Winemaker: Abrie Beeslaar
Abrie Beeslaar was born about an hour away from Kanonkop in Worcester. Abrie studied viticulture at the University of Stellenbosch. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in 1997, he worked at Swartland Winery before joining Kanonkop in 2002. In between, Abrie also helped with three harvests in Germany to gain further international experience. He has been awarded the title of IWSC Winemaker of the Year no less than three times, in 2008, 2015 and 2017. He has also received many other national and international awards and prizes, including Veritas Double Gold and numerous 5-star ratings from the famous John Platter Wine Guide.