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.

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Best South African Gins
In the drinks business, as in any other commodity business I suppose, the difference between a trend and a fad is merely duration. Trends have long-term effects on the market.

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