Winter is red wine season and a good reason to rediscover Roodeberg, South Africa’s iconic red blend that has been bringing friends together since 1949.
Lanzerac Wine Estate, home to the world’s first bottled Pinotage and one of the oldest heritage farms in the Western Cape dating back to 1692, has been cultivating award-winning wines for decades.
Nederburg has done it again! The Paarl winery again features in the esteemed ‘World’s Most Admired Wine Brands’ top 50 list by Drinks International, a UK-based publication, for a third consecutive year.
The 2013 vintage of Nederburg II Centuries Cabernet Sauvignon has been awarded the coveted Warren Winiarski Trophy for the best Cabernet Sauvignon at the 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), judged alongside equivalents from various wine producing countries.
On 6 October, Spier’s 21 Gables Chenin Blanc 2015 won the inaugural Veritas Vertex Award at this year’s Veritas Awards, defeating 1638 other entries to be crowned the competition’s overall champion wine.
International Pinotage Day is just around the corner and what better way to pay homage to South Africa’s unique grape varietal than at the home of the world’s first Pinotage – Lanzerac Wine Estate in Stellenbosch.
Showing its proficiency in the making of top-quality dessert wines, Nederburg earned a platinum medal for the 2017 vintage of its The Winemasters Noble Late Harvest at the 2017 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, held in Cape Town.
The International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2017 awarded the Spier 21 Gables Pinotage 2014 with a “Gold Outstanding” medal score of 93+ at the 48th annual IWSC awards ceremony, which was held in London in September 2017.