Barry Scholfield

Through a chance encounter with a warm summer’s day and a glass of wine, overlooking the Franschhoek Winelands Barry had an abrupt change of career and of heart that started a journey through the South African restaurant industry from high street restaurants to winelands weddings, corporate hotels and everything in between before training under Joakim Blackadder at the prestigious Rust en Vrede Restaurant. Where he worked his way through his CWA courses followed swiftly by the intermediate WSET courses and finally enrolling for the grueling WSET level 4 diploma which he is currently busy with.

Through a chance encounter with a warm summer’s day and a glass of wine, overlooking the Franschhoek Winelands Barry had an abrupt change of career and of heart that started a journey through the South African restaurant industry from high street restaurants to winelands weddings, corporate hotels and everything in between before training under Joakim Blackadder at the prestigious Rust en Vrede Restaurant. Where he worked his way through his CWA courses followed swiftly by the intermediate WSET courses and finally enrolling for the grueling WSET level 4 diploma which he is currently busy with.