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Francois and team
Grayhaven Winery welcomes South African winemaker Francois Bezuidenhout of MAN Vintners to the 8th annual South African Food & Wine Festival.  Francois grew up and matriculated in Cape Town, South Africa.  He holds a degree ( BSc. Viticulture & Oenology) from University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa.  Francois’ winemaking experience and adventures span the globe - working vintages in South Africa, New Zealand, California and Germany. He returned to South Africa in 2007 and worked as winemaker in Robertson Valley of South Africa for 4 years.  Francois joined MAN Vintners in July 2011 as winemaker. 
Along with his credentials form University of Stellenbosch, Francois is soon to receive the coveted title of Cape Wine Master from the ICWM in South Africa. 
We welcome all of our visitors to the South African Food & Wine Festival to meet and talk to Francois. This is a rare opportunity to meet a South African winemaker and ask questions about his wine and also about winemaking in South Africa. We know you’ll find Francois to be extremely approachable, enthusiastic and knowledgeable.
Francois at Grayhaven
Francois at home
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