Year Qualified : 2006
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 (www.bannerwine.com). De Bruyn loves wine and has travelled extensively across the globe.
Global warming: a future perspective on changes to wine style and terroir