Social Responsibility

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate considers the interests of society by taking responsibility for the impact of our activities on our customers, suppliers, employees, community and other stakeholders, as well as the environment.

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate considers the interests of society by taking responsibility for the impact of our activities on our customers, suppliers, employees, community and other stakeholders, as well as the environment. This obligation extends beyond the statutory obligation to comply with legislation; we take further responsibility to improve the lives of all our employees and their families as well as our local community.

At Grande Provence
  • All Grande Provence farm workers are housed in cottages on the Estate.
  • All employees and their children are included in community events held on the Estate:
    • Easter Egg hunt for the children during Easter weekend.
    • Each year a Bastille Day float is built by all employees, and their children join in the fun.
    • Ongoing skills development and training is given to semi-skilled staff members.
    • Ongoing training schedule for all staff members, thereby investing in our community.

Our Local Community
  • Sponsoring three children per month for Education at the Educare centre in Groendal.
  • Sponsored three tumble dryers to Pniel Primary School.
  • Hospice Auction - in-kind and financial sponsorships.
  • Sponsoring educational programming on Franschhoek FM Radio.

Investing in our broader society
  • Grande Provence, under the auspices of Shani Marais, hosts an annual Multiple Sclerosis event and all the proceeds go to MS Western Cape.

Caring for our environment
  • Farm workers have removed non-indigenous vegetation from the Estate.
  • We have to date planted approximately 800 indigenous trees.

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate
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