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...
2020 – Platter’s Guide

2020 – Platter’s Guide

At the annual Institute of Cape Wine Masters Dinner held on Saturday 28 November 2020 at Jewels Restaurant at Spice Route, the annual Wine Personality of the Year was announced and a new annual floating trophy introduced – named after Dave Hughes, the founder of the...
2019 – Cathy van Zyl

2019 – Cathy van Zyl

This year the Institute of Cape Wine Masters designated internationally acclaimed wine judge Cathy van Zyl, MW, as the Wine Personality of the Year at a gala dinner held at the Longridge Wine Estate on Saturday, 11 May. Cathy van Zyl was the third South African to be...
2018 – Rosa Kruger

2018 – Rosa Kruger

Rosa Kruger, well-known viticulturist, now the driving force behind the Old Vines Project was designated Wine Personality of the Year.She receives it for her dedication to training in the field of viticulture and her passion for the old vines in South Africa, a...
2017 – Cassie du Plessis

2017 – Cassie du Plessis

At the annual Institute of Cape Wine Masters’ Black Tie Dinner on Saturday, 6 May 2017, the special award of Wine Personality of the Year was presented to Cassie du Plessis. The glamorous event was held at The Vine Bistro at Glenelly in Stellenbosch.Cassie du Plessis,...
2016 – Charl Theron

2016 – Charl Theron

At the annual Institute of Cape Wine Masters Dinner on Saturday, 7 May, the special award of Wine Personality of the Year was presented to Charl Theron. The glamorous dinner was held at Old Mutual House, Constantia.Charl Theron is the CEO of the Cape Vintners...