An up and coming new winemaking talent and academic achiever, Candice Nassen, joins Tokara on 1 November 2021 as Assistant Winemaker to Stuart Botha.
A double graduate with degrees in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Cape Town, and Viticulture and Oenology from the University of Stellenbosch, Candice notched up extensive winemaking experience at acclaimed local and international cellars.
On the local front, she completed three vintages at Cederberg, Boekenhoutskloof and most recently Boschkloof. During this time she managed to make space for a vintage in France at the highly regarded Domaine Yves Cuilleron in the Northern Rhône wine region.
A proficient all-rounder, Candice just aced The Business of Wine Course at UCTs Graduate School of Business with the highest marks of her intake.