Juan Slabbert

Winemaker - Kumala
Flagstone Wines
Juan Slabbert was born in the small town of Robertson in the heart of the Cape Winelands. He studied Viticulture at Elsenburg Agricultural College and only after his first crush at Graham Beck Wines decided to become a winemaker.

After graduating in Oenology, he joined Nuy Winery in 2003 as Winemaker/Viticulturist. In 2009 he joined Stellenbosch Hills as Senior Winemaker and in August 2016 he became part of the Accolade Wines SA team.

During his career, Juan also had stints in California (Dry Creek Vineyard), France (Les Costières De Pomerols), and Germany (ZGM).