Winetech's Council is responsible for the effective operational functioning of Winetech.

The Advisory Council comprises of experts in Viticulture, Oenology, Technology-transfer, Training, SA Wine Council and other representatives. Technical committees for viticulture, training, technology-transfer and oenology exists with specialist technical sub-committees for viticulture and oenology. These committees of experts are responsible for identifying research needs, prioritising research needs, evaluating the merits, progress and funding or not of research projects.

The members of Winetech are the members of the South African Liquor Brandowners Association (SALBA) and the Cape Wine Producers Association (VinPro) as well as other identified stakeholders. Technical expert committees for viticulture, training, technology transfer and oenology exists with special technical sub-committees for viticulture and oenology.

About Winetech - Structure
  • Chair: Prof M Lambrechts
  • Spesialiste/ Specialists:
  • Wynkunde/Oenology - Mnr/Mr P van Rensburg
  • Wingerdkunde/Viticulture - Mnr/Mr E Wolf
  • Tegnologie-Oordrag/Technology-Transfer - Mnr/Mr J Truter
  • Opleiding/Training - Mnr/Mr L Thomas
  • Verteenwoordigers van kamers/ Representatives of chambers:
  • Handel/Trade (SALBA) - Mnr/Mr K Moore
  • Kelders/Cellars (VinPro) - Mnr/Mr C Conradie
  • Wynprodusente/Wine Producers (VinPro) - Mnr/Mr AW Smuts
  • NAFU - Mnr/Mr I Davids
  • BAWSI
  • Winetech:
  • Uitvoerende Bestuurder/Executive Manager - Mnr/Mr G Martin
  • Bestuurder/Manager - Ms A Andrag
  • Tegniese Adviseur/Technical Advisor - Mnr/Mr JH Booysen
  • Koöptering/Co-op:
  • NNS/NRF - Dr Z Dyosi
  • LNR/ARC - Prof B Ndimba
  • SU - Dr T Theron
  • Waarnemers/Observers:
  • NLBR/NAMC - Ms M vd Walt
  • Mnr/Mr E Wolf (SALBA/Distell) Voorsitter/Chair
  • Mnr/Mr N Spreeth (Vititec)
  • Dr. E Hoffman (SU/Soil Science)
  • Prof E Archer (Private)
  • Mnr/Mr H van Rensburg (Private)
  • Mnr/Mr N Spreeth (Vititec) Voorsitter/Chair
  • Mnr/Mr J Wiese (Privaat/Voor Groenberg Nursery)
  • Me M Louw (Private/Bosman Family Vineyards)
  • Mnr/Mr E Wolf (SALBA/Distell)
  • Dr G Pietersen (NIPB/PPRI)
  • Mnr/Mr T Oosthuizen (Vititec)
  • Prof JT Burger (SU/Genetics)
  • Dr I Rong (NIPB/PPRI)
  • Me R Carstens (VinPro/ARC)
  • Mnr/Mr Jan Bosman Jnr (Private/Bosman Family Vineyards)
  • Prof M Vivier (SU/IWBT)
  • Prof F Bauer (SU/IWBT)
  • Prof J Kossmann (SU/IPB)
  • Dr D Shepherd (UCT)
  • Dr H Maree (SU/ARC)
  • Prof E Archer (Private) Voorsitter/Chair
  • Mnr/Mr D Bosman (Private)
  • Mnr/Mr V Sperling (Vinpro/Delheim)
  • Mnr/Mr FS de Villiers (Private)
  • Mnr/Mr O Filander (SALBA/Spier)
  • Mnr/Mr J Pienaar (Private)
  • Mnr/Mr L Dippenaar (VinPro)
  • Mnr/Mr S Joubert (SALBA/DGB)
  • Mnr/Mr A Fry (SALBA/Distell)
  • Mnr/Mr C Schutte (Vinpro)
  • Mnr/Mr D Heyns (SALBA/Distell)
  • Mnr/Mr A Nel (CPUT)
  • Dr. E Hoffman (SU/Soil Science) Voorsitter/Chair
  • Mnr/Mr K Louw (Private/SAPEX)
  • Mnr/Mr B Stipp (VinPro/Robertson Wines)
  • Mnr/Mr B Oberholzer (VinPro)
  • Me C Howell (ARC)
  • Mnr/Mr F Roux (Private)
  • Mnr/Mr K vd Merwe (Private/Leeuwenkuil Family Vineyards)
  • Mnr/Mr W Botha (Private/Netafim)
  • Dr. J van Zyl (SU/Soil Science)
  • Mnr/Mr H van Rensburg (Private) Voorsitter/Chair
  • Dr P Marais (Private)
  • Mnr/Mr N Spreeth (Vititec)
  • Mnr/Mr P le Roux (Private/Villa Crop Protect)
  • Mnr/Mr P de Kock (Private/BASF)
  • Mnr/Mr D Schietekat (WSR/WSB)
  • Mnr/Mr J Viljoen (Private/Bosman Family Vineyards)
  • Me E Allsoppe (ARC)
  • Dr S Lamprecht (ARC)
  • Mnr/Mr J Mellet (Vinpro)
