His track record at Kanonkop has been nothing but spectacular. His 2008 International Winemaker of the Year title is just one of many top local and international accolades he has garnered, including Veritas Double Gold medals, ABSA Top 10 Pinotage listings as well as a number Platter 5-star ratings and producer of the year in Platter’s South African Wines 2009.

Abrie is married to Jeanne, and they have 2 children, Ben and Emma. He enjoys hunting, fishing and golf and loves spending time with friends and family.