British born, Burgundy bred, South African based, viticulturist and winemaker. Also has extensive experience in the international travel industry & is involved with a number of educational programs. Hemisphere wine club has been developed in order to offer a host of wine experiences to private individuals on a bespoke basis.
Tasting & tours
For individuals or groups who wish to discover the winelands experience while avoiding the tourist traps. Cellar tasting and vineyard tours may be organised to suit the individual client(s). From a one-off tasting to the organisation of an entire trip (including hotel/restaurant reservations and fully or partially guided gastronomic tours).
Educational seminars & Wine Farm Consulting
Tutored tastings highlighting viticultural practice (vine culture), wine making techniques, wine presentation, grape varietals and specific countries of production, specializing in France (particularly Burgundy) and South Africa.
Wine production consultations including viticulture, wine making, marketing, sales and administration (IPW / WIETA / SARS / SAWIS).
Wine Sales & Lists
Gus can help source wine from a diverse number of wine cellars throughout the Western Cape at very reasonable prices. He also has access to an extensive list of imported wines and can assist with the export and import markets for personal consumption. The personalised creation of Wine Lists for Hotels & Restaurants is also available, specifically designed to match the style of cuisine on offer
Not only can Gus help organize chartered yacht trips in both Hemisphere's, he can also assist with stocking the boat with your preferred wines, so that you never 'run dry' at sea!