Grande Provence finalist in Young Winemaker of the Year
by Editor on 16 October 2019
Grande Provence winemaker, Thys Smit, has been rewarded for his hard work in the cellar and the vineyards with a nomination as a finalist of the 19th Diner’s Club Young Winemaker of the Year Awards. Thys took on the leading role as winemaker and viticulturist at this Franschhoek heritage wine estate in 2018 after joining the Grande Provence team in 2015 as assistant winemaker. He earned his Young Winemaker of the Year nomination for two wines, Grande Provence Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc, bo... Read More

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