Top Wine SA – guide to the best of the Cape winelands
Your go-to for South Africa’s top-rated wines, best-value wines, top wine events calendar, wine route tips and wine news headlines. Home of the SA Wine & Cellar Classifications and the Top Wine SA Hall of Fame, keeping tabs on the best track records of the country’s leading wines as judged by panels of experts in ‘blind’ tastings conducted locally and around the world. Directories of the top SA wine producers and where to eat on the farms, among the vines. Plus a mini encyclopedia when it comes to grape varieties, wine terms, food and wine pairing as well as memorable wine quotes. Contact information.
Mike Froud – Wordsmith, Wine Lover
Freelance editor/writer with over 30 years experience in print and online publishing. Based in Cape Town, editor of Top Wine SA, manager of the South African Wine & Cellar Classifications and tour guide for those wanting an exclusive, personalised experience of Wine SA. Author of the book My WineRoute South Africa, published by MapStudio. Editor of South Africa’s Pinotage Wine Guide and the Icons book showcasing results of The South African Trophy Wine Show.
Previously editor of a number of regional newspapers in Johannesburg, founding editor of South Africa’s WINE magazine as well as the Pocket Guide to Wines & Cellars of South Africa, South Africa’s Best Value Wine Guide and the SA Winelands Map Book.
Andrew Minter – BI/IT Consultant, Wine Lover
Business Intelligence (BI) and Information Technology (IT) consultant with over 13 years experience in the BI and IT industries. Providing services across multiple functions, from business process management and business strategy, to solution analysis and design, to project and program management, to basic level development. Contributing to businesses reaching their goals and objectives.
Previously with MGM Consulting Partners GmbH, MGM EDV-Beratung GmbH and Hewlett-Packard as a business analyst, project manager and then team leader – Global Business Intelligence Team Lead for Hewlett-Packard before registering the company Minter Consulting AB based in Stockholm, Sweden.