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Andrea Freeborough is Distell's new head winemaker

Former Nederburg cellar-master Andrea Freeborough has been appointed as Distell's new head winemaker. In her new role, she will oversee all of Distell's wine brands from a top-line perspective, managing all aspects of winemaking by working hand-in-hand with its winemakers and viticulturists.

After obtaining her BSc Hons degrees in viticulture and oenology from the University of Stellenbosch, Freeborough commenced her winemaking career an assistant winemaker at Neethlingshof in Stellenbosch. Thereafter, she was appointed as a winemaker at Nederburg before joining Distell as the head of Die Bergkelder - after 10 years, she returned to Nederburg in 2015.

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