Spier appoints Johan Jordaan as head winemaker
By Christian Eedes, 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.