Before embarking on a career in wine, Natalie studied Politics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She worked at the SA Wine Industry Info and Systems (SAWIS) as the Information Manager. Visiting vineyards and winemakers all across the Western Cape where her passion for wine grew to the point where she decided she just had to earn a living doing what she loves.
WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) qualified, Natalie has extensive knowledge of countless wines and wine styles. The founder of SippersandSpitters, Natalie thoroughly enjoys sharing her knowledge and wine discoveries with great enthusiasm when hosting any wine tasting party. Her events are as entertaining as they are informative.