Meet the team

Meet the team: Francois-Jacques Malan

Written by: Simonsig
November 2, 2017
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Meet Francois-Jacques Malan, who continues the family legacy as brand ambassador for the Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Kwa-Zulu Natal. As an avid swimmer and outdoor enthusiast, he sometimes wishes he was Captain Planet so that he could bring pollution down to …

Meet the team: Danelle Fourie

Written by: Simonsig
September 21, 2017
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Meet Danelle Fourie, Principal of our De Hoop Day Care and Simonsig Aftercare Centre, who actually started off wanting to be a palaeontologist! Where were you born? I was born in Paarl, but I grew up on a farm called Meerlust in …

Meet the team: Denzel Swarts

Written by: Simonsig
September 4, 2017
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Meet Simonsig’s Wine Club Manager: Denzel Swarts, whose contagious smile, enthusiasm and willingness to go the extra mile keeps guests coming back for more. Born on the farm, Denzel is passionate about empowering his team and is constantly encouraging them to strive for …

Meet the team: Debbie Thompson

Written by: Simonsig
August 21, 2017
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Meet 2005’s Woman Winemaker of the Year, Debbie Thompson, who confesses that her involvement in the industry was more a case of fate and luck than active pursuit. Born in Oranjemund, a small diamond mining town in Namibia, our red winemaker started …