Meet our People – Lynn Minster, Glen Carlou Office Manager

Lynn has been employed with Glen Carlou for 14 years and keeps the back end ticking along nicely. She looks after all of Glen Carlou’s exports documentation along with the myriad of tasks and items that come across her desk. She is always bright and happy and is the lady to get things done. You can get to know her more over the next ten questions.


What is your favourite Glen Carlou wine?
Glen Carlou Quartz Stone Chardonnay

If you were to choose a wine from another producer or wine region what would be your first choice?
There are other producers …?  Ha ha!!

What do you like to do in your downtime/days off?
These days, spending time with my husband and little girl is always priority, enjoy being outdoors in the local Nature Reserve, walking our two dachshunds, try to get to the gym! An occasional visit to the Majeka House spa is always a special treat.

What is the best wine you have ever tasted?
Glen Carlou Petit Verdot Tannat 2009

Where is your favourite holiday destination?
The Natal Midlands; would love to visit the USA, Seychelles, Prague, Japan … the list is long!

If you were on a deserted island what three items would you take with you?
My Bible, my pillow, water bottle

What is on your bedside table at the moment?
The Resolution for Women, a variety of magazines and my Bible

How do you define success?
Being content with your own circumstances, not living a life of comparisons.

If you were not in the wine industry, what career would you have entered?
Owning a speciality gift shop and florist.

What is the best part of your job?
Being in beautiful surroundings, doing work that varies every day.

Who is your inspiration / role model?
Desmond Tutu

What is your favourite food?
A roast dinner with my mom’s awesome “classy cabbage”!

What is your favourite gadget?
I am not a huge gadget fan … I think they are stealing our time and diminishing real conversations …

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