Suppliers during the challenge: Distell Wines: Allesverloren * Durbanville Hills * Fleur Du Cap * Nederburg * Plaisir de Merle * Pongrácz * Zonnebloem Distell Spirits: Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky * Cruz * Gordon’s London Dry Gin * Scottish Leader * Three Ships * Van Ryn’s * Klipdrift Additional: S. Pellegrino * Acqua Panna * […]
Richard Rushton, Distell’s chief executive officer (CEO) says: “It’s an incredible honour for Distell to be the headline sponsor of the annual Inter-Hotel Challenge for the eighth year running. Our long-standing involvement is a clear demonstration of our commitment to South Africa’s hospitality sector, and to skills development and transfer. “What makes the Distell Inter-Hotel […]
Future Sommeliers! An achievement to aspire to, well worth climbing up that ladder and here they are… EMILE LIEBENBERG The Liz McGrath Collection “I work in the Greenhouse restaurant in the front of house department at The Cellars-Hohenort hotel” says Emile Liebenberg. “I officially started in March 2018 as a runner, I’m currently Head Waiter. […]
Woman’s Day celebrates the formidable achievements of women. Today, it is fitting to feature enterprising and accomplished women in wine including a master distiller in an industry that has spanned centuries in the Cape, all of whom have triumphed in what was originally a definite male preserve. Remarkable Marlene Bester has been with Van Ryn’s […]
Distell Inter Hotel Challenge a platform for unwavering support for the young candidates of 2020!
During this time when it is difficult to travel, the Distell Inter Hotel Challenge has become an online presence offering encouragement and direction. Sandy Harper, well known international wine judge points the way forward… “My name is Sandy Harper and together with Jean-Vincent Ridon, we will be your Wine Service Judges for the Distell Inter […]
For the 8th consecutive year, the search is on for tomorrow’s chefs, pastry chefs, bakers, baristas, wine stewards and concierges as the Distell Inter Hotel Challenge four regional launches are underway! See more on Twitter #DistellIHC2020 #InterHotelChallenge #Showcook2020 And on Instagram #DISTELLIHC2020 #INTERHOTELCHALLENGE #showcook2020