“Once exposed (in the world of fine wine), I fell in love with the connection of vineyard to finished product.”
Cosentino has a gift for identifying fruit sources and is highly skilled and artistic in determining blends.
Growing up… “Wine was always on the dinner table and I was allowed tiny, watered-down tastes until I was about 7.”
Dave served an apprenticeship as a distiller at African Distillers in 1956 and filled several positions before moving to South Africa in 1986.
“So many things at the time pointed in the direction of a move… I think it’s fair to say that we just read the signs and acted accordingly. “
“No other country in the world has such a vast spectrum of terroir as SA. We can compete internationally from top to bottom.”