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Ross Sleet

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Ross Sleet

Ross Sleet, 41, grew up and was educated in Cape Town and now lives with his wife and three children in Stellenbosch. He spent a decade in the UK where he worked in the tourism and IT sectors before changing his career in 2003 by attaining a MBA in Wine Business from the Royal Agricultural  College. He followed this by working for Constellation Europe before returning to South Africa in August 2006 to head up the sales and marketing functions for Kleine Zalze. He and his team are responsible for marketing and selling Kleine Zalze’s wine sales locally and internationally, and he also provides strategic input and PR delivery to Terroir Restaurant and Kleine Zalze Lodge. He sits on the CTRU Marketing Advisory Committee, Stellenbosch Wine Routes Marketing Committee, and the Chenin Blanc Association Executive Committee. His passions are wine (!), sailing, photography, and good food, and he has written on wine tourism issues for a number of publications.