SASEV (South African Society For Enology & Viticulture) serves as a forum for presenting the latest technical and scientific information to all South African wine and grape producers to improve the quality of South African table grapes, raisin grapes, wines and related products.
SASEV leads by offering the following in the grape and wine industry:
SASEV was founded in 1977. A Board of 14 members from various companies in our industry administers our society. Our office is at Nietvoorbij Research Centre, Stellenbosch.
SASEV BOARD 2020
Prof. Maret du Toit
Prof. Francois Halleen
Dr. Erna Blancquaert
Ms. Tarryn Wettergreen
Mr. Schalk Reynolds
Mrs. Roleen Carstens
Mr. Andries Daniels
Dr. Neil Jolly
Prof. Wessel du Toit
Prof. Leon Dicks
Mrs. Melinda van der Ryst
Mrs. Mina Lourens
Awards offered by SASEV
The prestigious SASEV Table Grape Award
The prestigious Medal of Merit
Best paper published
Best paper & poster presented at our bi-annual congress
Best final year students in viticulture & enology
Cash amount towards an overseas trip for table and raisin grape research purposes, is annually awarded to the most outstanding scientific contribution published in our journal or the most outstanding innovation in our table and raisin grape industry.
Awarded bi-annually to a person who made an exceptional contribution over many years towards our industry.
A cash prize for the best paper published in our journal.
Cash prizes for the best paper and poster presented at our bi-annual congress. Student prizes are also awarded in these categories.
Cash prizes for the best final year students in viticulture and enology at the University of Stellenbosch and cellar technology at the Elsenburg College, respectively.