Higgo Jacobs’s experience in the wine industry spans over 20 years, starting with doing harvests in Stellenbosch in 1998 and ’99. Before being interrupted by a law degree from the University of Stellenbosch. He has experience on either side of the cellar door, first as winemaker’s assistant, then in marketing and sales. Relocating to the
Studying economics at the University of Stellenbosch meant that Roland was surrounded by wine. He succumbed to its lures and, as soon as he had finished his BComm degree, he found his way into the industry. Roland worked in marketing, retail, exports and as a sommelier before joining Wine Cellar Fine Wine Merchants in 2005.