Year Qualified : 2006

De Bruyn grew up in the Cape winelands on his family’s wine estate. He is a lawyer by trade with a Master’s degree in International trade law, and also a Cape Wine Master.

He has close to two decades’ experience in the wine industry which included roles as Global Commercial Director of KWV and before that various roles with Distell, including a 4-year stint in London as International Business Manager.

In 2017 he ventured out on his own and in addition to his FRIESLAND family wine business, he also runs a wine advisory firm called BANNER Global Wine Solutions ( De Bruyn loves wine and has travelled extensively across the globe.

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Steenkamp De Bruyn

Dissertation Topic

Global warming: a future perspective on changes to wine style and terroir

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