In Memoriam: Tim Hamilton Russell

A South African Pioneer
Jane Broughton
Issue: October 31, 2013

Tim Hamilton Russell, an advertising executive who founded the first winery in Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, near Cape Town, died July 17 in Hermanus, South Africa, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 79. While highly successful in advertising, Hamilton Russell had a passion for wine and was the first to see the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley's potential for quality. Wine Spectator's Jane Broughton reports.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 1, 2013.

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