About Us

Vinlab is an ISO17025 and B-BBEE accredited, independent wine laboratory in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Vinlab is focused on delivering accurate, timely and user-friendly results.

We started in 2001 with the goal of delivering fast and accurate results and developing very good relationships with our clients, and this is still the main focus today Our knowledge of our product, wine, has always been a main priority and we have focused on adding value by giving more than just numbers.

We keep up to date with all advancements in the wine and wine laboratory industries by exposing ourselves to local and international developments at conferences and seminars, and by liaising with international and local experts. Our comprehensive list of analyses continues to grow with new developments, requirements and needs in the industry. Our Vinlab team members are passionate, efficient, highly qualified, and have a high level of knowledge about wine and winemaking.

The Vinlab Team

Hanneli Smit

MD, Director


Suzaan Esterhuizen

Routine Laboratory Manager


Carien Coetzee

Technical Manager


Felecia Paulissen

Financial Manager


Emmanuelle Lapalus

GC Laboratory Manager


Tilanie Wassung


Adelize Fourie


Portia Lusiti


Gaynor de Koker


Caitlyn McCartney


Pulane Motsoeneng


Thina Thukani


Nadine Hennig


Lize Laubsher


Candice Haynes


Stephanie Steyn


Emily Maree


Caron Grace


Mariet Jansen Van Vuuren


Joshua Rapatsinyana


Forget Mavhunga


Yamkela Bawuthi


Meagan Tighy


Leanne Knobel


Carmen Welsch


Wendy Mitchell


Nicole Gerber


Zarielda Roberts


Janis Poole


Charmon Langeveldt



Sedrick Muller


Mario Plaatjies


 

Vinlab Team