Natasha Boks, an unashamed perfectionist, makes Nederburg's white wines under the direction of cellar-master Andrea Freeborough. She justifies her obsessive attention to detail by explaining that by being inflexible, she gives herself more room to manoeuvre when she needs it. "So, you could say that I'm inflexible to be more flexible.
Stellenbosch born and bred, Boks won a scholarship to study viticulture and winemaking at the University of Stellenbosch and graduated in 2007. The 2015 harvest was her eighth harvest.
"Timing is absolutely crucial when it comes to making whites. If you are not careful, you can ruin top-quality fruit in a heartbeat. I'm lucky I have the personality for this type of discipline."