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Glen Christie

Glen’s diverse background includes a wide range of executive experience in international public relations, tour planning, control and management of hotels, restaurants and catering services. This experience covers South Africa (particularly the Western Cape), the United Kingdom, the Middle East and the USA.

Glen worked as the regional director and national public affairs manager for the South Africa Foundation for a number of years, and served as the United States Representative for WESGRO, prior to taking up a posting in the Washington D.C. office of the South Africa Foundation.

Glen is a registered South African tour guide with hands-on experience in all aspects of tourism in South Africa. Since 1996 Glen has owned Vineyard Ventures, a specialized and very successful South African tour operating company with an excellent reputation in the industry. Vineyard Ventures is recommended in many reputable guide books including the John Platter South African wine guide. Her experience in bringing tourists to wineries across the Cape makes her uniquely positioned to comment on best practice in the tasting room.