vice chairman, South African Sommelier Association (SASA)
He was certified as a
sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers in Australia in the mid 2000s.
During this time he was the wine director at Vue de Monde restaurant in
Melbourne, and more recently was executive officer of Sommeliers Australia, a
national association with a database of more than 3000 members. He has judged
at various wine shows and competitions.
David moved to Cape Town in January
2013 on a permanent basis and is the Vice Chairman of the South African Sommelier
Association. David has worked in fine wine retail in London and in Melbourne.
He and his wife Jeannette (also a certified sommelier) run a wine agency based
in Cape Town called Ex Animo. They also export South African wine to the
thirsty people of Australia.