Wine Personality of the Year

2021 – Rico Basson

2021 – Rico Basson

fltr: Jacques Steyn (ICWM chairperson), Rico Basson (CEO Vinpro), Bennie Howard (CWM)The annual Institute of Cape Wine...

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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...

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2018 – Rosa Kruger

2018 – Rosa Kruger

Rosa Kruger, well-known viticulturist, now the driving force behind the Old Vines Project was designated Wine Personality...

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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...

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2015 – David Biggs

2015 – David Biggs

David Biggs has travelled a complicated route to arrive in the world of wine. Brought up on a sheep farm in the Karoo he...

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2011 – Spatz Sperling

2011 – Spatz Sperling

The Wine Personality of the Year award for 2011 was presented to wine legend Spatz Sperling by the Institute of Cape Wine...

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2009 – Charles Back

2009 – Charles Back

The ICWM Wine Personality Award of 2009 was presented to wine legend Charles Back of Fairview at a glittering black tie...

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2008 – Dawid Saayman

2008 – Dawid Saayman

At our AGM black tie dinner at Beluga restuarant on 10 May 2008, the Institute presented the Wine Personality of the Year...

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