About the Centre





The establishment of the SAWIS Information Centre came about as the partial fulfilment of the following two of twelve strategic plans determined by the Winetech Vision 2020 Project.

Central market and marketing research capability and

Information transfer and business intelligence service

Implementation of these strategic plans is deemed crucial to improve the South African wine industry's competitive position in international markets. Key wine industry role players approved the Sawis Information Centre on 21 February 2002.

June 2002, heralded the opening of the Information Centre to the wine industry and for the first time many now had access to a comprehensive selection of information spanning a wide field of interests relating to the wine industry and all its activities at an economically affordable rate.