Viticulturist / Winemaker / Farm Manager Profile

Welgegund is delighted to have had Friedrich Kühne as a part of its team since 2014. He is a dedicated and results driven winemaker with a wealth of experience in South Africa, France and the USA – with numerous awards and accolades providing generous testimony to his skill. His planning ability, technical knowledge, perseverance and absolute passion for quality wines has added enormously to the ability of Welgegund to coax it’s soils into continuing to produce the exceptional wines that are hallmarks of Welgegund’s heritage.

Friedrich lives on Welgegund with his winemaker wife and two dogs, Malbec (Scottish Terrier) and Whiskey (West Highland White Terrier). They share a passion for nature, and nature photography enjoying frequent visits to the Kruger National Park. “We also enjoy cooking for friends, cycling, sport and astronomy”, says Friedrich.