Three new graduates were recently awarded their certificates as Cape Wine Masters (CWM) by the Cape Wine Academy and Institute of Cape Wine Masters. These were:
Janno Briers-Louw, MD of Eenzaamheid, Paarl
Jacques Steyn, national sales manager for Jordan Wine Estate, Stellenbosch
Karin Visser, Western Cape sales manager of fine wine importing company Great Domaines
Their dissertations were respectively titled: Dryland viticulture: an overview of the South African situation; Biodynamic viticulture in South Africa – nature’s principles or pseudoscience?; and Pinot Noir in South Africa and New Zealand with specific reference to Hemel-en-Aarde and Central Otago.