Industry Partners

Wines of South Africa (WOSA) is a not-for-profit industry organisation which promotes the exports of all South African wine in key international markets.

The Wine Industry Network for Expertise and Technology (Winetech) coordinates research, training and technology transfer in the wine industry.

SAWIS (South African Wine Industry Information & Systems) is a NPO responsible for collection, processing and dissemination of industry information as well as the administration of the industry's Wine of Origin system.

WIETA is a multi-stakeholder, non-profit voluntary organisation which actively promotes ethical trade in the wine industry value chain through training, technical assessment and audits to assess members' compliance with its code of good practice.

Vinpro is an independent representative body for 2 500 South African wine grape producers, cellars and wine-related businesses, while providing strategic direction, rendering specialised services and driving people development.

BASA brings together the main beer manufacturers in the country namely, CBASA (Craft Brewers Association South Africa), Heineken South Africa and South African Breweries. It was established in order to create a unified voice on issues affecting the beer industry and enhance beer culture in South Africa.

The South African Brandy Foundation aims to facilitate the long term growth and preserve the integrity and heritage of the South African brandy industry. The Foundation represents more than 95% of South African brandy producers is registered as a non-profit organisation (NPO) with the Department of Social Development. Aware focus is on preventing the negative consequences of alcohol abuse.

Sustainable Wine South Africa (SWSA) is the alliance between the Wine and Spirit Board (WSB), the Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) scheme, the Biodiversity & Wine Initiative (BWI) and Wines of South Africa (WOSA).

The SA Wine Industry Transformation Unit (WITU) is a Non – Profit Company incorporated under the first schedule of the companies act of the Republic of South Africa. WITU was incorporated on 17 October 2016 by its founding members, the National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC), Vinpro and SA Liquor Brand Owners Association (SALBA).

The World Wine Trade Group (WWTG) is an informal group of government representatives with a mutual interest in facilitating the international trade in wine and avoiding the application of obstacles to international trade in wine.

The WWTG welcomes and encourages participation in the Group of any national governments or members of the World Trade Organization interested in furthering these goals.

The founding members of the WWTG are: Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United States. The Republic of Georgia acceded to the WWTG Agreements in 2010.

FIVS is a worldwide organisation designed to serve all sectors of the alcohol beverage industry, including wine, beer, and spirits. Its members include producers, distributors, importers, exporters, and trade associations.

FIVS is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that gathers and disseminates information related to activities of interest to its members and advocates consensus positions to international organisations.

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