Wine Entrepreneur Support Programme

Wednesday, 4 March, 2015
Sune Eksteen
The first ever Wine Business Incubator Centre for the South African Wine Industry is inviting candidates to apply to become part of its unique and exciting undertaking, the Wijnskool Entrepreneur Support Programme (WESP).

Various applicable courses, mentoring, coaching and financing options are available to assist and guide young, passionate wine industry role players with a strong entrepreneurial streak in setting up their own business entities in the Wine Industry.

The initiative was born from Bartho Eksteen’s desire to plough knowledge and experience back into the industry by educating the next generation and it was supported since its inception in 2010 by various suppliers to the Wine Industry, Boland Agricultural High School and Diners Club.

GROW Wynsentrum (Pty) Ltd, The DTI, African Skills TVET College and Diners Club International joined forces to make the Wine Entrepreneur Support Programme available to young, aspiring future role players in the Wine Industry.

APPLICATION:

Consider the following when applying for the Wine Entrepreneur Support Programme:

• The duration of the Support Programme is 3 years, maximum 5 years depending on how you and your business develop 
• Which wine personality, in your opinion, will be an ideal wine and/or business mentor? 
• Do you have a mission and vision for your own business? 
• Wherein lies your passion? 
• Are you ready and committed to take on the responsibility of owning your own business? 

Please return the completed Application Form, up-to-date CV, copy of ID / Passport and copies of any applicable certificates and/or business registration documents via email to sune@hermanus.co.za or : 

Suné Eksteen
GROW Wynsentrum (Pty) Ltd
P.O. Box 1999
Hermanus
7200 

Please note that the application closing date is 13 March 2015.



Acclaimed winemaker Bartho Eksteen is at the helm of the wine mentoring of the WESP
Acclaimed winemaker Bartho Eksteen is at the helm of the wine mentoring of the WESP

Paul Hoffman, Suné Eksteen, Bartho Eksteen, Magnus Karlberg, Elsie Harmse
Paul Hoffman, Suné Eksteen, Bartho Eksteen, Magnus Karlberg, Elsie Harmse

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