Jordan unveils women in wine initiative

11th October, 2012 by Gabriel Stone

Stellenbosch producer Jordan Wine Estate has set up a scheme to support women, both in the UK and South Africa, who want to pursue a career in wine.

Gary and Kathy Jordan

From 2013, the Jordan Wine Estate Women in Wine Initiative will sponsor the top female graduate from the UK’s Plumpton College for a two month harvest stint at the property.

The visit will also include the opportunity to visit other wine regions of the Western Cape, with the added possibility of experiencing the on-trade end of the industry through the Jordans’ London restaurant, High Timber.

In South Africa, the initiative will offer a “previously disadvantaged black female”, who is studying either journalism or marketing, sponsorship through their WSET Level 1-3 qualifications. There….

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