Niel Groenewald

South Africa - Western Cape

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About us

I am a winemaker, international wine marketer, and wine business specialist with a strong academic background of eight years and over 25 years of practical experience in the industry. I have honed my skills through continuous learning, critical thinking, and a proactive approach to identifying challenges and opportunities. I excel in blending practical knowledge with critical thinking to anticipate industry challenges and opportunities. With a proven track record in problem-solving and strategic planning, I am dedicated to creating innovative solutions that drive growth and ensure the future success of your wine business in a rapidly evolving market landscape.


Winemaking and Viticulture advisory service

Managing climate change.

Building top-performing vineyard and cellar teams.

Market specific winemaking and viticulture advise.

Mergers, acquisitions, and due diligence.

Cellar design, equipment layout and capacity planning.

Supply chain management.

Critical Problem solving

Exceptional Business acumen and communication skills

Domestic and International Sales

Winery Risk analysis & modelling

Mentoring teams

Business/Corporate strategy

Portfolio management

Brand strategy & Execution

New product development

Wine tourism and DtC marketing and communication.

Costing and budgeting

Customized Wine Training and lecturing

Preferred Wine Regions


Preferred Wines






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