How we made it in the wine industry - The story behind M'Hudi wines

The Rangaka family left their successful professional careers and settled down to learn about wine making and to establish M'Hudi Brand. Every member of the family has contributed to the success of the business and advancement of the brand.

It all started twelve years ago when Malmsey Rangaka and her husband Diale bought a farm in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, and only realised afterwards in 2003, upon occupying the land that it was a wine farm with vineyards.

There was never a plan and idea to get into wine farming but my husband Diale has always been passionate about farming

Malmsey Rangaka, CEO of M'Hudi wines

The farm became the first wine farm and BEE winery to be owned and managed by a black family. The name M’Hudi is derived from the Setswana word “Mohudi” meaning “Harvester".

Talking to CapeTalk/702’s Redi Tlhabi, Rangaka says they’ve been running the business from their own pockets. The only time they requested a loan was when they were purchasing the farm.

M’Hudi is indeed a family owned business with Malmsey Rangaka as the CEO and president, her husband Diale is the viticulturalist and export marketer, son Tseliso is the winemaker, daughter Lebogang is the marketer, and their youngest son, Senyane, creates their branding materials.

M’Hudi wines can be found on Woolworths’ shelves and in a number of restaurants. Internationally, M’Hudi can be found at Marks & Spencer in the UK. They are now listed in over 40 retailers in the US and their wines can also be found in Switzerland, Sweden and Nigeria.

Listen to the full conversation on The Redi Tlhabi Show:


This article first appeared on 702 : How we made it in the wine industry - The story behind M'Hudi wines


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
How the #MeToo movement is changing approaches to dating and sex

How the #MeToo movement is changing approaches to dating and sex

Dr Eve says #MeToo has sparked vital discussions about consent, sexual etiquette, sexual agency and negotiating sexual desires.

I have never held back any information about my qualifications - Marietha Aucamp

I have never held back any information about my qualifications - Marietha Aucamp

Aucamp was placed on special leave this week after it emerged she did not have the required qualifications as Chief of Staff.

Naked Scientist: Have you wondered why you don't sneeze whilst asleep?

Naked Scientist: Have you wondered why you don't sneeze whilst asleep?

Chris Smith, better known as The Naked Scientist, answers this and other questions from listeners.

Trevor Manuel: 'Presidency of Jacob Zuma was a total disaster'

Trevor Manuel: 'Presidency of Jacob Zuma was a total disaster'

Eusebius McKaiser and callers debate why Manuel didn't raise alarm bells about the Zuma's administration earlier.

James Selfe: The DA accepts the court's decision on De Lille in its entirety

James Selfe: The DA accepts the court's decision on De Lille in its entirety

DA's James Selfe spoke to Eusebius McKaiser about the courts decision on Patricia de Lille.

[WATCH] De Lille maintains SMS must be tested in a disciplinary hearing

[WATCH] De Lille maintains SMS must be tested in a disciplinary hearing

Reinstated Mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille says she is ready to submit her phone for forensic testing.

Popular articles
We're not just cyclists - CT man turns punch-up with driver into safety message

We're not just cyclists - CT man turns punch-up with driver into safety message

He was punched in the face by a motorist last week and tracked the driver down for a meet-up, instead of laying charges.

7 suspects arrested in Joburg heist

7 suspects arrested in Joburg heist

EWN Reporter Barry Batemen says eight people including two bystanders were hurt in the heist.

[WATCH] The spectacular moment AB de Villiers bent the laws of physics

[WATCH] The spectacular moment AB de Villiers bent the laws of physics

The world now knows never to underestimate the athletic form of SA cricketer AB de Villiers after this gravity-defying catch.

What's better than sex with your partner? Sex with YOURSELF! #MasturbationMonth

What's better than sex with your partner? Sex with YOURSELF! #MasturbationMonth

It's time to dim the light, lie back, relax and enjoy a bit of one-on-one time - with yourself!

[LISTEN] Dailene, the lady behind the video from Thursday's heist in Boksburg

[LISTEN] Dailene, the lady behind the video from Thursday's heist in Boksburg

Another heist was carried out in Boksburg on Thursday morning and led to five people being arrested.

Blind athlete sues popular winery after guide dog barred entry

Blind athlete sues popular winery after guide dog barred entry

Paralympian Hendri Herbst will take Durbanville Hills to court after his guide dog was denied entry inside the restaurant in 2014.

Health Minister proposes scrapping of medical aid co-payments

Health Minister proposes scrapping of medical aid co-payments

The eradication of medical aid co-payments is one of a number of changes to the medical aid scheme proposed by Aaron Motsoaledi.

[LISTEN] Is it Yanny or Laurel? Test your ears!

[LISTEN] Is it Yanny or Laurel? Test your ears!

What's Gone Viral with Khabazela brings you tweets, posts and YouTube videos that have social media talking.