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2019 Distell Inter Hotel Wine Steward Candidate: Fundiswa Ziqubu


29 April 2019

We introduce you to 2019 Distell Inter Hotel Wine Steward Candidate: Rachel Fundiswa Ziqubu From Lanzerac Hotel & Spa.

Rachel Fundiswa Ziqubu (AKA Fundi) is originally from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal settled in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape two years ago where she fell in love with wine. Up until she discovered her passion for the fruits of the vine, Fundi enjoyed a varied career with positions all over the country, including serving as a Restaurant Hostess at the Palazzo at Montecasino in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Once the wine bug bit, she obtained a Level 1 certificate from the Sommeliers Academy which saw her learning all about the wines of South Africa. She put this knowledge into practice in her role as a Tasting Room Assistant at Anura Vineyard, before becoming a Wine Steward at the Lanzerac Hotel & Spa.