Meet the female faces changing the winemaking game, from rising stars to established icons.
Winemaker, Delheim Wine Estate
With a master’s degree in Oenology, Nongcebo Langa has been at Delheim since 2019 – rising from intern to assistant winemaker and now winemaker of the renowned Stellenbosch winery, where she brings her fresh insight and energy to every vintage.
Winemaker, Bosman Family Vineyards
After working at wineries across the Western Cape, completing a harvest in California and travelling through France, Natasha credits Corlea Fourie (Head of Wine and Viticulture at Bosman Family Vineyards) with playing an instrumental role in her development as a young woman and winemaker.
Assistant winemaker, Mullineux
Born and raised in the heart of the Swartland, Gynore is a protégé of the Cape Winemakers Guild who’s been working alongside internationally acclaimed winemaker Andrea Mullineux. One to watch.
The woman behind the wines at Olifantsberg Family Vineyards made history as the first female Young Winemaker of the Year in the 2021 edition of Tim Atkin’s influential SA Special Report.