Now one of only approximately 20 International (British) Masters of Wine who actively make their own wines, Richard is pursuing his dream in Elgin in the Overberg region of the Western Cape. He focuses on cool climate, site-specific clonally selected wines

When not in the vineyard or cellar, he is much in demand for wine show judging. He also lectures for the WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) in South Africa, and shares the breadth of his knowledge with students and consumers via talks, tastings and his blog www.rikipedia.co