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. In her as cellarmaster, Gerber will oversee the production of Nederburg's wine portfolio and serve as a mentor to young winemaking protégé for Pongrácz, Andiswa Mapheleba, to fast-track her development as a specialist MCC winemaker.
Gerber obtained her degree in winemaking at the Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute of Stellenbosch, following a one-year stint with the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). She started her winemaking career in 1996 at Zevenwacht. She was a winemaker at DGB's Bellingham from 2004 after which she joined Boschendal in August 2006, where she worked for over a decade as its dedicated Methode Cap Classique (MCC) and white-wine maker.
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