EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION : Cape Wine Academy (Stellenbosch, South Africa), Wine Judging Academy (University of Cape Town, Graduate School of Business)
BACKGROUND: Twelve Apostles Hotel, One&Only (Cape Town, South Africa)
CURRENTLY: One&Only (Cape Town, South Africa)
WHY HE IS AMAZING: While working as a glass washer at the Twelve Apostles hotel in Cape Town the General Manager, Clive Bennett recognized Luvo’s knowledge of wine and natural talent during an impromptu wine tasting. Bennett offered to send Luvo to school to become a certified sommelier for the hotel. Luvo went on to win Best Young Sommelier in the national Chaîne des Rôtisseurs competition in South Africa and placed an impressive 4th in the world at international Chaîne des Rôtisseurs competition in Vienna. He is currently the Head Sommelier at the One&Only Cape Town, which has the largest wine library on the continent of Africa.