Passing of Phyllis Hands

Passing of Phyllis Hands

The Institute of Cape Wine Masters is extremely sad to announce the passing of Phyllis Hands – one of three honorary Cape Wine Masters along with Dave Hughes and Colin Frith. Phyllis Hands had an immense impact on education in the wine industry. Dave Hughes founded...
Dave Hughes Trophy awarded posthumously to Duimpie Bayly

Dave Hughes Trophy awarded posthumously to Duimpie Bayly

Sue and Gregg Bayly with the Dave Hughes Award, posthumously awarded to Duimpie Bayly The names of two award winners were announced at the annual Institute of Cape Wine Masters (ICWM) dinner held on Saturday, 11 September at Jordan Wine Estate in Stellenbosch:...
2021 – Rico Basson

2021 – Rico Basson

fltr: Jacques Steyn (ICWM chairperson), Rico Basson (CEO Vinpro), Bennie Howard (CWM) The annual Institute of Cape Wine Masters’ Black Tie Dinner was held on Saturday, 11 September 2021 at Jordan Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. This prestigious event on the ICWM...
Graduation ceremony for the newest Cape Wine Masters

Graduation ceremony for the newest Cape Wine Masters

The three Cape Wine Masters (CWMs) who graduated in May during the Covid-19 lockdown were presented with their diplomas, in person, at a small ceremony held at Franschhoek Cellar, sponsored by DGB Ltd. This takes the number of CWMs to attain this elite self-study...