  • Dr J de Waal (Private/Dow Agrochemicals)
  • Mnr/Mr L Thomas (SALBA/Distell) Voorsitter/Chair
  • Mnr/Mr A Beeslaar (VKL/CEWPA)
  • Mnr/Mr L Strydom (CWG)
  • Mnr/Mr C Conradie (VinPro)
  • Me L Meyer (SALBA)
  • Mnr/Mr F Viljoen (VinPro)
  • Mnr/Mr J Giliomee (VinPro)
  • Me E Blanquaert-Witbooi (BOWWUS)
  • Me C Steenkamp (SALBA)
  • Me M Hoffman (VinPro)
  • Mnr/Mr G Martin (Winetech)
  • Mnr/Mr J Truter (SALBA/Wellington Wines) Voorsitter/Chair
  • Mnr/Mr G Martin (Winetech)
  • Mnr/Mr A Fry (SALBA/Distell)
  • Mnr/Mr H van Rensburg (Private)
  • Mnr/Mr O Filander (SALBA/Spier)
  • Mnr/Mr F Viljoen (VinPro)
  • Dr A Strever (SU/DVO)
  • Mnr/Mr W Botha (Private/Netafim)
  • Me A Andrag (Winetech)
  • Me Y vd Merwe (SAWIS)
  • Mnr/Mr D Heyns (SALBA/Distell)
  • Me R Carstens (LNR/ARC)
  • Mnr/Mr A Beeslaar (VKL/CEWPA)
  • Mnr/Mr C Schutte (SAWWV/SASEV)
  • Mnr/Mr JH Booysen (Winetech)
  • Mnr/Mr P van Niekerk (VinPro)
  • Mnr/Mr J Arries (CIAT)
  • Me K O'Kennedy (IGWS/Winetech)
  • Mnr/Mr C Conradie (VinPro)
  • Me H Theron (CPUT)
  • Me I Waller (Private/La Bri) Voorsitter/Chair
  • Mnr/Mr J Cilliers (SALBA/Distell)
  • Prof M Lambrechts (SALBA/Distell)
  • Mnr/Mr K Gelderblom (Private)
  • Mnr/Mr J Rossouw (SALBA/Distell)
  • Prof. P van Rensburg (SALBA/Distell)
  • Prof P van Rensburg (SALBA/Distell) Voorsitter/Chair
  • Mnr/Mr R Gretschel (VinPro/Vinimark)
  • Mnr/Mr G Baumgarten (Private/Anthonij Rupert Wines)
  • Mnr/Mr W Truter (SALBA/Distell)
  • Me I Waller (Private/La Bri)
  • Mnr/Mr D Schietekat (WSR/WSB)
  • Mnr/Mr D Keulder (Private/Nitida Cellar)
  • Mnr/Mr C Osborne (SALBA/Distell)
  • Me L Geldenhuys (CIAT)
  • Dr S Oelofse (SALBA/Distell)
  • Mnr/Mr P Carstens (SALBA/Slanghoek Cellar)
  • Mnr/Mr C Hopkins (Private/De Grendel Wines)
  • Me E du Preez (Private/De Grendel Wines)
  • Me K O'Kennedy (IGWS/Winetech)
  • Prof M Lambrechts (SALBA/Distell)
  • Mnr/Mr M Kemp (Private/Laffort)
  • Mnr/Mr S Hendriks (CIAT)
  • Dr A Oelofse (Private/Thales)
  • Dr D Malherbe (Private/Laffort)
  • Dr C de Villiers (SALBA/Spier)
  • Mnr/Mr G Green (SALBA/Distell)
  • Mnr/Mr J Roux (SALBA/Robertson Wines)
  • Mnr/Mr J Rossouw (SALBA/Distell) Voorsitter/Chair
  • Mnr/Mr E Oliver (Private)
  • Mnr/Mr L van Schoor (Private/EnviroScientific)
  • Mnr/Mr D Schietekat (WSR/WSB)
  • Mnr/Mr J Blignaut (SALBA/Distell)
  • Mnr/Mr B Schutte (Private)
  • Me N Sadie (Private/EnviroScientific)
  • Me M Lintnaar-Strauss (DAFF)
  • Dr P Welz (CPUT)
  • Mnr/Mr P Rossouw (SALBA/Wellington Wines)
  • Mnr/Mr J Cilliers (SALBA/Distell)Voorsitter/Chair
  • Mnr/Mr J Marais (SALBA/KWV)
  • Mnr/Mr L Jordaan (SALBA/Graham Beck Wines)
  • Mnr/Mr K Moore (SALBA)
  • Mnr/Mr L Symington (Private/PBK)
  • Mnr/Mr J Esterhuizen (SALBA/Distell)
  • Me D Green (SALBA/Stellenbosch Vineyards)
  • Mnr/Mr J Truter (SALBA/Distell)
  • Mnr/Mr P Marais (SALBA/DGB)
  • Me B Luyt (SALBA/Anthonij Rupert Wines)
  • Me V Kappeler (SALBA/Graham Beck Wines)
  • Mnr/Mr P le Roux (Vinpro/Robertson Wines)
  • Mnr/Mr N Magoda (SALBA/DGB)
  • Mnr/Mr E Mostert (SALBA/Distell)
  • Mnr B West (Vinpro/Robertson Wines)
  • Me L Meyer (SALBA)
  • Representatives from:
  • Consol
  • Consol Spesiality Glass
  • Nampak Wiegand Glass
  • Nampak R & D
  • Nampak Bevpak
  • Nampak Flexibles
  • Baja Capsules
  • MCG
  • Gianus Corks
  • CDS
  • Bacchus
  • Mnr/Mr K Gelderblom (Private) - Voorsitter/Chair
  • Dr C Snyman (SALBA/Distell)
  • Mnr/Mr D Bayly (Private)
  • Mnr/Mr P Retief (Private)
  • Me C Reade-Jahn (SA Brandy Foundation)
  • Mnr/Mr B Liebenberg (SALBA/Distell)