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GlenWood Vineyards appoints Natasha Pretorius as winemaker

Glenwood Vineyards has announced the appointment of Natasha Pretorius as its new winemaker, effective 1 April. 4 Mar 2020

André van Wyk is Vititec's new CEO

Vititec has appointed André van Wyk as its new CEO. He will officially take over the reins from Nico Spreeth on 1 March 2020, following his retirement as Vititec's CEO at the end of February. Prior to his appointment at Vititec, Van Wyk was a production manager at Dutoit Fruit's fruit packing division for the past four years. His other previous positions include manager of market access and technical support at the South African Table Grape Industry (Sati) and service manager at the Perishable Products Export Control Board (PPECB). 16 Jan 2020

Award-winning winemaker Lizelle Gerber joins Nederburg Wines

Nederburg Wines in Paarl will welcome award-winning winemaker Lizelle Gerber as its new cellarmaster from 1 August 2019. 15 Jul 2019

Andrea Freeborough is Distell's new head winemaker

Former Nederburg cellar-master Andrea Freeborough has been appointed as Distell's new head winemaker. 20 May 2019

Seasoned winemaker Elunda Basson joins Steenberg Vineyards

Steenberg Vineyards has appointed Elunda Basson as its new cellar master; she replaces JD Pretorius. 26 Apr 2019

DeMorgenzon's Carl van der Merwe joins VinPro board

VinPro has elected DeMorgenzon cellarmaster and chief executive Carl van der Merwe as its new board member. 19 Nov 2018

Marcus Ford to run WoSA's Asia marketing

Wines of South Africa (WoSA) has appointed Marcus Ford its new market manager in East Asia. 17 Aug 2018

Stellenbosch Wine Routes appoints new chairman and boardmembers

Stellenbosch Wine Routes has appointed Mike Ratcliffe as its new chairman. 27 Jun 2018

Jacques Viljoen joins Boschendal as cellar master

Boschendal Wine Estate has appointed Jacques Viljoen as its cellar master; effective 1 August 2018. 19 Jun 2018

Riebeek Cellars names new CEO, head of production

Andre Engelbrecht will replace Zakkie Bester as the CEO of Riebeek Cellars, while Alecia Boshoff has been named as its new head of production. 10 Nov 2017

Niël Groenewald to oversee Distell's wine production

Distell has appointed Niël Groenewald as its new head winemaker. 1 Nov 2017

Grande Provence names new winemaker

Grande Provence has selected Hagen Viljoen as its new winemaker. Viljoen is to take over the winemaking responsibilities at Grande Provence from Matthew van Heerden. Viljoen is a graduate in viticulture and oenology at the University of Stellenbosch. 27 Oct 2017

Bouchard Finlayson appoints Chris Albrecht

Bouchard Finlayson has named Chris Albrecht as its winemaker. 21 Sep 2017

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