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2019 Distell Inter Hotel Challenge - Grape to Glass Experience


22 May 2019

2019 Distell Inter Hotel Challenge the Grape To Glass Experience in Cape Town and the winelands where the candidates from the various hotels get to learn about wine and visit the wineries they have been paired with.  They visited Alto, Nederburg, Bergkelder (Fleur du Cap & Zonnebloem), Durbanville Hills, Plaisir de Merle and Pongracz

The Distell Inter Hotel Challenge aims to encourage development in the hospitality industry, giving a much-needed leg up to young talent. It is an annual challenge run by Showcook, where hotels in South Africa are matched with Distell's fine wines and spirits. Young wine stewards & chefs are nominated by their hotels and compete annually for the top spot. The candidates receive training, do cook-offs and exams to improve and test their skills and awarded at a glittering 'Oscars' event in August.