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Spier appoints Johan Jordaan as head winemaker

By , 15 July 2021



The Stellenbosch-based cellar Spier has announced the appointment of Johan Jordaan as head winemaker. He succeeds Frans Smit, who has now taken on the role of Spier’s managing director.

Jordaan was raised on a grape farm in Rawsonville and has a Diploma in Oenology from Elsenburg Agricultural College in Stellenbosch. He joined Spier in 2007 and has long been in charge of red wine production.


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    Mike | 17 July 2021

    So will the name of Spier’s flagships change from Frans Smit to Johan Jordaan, I wonder…

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