Category Archives: White wine

Stranveld’s First Sighting Sauvignon Blanc 2017 scoops Platinum

Stranveld Vineyards First Sighting Sauvignon Blanc, The Sip

The results of the prestigious Decanter World Wine Awards 2018 were announced and the Strandveld Vineyards team is very proud to announce that the much loved First Sighting Sauvignon Blanc 2017 was awarded a Platinum medal and scored 97 points.

Nederburg receives more global recognition

Nederburg Two Centuries Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, The Sip

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.

Earthy twist in new vintage of Constantia Glen TWO

Constantia Glen, The Sip

Constantia Glen, the picturesque boutique wine estate known for exceptional Bordeaux-style wines, has released the 2017 vintage of its flagship white with an amphora twist.

Flagstone’s Chenin Blanc a great buy!

Flagstone wines on ice, The Sip

Made from 45-year old bush vines in the Perdeberg, this single varietal expression of the wonderfully versatile Chenin Blanc grape will impress a wide variety of palettes.

Spier wins first-ever Veritas Vertex Award for Overall Champion Wine

Spier wins big at Veritas Vertex Awards

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.

Nederburg wines receive top international awards

Nederburg Manor House, The Sip

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.

Top rank for Boland Cellar’s One Formation white blend

Boland Cellar's One Formation, The Sip

Boland Cellar’s new vintage release of its One Formation White Blend recently won praise at the Paarl regional champion titles at the 2017 South African Young Wine Show.

Steenberg aces score big on Tim Atkins report

Steenberg wines qualify for 2017 Sommeliers Selection, The Sip

In a major coup for cool climate Constantia wines, Steenberg Vineyards has achieved 91/100 or more, for no less than 12 wines in Tim Atkin’s South African 2017 Special Report.