The 2017 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show judging was described as “the most fair and respectful wine show for the wines in all the world”, by Eduardo Brethauer, 2017 judge and wine journalist from Chile. In the clip above watch the process, hear international judges’ comments and share the success of the important players in the South African wine industry.
Francois Rautenbach – SA Judge
Heads up the ‘Singita Premier Wine Direct’ programme for Singita Game Reserves, sourcing and supplying wines for the Singita properties in Southern and East Africa.
James Pietersen – SA Judge
SA Portfolio Manager for Wine Cellar.
Narina Cloete – SA Judge
Winemaker at Blaauwklippen Agricultural Estate.
Nkulu Mkhwanazi – SA Judge
Durban-based wine educator and KZN wine ambassador for various top South African wineries.
Heidi Duminy – SA Judge
Cape Wine Master and wine communications specialist recognised for her particular expertise in Champagne and sparkling wine.
Johannesburg Public Tasting
Cape Town Public Tasting