Paul Mabray has been a powerful change agent in the wine industry for over twenty years. He began his career working in traditional three-tier sales and marketing with Napa Ale Works and later innovating direct-to-consumer sales and marketing models with Niebaum Coppola.
Miles Kubheka, the entrepreneur, refreshing keynote speaker and author, is the poster child for the audacity of hope. Having once been employed by a leading multinational, he went out on a limb and ingeniously created a restaurant with the same name and branding as a fictonal restaurant portrayed in a famous ‘beeg beeg dreamer’ TV ad campaign.
National Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane
Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane is Minister of Tourism, a Member of Parliament of the Republic of South Africa and a member of the National Executive Committee of the …
Tim Harris is the CEO of Wesgro, the Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape. Tim previously served as Member of Parliament and Shadow Minister of Finan…
Raymond Ndlovu is an investment executive at JSE-listed diversified investment holding company,Remgro Limited (“Remgro”). Raymond serves as a non-executive director on the boards of several investee…
Jean-Pierre Rossouw is the Publisher of Platter’s South African Wine Guide and Rossouw’s Restaurants online, both by Diners Club – as well as the fun-loving title Everything You Wanted to Know …
Angelica de Vere Mabray
Angelica de Vere Mabray is the Chief Executive Officer of The Donum Estate located in Carneros, Sonoma. With over 20 years of experience in the wine industry and more than 25 years in …
Charles Darwin said “It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who survive: It is those most adaptable to change.” Phrases like “going green, sustainability and carbon footprint” have become tired, hackneyed clichés.
Trizanne Barnard is a winemaker with an adventurous, wholesome spirit. After finishing school, Trizanne travelled and worked abroad. “It opened my eyes to the world out there.”
Raised on a Karoo merino sheep farm, Margi lectured at the Cape Town Technikon in Tourism served as Secretary General of Junior Chamber International SA and JCI International as Vice President. She …
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 dis…