A law graduate from Stellenbosch, Higgo was lured into the wine industry after his studies, and what was meant to be a sabbatical ended up as a way of life.

Certified with the Court of Master Sommeliers, Higgo consults to various establishments; judges on wine competitions and publications locally and abroad, and tries his hand occasionally at writing.

He dreams of a hermit lifestyle on the southern peninsula, but is constantly interrupted by better things to do.

Top 15 South African Cab Francs

Cabernet Franc has long been a dormant princess, with cult’ish followings for some of the more established single varietal bottlings for decades, but no real recognition for the category as one of SA’s best in single varietal form.

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