For more than 40 years, the Cape Wine Academy has been educating wine professionals and enthusiasts. We offer fun and informative wine courses, tastings and experiences.

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South African Wine Course

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“I enrolled in CWA in order to quench my thirst for understanding more about wine and the wine making process. The Certificate Course is truly amazing. The level of knowledge from the lecturers is outstanding and very inspirational. The people you meet will become your comrades in your wine journey and life long friends”

Mandy Lee Santana
Pilates & Yoga Instructor

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“My advice to anyone who’s thinking of doing the South African Wine Course: GO FOR IT. It’s exciting, thrilling and exhilarating all at once. This is the first step of an amazing journey. Once you start, you can’t stop.”

Theo Pillay
Sales Consultant


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“Before doing any Cape Wine Academy courses, I had an ignorant view about wine and thought that wine was only for a certain class of people. The Cape Wine Academy transformed me from an ignorant man to a wine expert. Initially, I enrolled just to understand the wine production. But once I started, I didn’t want to stop learning. I am now a Diploma graduate.”

Luckson Ndamba
Swimming Pool Supervisor


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“I had the most amazing experience when I did this course. The lecturer was very knowledgeable and taught me many new things. I would encourage everyone to do the SAWC. There is so much to learn, even if you already have some knowledge on wine. Do it with a friend or family member who has an interest in wine because it makes it so much more enjoyable to do it with someone you know. I can’t wait to register for more courses and continue my wine education journey!”

Michelle Winter
Education Student at WITS


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