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Andrew studied Literature and Sociology at UCT before setting off on a global trek that saw him working under the seas of the Caribbean, on the snow covered slopes of the Canadian Rockies and writing for a variety of financial and travel institutions. Now at home in Cape Town, Andrew’s passions for wine and writing are married on this blog.
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Adams & Adams Wineland Seminar Posted on July 28 2016 by
This year’s Adams & Adams WineLand Seminar puts the spotlight on innovation and more specifically the creative mindsets and technologies that could rattle the cage and shape the future of the wine industry.
When:8:00 – 15:00 l 22 September 2016 (Closing date for bookings 9 September 2016)
Where: Spier Wine Estate
Why: “Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity.” - American economist and educator Michael Porter
Cost:R550 per person
To book your seat visit: Wineland
Industry experts lead two panel discussions about rethinking wine production and marketing.
Director of the Institute for Futures Research at the University of Stellenbosch, DR MORNE MOSTERT, is an international specialist in the development of thinking for leaders and advises globally on strategic decision-making. He will investigate innovation as a means of influencing the industry’s road to vintage 2030.
Internationally renowned keynote speaker DOUGLAS KRUGER is passionate about creating proactive leaders and debunking outdated ideas. A hardcore advocate of personal discipline and committed crusader against a victimhood-mentality, his forte is dismantling self-imposed rules that can hamstring organisations.
Revolutionising an ancient drink: Wine production panel discussion
Conrad Schutte (Chair) – VinPro
Johan Wiese – Voorgroenberg
Trizanne Barnard – Trizanne Signature wines
Bruce Jack – Accolade
Dr Adriaan Oelofse – Winetech
Rethinking wine sales: Trade panel discussion
Carlen Wahl (Chair) – Platform 5
Jean Sloane – Ocean Basket
Michelle Smith – Pick n Pay
David Cope – Publik Wine Bar
Jac Marais – Adams & Adams
Innovating towards vintage 2030
Dr Morne Mostert – Stellenbosch University Institute for Futures Research
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Douglas Kruger – International speaker and author