Mandela. This year SALBA visited New Life Center (www.newlifecentre.co.za) which is a home to pregnant women/girls in crisis and in the event of an unplanned pregnancy,Furthermore New life Center offers correct counsel and support to the […]
OPINION / 3 APRIL 2017, 09:09AM / SIBANI MNGADI The SA Liquor Brand owners Association (SALBA) has congratulated the Department of Trade and Industry for the attention it’s giving to alcohol abuse. We agree it’s a scourge that must be tackled, and tackled decisively. On this, there is no question. Salba and the department are aligned. But Salba takes […]
Meeting with the South African Permanent Mission to the World Trade Organisation in Geneva.
The SA Wine and Brandy Portal was launched at the VinPro information day on Thursday, 21 January 2016. Click here for more information.
A new report shows that South Africa’s wine industry not only continues to increase its contribution to the country’s GDP but is also growing job opportunities. This is despite the impact of a muted global economy and a slight decrease in the size of the national vineyard. The industry, that remains one of South Africa’s […]
Standards for digital marketing mark milestone of Commitments to Reduce Harmful Drinking: New York, NY –September 30, 2014 – Thirteen of the world’s leading producers of beer, wine, and spirits launched today the Digital Guiding Principles (DGPs), the first-ever set of global guidelines for beverage alcohol producers’ online marketing and social media use. The DGPs require […]
Notices have been provided to inform industry stakeholders of the reduction in the minimum alcohol content on certain wine tariff lines from a minimum of 6.5% to 4.5%. The percentage band has been extended to a maximum alcohol content of up to 16.5%. The amendment thus brings more wine products under the ambit of 20 […]
22 July 2014 Cape Town, South Africa, 28th June 2013 – South Africa’s leading total beverage alcohol company, Brandhouse Beverages (Pty) Ltd, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMAs). The winner of each category received R10 000 and was acknowledged for their journalistic skill and the level of […]
Department of Labour urges employers to comply with the new equity laws. The Department of Labour has called on employers to abide by the freshly-amended employment equity Act in the interest of business and transformation in the country. This followed the signing into law by President Jacob Zuma earlier this week. The law will however […]
THE Mitchells Plain Liquor Traders Association is to ask the Supreme Court of Appeal for leave to appeal after losing its fight to reinstate longer trading hours. Traders are losing “huge income” under the by-law, which limits hours to 6pm on weekdays and bars Sunday trade in the absence of a special licence, says Elton […]
After ten years of preparations and negotiations, the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the SADC EPA Group and the EU was ‘initialed’ by the Chief Negotiators on 15 July 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa. The initialing of the Agreement signals that the negotiations are concluded. The timing is significant because it pre-empts the 1 October […]