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Wine Service Youth Training Programme showcase
Wine Service Youth Training Programme showcase

KWAZULU-NATAL (KZN) - Deputy Minister of Tourism Ms. Elizabeth Thabethe will visit the Highgate Wine Estate in Lions River to oversee the practical training of the wine stewards who are participating in Department’s Wine Service Youth Training Programme.

In 2017, the Department of Tourism approved a budget of sixty million rand to train 300 unemployed youth from Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape Province as sommeliers. The three-year learnership, which comprises of 30% theory and 70% practical training, equips learners with wine, drinks and customer service skills that will enable them to work anywhere in the world. 

Members of the media are invited to attend a showcase of the Wine Service Youth Training Programme at the Highgate Wine Estate in Lions River, KwaZulu-Natal.

WINE SERVICE YOUTH TRAINING PROGRAMME SHOWCASE

Date:  Friday, 01 March 2019
Time:   09:45 for 10:00
Venue:    Highgate Wine Estate, Lions River – KwaZulu-Natal Province 

 

WINE SERVICE YOUTH TRAINING PROGRAMME SHOWCASE PROGRAMME
09:45 - 10:00 ​Media registration
10:00 - 11:30 ​Wine orientation session with learners and dignitaries
11:30 - 11:50 

​Message of support – KZN Department of Economic

Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs

​11:50 - 12:20 ​Remarks by Deputy Minister of Tourism Ms. Elizabeth Thabethe
12:30 - 13:00 ​Lunch
13:00 - 14:00 ​Wine tasting and tour of Estate
14:00 - 14:30 ​Awarding of certificates to wine stewards

 

Kindly confirm your attendance by no later than Wednesday, 27 February 2019 to:

Ms Sindi Zwane    
Tel:  012 444 6612    
E-mail: szwane@tourism.gov.za