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Top 100 SA Wines 2014 results

Top 100 SA Wines

The Top 100 SA Wines competition, now in its fourth year, attracted 491 entries up 15% on 2013. Le Riche Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon won a "Wine Consistency Award", the only wine to feature among the winners in each of the four tastings to … [Read more...]

Standard Bank to sponsor Top 10 Chenin Blanc Challenge


The Chenin Blanc Association of South Africa is proud to announce the signing of a three-year sponsorship agreement with Standard Bank in support of a a new competition to be known as the Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top Ten Challenge. The … [Read more...]

AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction 2014 raises over R7 million for charity


The inaugural 2014 AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction, which took place on Saturday at Delaire Graff Estate in Stellenbosch saw R7.045 million was raised for education in the Cape winelands with beneficiaries comprising the Pebbles Project, the MAD … [Read more...]

2014 TAJ Classic Wine Trophy results

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Results of this year's  French judged Classic Wine Trophy Awards sponsored by Cape Town hotel TAJ just out. There were a total of 340 entries and the following 19 wines won trophies: Best MCC Villiera Monro Brut 2008 Best White Wines Chamonix … [Read more...]

2014 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show judges announced


Judges for the 2014 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show, now in its thirteenth year, are as follows: International judges Gerard Basset MW (United Kingdom) UK-based French-born Gerard Basset is the only person to have qualified as a Master of Wine and … [Read more...]

New wine estate association launched

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Yesterday saw the launch of the Cape Vintner Classification, an independent association intent on building South Africa’s reputation as a producer of world-class wines. Not unlike Germany’s VDP (Verband Deutscher Qualitäts- und Prädikatsweingüter or … [Read more...]