Institute of Cape Wine Masters
The title of Cape Wine Master is one of the most sought after academic qualifications in the South African Wine Industry.
Over the last 38 years, 108 candidates have qualified to become Cape Wine Masters and a further three were awarded the title of Honorary Cape Wine Masters, bringing the total number to 111.
Cape Wine Masters are expected to:
promote wine and spirit education in South Africa at all levels
promote the growth and responsible use of wine
promote the image of the ICWM by enhancing its credibility, visibility and recognition
be an ambassador of wine
The ICWM is managed by an Executive Committee consisting of six members, democratically chosen at the AGM held every year in May. The members for the period May 2022 – May 2023 are:
Chairperson – Jacques Steyn
Vice-chairperson – Heidi Duminy
Treasurer – Tom Blok
Secretary – Debi van Flymen
Marketing Coordinator – Catherine Dillon
Educom Representative – TBC