Kevin Kidson

Founder & Technical Director   /  
Don to the WINE.CO.ZA mob, Kevin is where the buck starts and stops. He can be found contemplating The Big Picture and emerges every few months beaming with new business strategies and innovative products to boot.

Judy Brower

Founder & Sales Director  /  
Life partner to The Don, Director of WINE.CO.ZA, and most importantly, our resident chef. There is no end to the roles Judy fulfills at home, at work, in life and beyond. In her capacity as Director of WINE.CO.ZA she is involved on a strategic level as well as heads up our corporate marketing & sales efforts and HR department.

Michelle Ladewig

Manager: Advertising & CellarDirect Merchandising  /  
Fiesty, fearless and fabulous Michelle is a WINE.CO.ZA institution. She is loved far and wide across the winelands for her dedication to her e-solutions, web design and advertising clients. Internally, she is affectionately known as our Cosmetics Queen for her appreciation of all things aesthetic and therefore makes a major contribution to how we are perceived externally.

Garth Hapgood-Strickland

Art Director / Senior Designer  /  
Dark, daring and damn efficient. Garth is in charge of all CI and what we call, 'the front-end', i.e. the look and feel, across all our platforms. Garth works his magic in minutes - having been a magician in a former life. Houdini ain't got nothing on this lothario of graphic wizardry.

Adele Dixon

Bookkeeper  /  
Adele keeps in tip-top shape, making sure that the financial side of runs smoothly. She is our Queen of tarts, baking gorgeous goodies now and again that keep us very happy. If you ever have a question about wineries, contacts, the meaning of life, she’s your go-to gal.

Niel Theron

CellarDirect Manager  /  
Niel joined us in Aug 2020 and we are delighted to have him and his sporty positive attitude as a permanent member of our team, managing our DtC solution for wineries; CellarDirect. Niel helped out in our Shop during the June 2020 Lockdown madness and we were impressed by his energy and willingness to jump in wherever we required assistance.

Trudie Webb

Content Editor/Manager  /  
Trudie joined in 2016. She comes from an academic background and took on the Content Editing role with such aplomb that we appointed her to the Wine News Editor & Social Media Management role at the end of 2018. She now heads up the Content Team, looking after our Winery's valuable content.

Xanthe Leak

Assistant Bookkeeper  /  
Xanthe is an eager learner and is passionate about numbers, finance and fortunately also loves wine, so we are very pleased to have her in our Accounts team for mornings only as Assistant Bookkeeper.

Suheena Williamson

Shop Manager  /  
Suheena originally hails from KZN and we are delighted to have her in the team. She loves dessert wines, and has taken on the Shop Management with alacrity and feels to us like she was always part of the family. Suheena is currently away on maternity leave and will be back on 1 March 2022. Mlondolozi is standing in for her while she is away.

Jeanine Malan

Digital Media Manager  /  
Jeanine comes from an editing, social media, content marketing and translation background, and we are delighted to see the impact she is already making on our SEO

Erica Venter

Content Editor  /  
Erica joins us with experience in retail management, in-flight attendance, and a clear focus on customer service. She is a passionate mum and loves spending time with her family. Erica enjoys adventures to the beach, great food and of course wine! She joins Trudie to ensure our content is tip top and our wineries get the best coverage possible

Mlondolozi Frank Mketo

Shop Assistant / Intern  /  
Mlondolozi is an intern from PYDA who is spending some time with us learning all about our online shopping environment and is standing in for Suheena as Shop Manager while she is away on maternity leave