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Stephanie Wiid is winemaker and partner of Thistle and Weed with viticulturist Etienne Terblanche. Their focus is on Chenin Blanc and varieties suited to the warm South African climate, inspired by the Alentjeo region of Portugal. Stephanie started her career with a 10-year stint at the renowned Fairview winery in Paarl as an intern which later lead to her appointment as winemaker. Harvests on foreign shores include both France and England. Stephanie graduated from Stellenbosch University in 2008 with a B.Sc.Agric in Viticulture and Oenology and later in 2016 completed her M.Sc. in Viticulture.

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