Meet Richard Duckitt, head winemaker at Bellingham
“One has to respect and appreciate wine to really understand it. You can possibly make good wine, but not great wine if you don’t understand and appreciate its finer intricacies,” -Richard Duckitt
Richard Duckitt describes himself as “a man with high standards” – a good thing too as he steps into the role of head winemaker at Bellingham this harvest season, a role that he describes as “his proudest wine moment”.
With harvest 2018 steadily getting ready in the vineyards, this dynamic winemaker reveals his plans and ambitious for one of South Africa’s most entrenched wine brands.