Since its inception in 1659, South Africa’s wine industry has continued to experience global year-on-year growth and wine is now the country’s second-largest agricultural export product, contributing US$2.8 billion or 4.3% to the GDP. In 2019, South African wine exports reached 320 million liters and some 300,000 people are employed in the sector.
Speaking to Adoa business news the CEO of South Africa Wines Ghana, Miss Eunice Ogbugo noted that “the whole idea is to promote African products among Africans. Over the years we have seen the demand for South African wines in Ghana growing as a result of an increase in their consumption.
Our research has established that the volumes of South African wines consumed in Ghana are starting to overtake the French and Portuguese wines”.
BY: Naa Anyema Collison
Source Isha Alahasan