Wine & Food Tourism Awardees Show Pandemic Resilience

Leopard’s Leap kitchen staff preparing authentic South African cuisine
Leopard’s Leap kitchen staff preparing authentic South African cuisine
Leopard’s Leap chefs preparing authentic South African cuisine.

The capacity to quickly adapt to, and recover from, the global coronavirus pandemic appears to be a common denominator amongst this years’ Wine & Food Tourism Award honourees.

Hands holding a La Motte hiking trail map with scenic wine farm view
Hands holding a La Motte hiking trail map with scenic wine farm view
A scenic view of the award-winning La Motte hiking trail in Franschhoek.
Margi Biggs presenting the Innovation Award trophy to Penny Streeter of Benguela Cove
Margi Biggs presenting the Innovation Award trophy to Penny Streeter of Benguela Cove
Margi Biggs presenting the Innovation Award trophy to Penny Streeter of Benguela Cove.

The 2020 Wine & Food Tourism Award honourees in each category are:

The Vinpro Award for The Authentic South African Experience

Innovation Award

WWF Conservation Leaders Award

Spier wine farm staff member receiving the 2020 Wine & Food Tourism award trophy
Spier wine farm staff member receiving the 2020 Wine & Food Tourism award trophy
The sustainability project manager, Wilton Sikhosana, receiving Spiers’ WWF Conservation Leaders Award trophy from Shelly Fuller of WWF South Africa.
Vergelegen Wine Estate staff showing off their 2020 Wine & Food Tourism award trophy
Vergelegen Wine Estate staff showing off their 2020 Wine & Food Tourism award trophy
Proudly displaying their award at Vergelegen Wine Estate (from L to R): Andre van Rensburg (winemaker), Sharon Hosking (hospitality manager), Wayne Coetzer (MD) and Leslie Naidoo (commercial manager).

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