Women in wine to watch (by Lucy Shaw)

Posted: December 30, 2012 by wynmaker in Cellars, Oenology, South Africa, Vinification, Wine, Winemaking, Wineries, World wine news
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Ntsiki Biyela.

Ntsiki Biyela.

 

Having rounded up our top 50 most powerful women in wine over the past few weeks, we wanted to alert you to our women to watch in 2013.

Hot on the heels of our top 50 are a slew of energetic go-getters hungry for their time in the wine spotlight.

Among them is Ntsiki Biyela, South Africa’s first black female winemaker.

Based at Stellenbosch estate Stellekaya since 2005, though cautious of the pioneer tag, the dynamic young winemaker hopes to have helped pave the way for future black female winemakers to emerge in the region.

In 2009, she was named South Africa’s Woman Winemaker of the Year.

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