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Marketing and Communications Consultant – André Morgenthal
André studied philosophy, languages and drama at the University of Stellenbosch in the early 90s.Towards the end of his studies, André started a wine tourism business, offering specialised wine tours to discerning wine and gastronomy tourists, as well as training and consulting to restaurants, hotels and lodges. André has lectured at the Cape Wine Academy and also wrote a wine column for a Sunday business newspaper.
He has worked several vintages at Domaine Bertagna in Vougeot, Burgundy and made wine on a small Stellenbosch property, Clos du Ciel. In 2001, he joined Wines of South Africa (WOSA) as Communications Manager with a focus on media relations, as well as a mandate for wine tourism and to represent the South African wine industry in the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.
In 2016 he resigned from WOSA to start his own business, among other ventures assisting Rosa Kruger with the Old Vine Project (OVP).
Vineyard Consultant – Rosa Kruger
Rosa Kruger is a vineyard manager for 6 different cellars who designs new vineyard sites and manages existing vineyards for quality wine. She has been doing exactly this for the last 20 years. She travels annually to the most interesting vineyards of the world to keep on learning what it takes to make a good wine.
Please contact Rosa if you want to source grapes from old vine vineyards.
Administrative assistant – Christina Harvett
Christina studied business and hospitality and have been lucky enough to travel and taste most of the worlds most interesting wines. Double mom, foodie and Parkrun tourist.
She wears many hats and loves to be involved with great projects. She is part of the Centre for Learning Technologies at Stellenbosch University doing her small part in changing education in South Africa, part of the Platter Wine Guide team making sure all the wines are lined up at the final tasting and part of the Chenin Blanc Association, waving the Chenin blanc flag. She joined the Old Vine Project in 2018 because it is a great story that must be told.