Mike Ratcliffe, Managing Director of Vilafonté and Warwick Wine Estate, and John Barnardt, CEO of Bonnievale Cellar, today announced the formation of a joint venture, Faraway Wines. Experienced wine marketer Ross Sleet up heads the new entity.
Ross has previously worked for Constellation Europe (now Accolade Wines) in the UK, and Kleine Zalze in South Africa, before starting his own wine business consultancy in January this year. He brings a wealth of brand building experience and market knowledge to the new company.
Faraway Wines combines strong marketing and commercial experience with the high quality and production values of the Breede River valley based cellar. The new company will tackle a variety of projects in South Africa and abroad.
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