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Episode 20 – Jolandie Fouché Part 2 (Wolf & Woman)

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Stories From the Cellar
Episode 20 - Jolandie Fouché Part 2 (Wolf & Woman)

This episode is the second half of our conversation with Jolandie Fouché of Wolf & Woman Wines. If you haven’t listened to part 1, I would encourage you to go back and do so before listening to this one. In this episode, we talk about Jolandie’s wines and her experiences in the South African wine industry. Here’s a preview:

“The other day, somebody asked me, “Do you actually want to be a serious winemaker?” …You would never receive that kind of comment in you were a man. Never, ever, ever, ever.”

We left off the first episode hearing about how Jolandie took the jump into doing Wolf and Woman full time, and how prior to that, she was still the head winemaker for Kloovenburg and doing Wolf and Woman on the side. One of the stipulations that Kloovenburg gave her was that she couldn’t produce any varieties that they produced, and that basically left her with three red cultivars, one of which was Pinotage. But as well all know, Pinotage has historically been a hit or miss variety, and most of what was on the market at that time was a miss…

Hosted by Charlotte Alsaadi.

Special thanks to SNACKTIME for the music!

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