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Heidi Duminy
Congratulations to our Principal, Heidi Duminy on being recognised as Cape Wine Master of the Year 2023.
Heidi received the Dave Hughes Trophy for her contribution to uplifting wine education in South Africa and for her leadership in advancing the Cape Wine Academy as a non-profit company with fresh energy that has revitalised the image of the CWA and Institute of Cape Wine Masters with the establishment of a home in central Stellenbosch at Oude Postkantoor complete with a barrel stave gallery in honour of all Cape Wine Masters.
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Everyone is welcome at Cape Wine Academy’s new home in Stellenbosch

The Cape Wine Academy has been welcoming students to learn about wine for more than 43 years, and now South Africa’s most recognised wine school celebrates a new era of education and training at its new centre of learning, networking and experiencing wine in the heart of Stellenbosch.

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