This course outlines the fundamentals of wine marketing communications and provides the building blocks for
empowering a winery with a set of effective guidelines to get the right marketing communication plan going.

Written and presented by veteran wine journalist and communications specialist, Emile Joubert, this course is based
on relevant practical pointers and advice from the frontlines of real world media experience.


Course Schedule


Saturday 29 January 2022 09h00 to 15h00 (Price less 22% if you register before Friday 28 January 2022)


  • Oude Libertas, Stellenbosch Thursday 17 March 2022 09h00 to 15h00
  • Oude Libertas, Stellenbosch Tuesday 31 May 2022 09h00 to 15h00

* Classroom courses subject to COVID restrictions

Course Details

A one-day practical program that will teach you:

  • Persuasive writing techniques
  • Listening and responding to media and market needs
  • Meeting and treating the wine media
  • Knowing what information to send out into the market and how to do it
  • Activating social media effectively
  • Developing a unique and original voice to get your brand heard, seen and tasted
  • Where to put your money and where not to waste your time



Certificates of completion will be issued on successful completion of the one-day course and an assignment covering practical examples covered in the course.




This course is aimed at winery public relations personnel and consultants, wine marketing and brand assistants, tasting-room and destination managers who wish to get to grips with the basics of marketing communications, specifically connecting with media.

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