Boplaas crowds the 2019 NWC list

Boplaas crowds the 2019 NWC list

Boplaas Family Vineyards has emerged as one of the most successful producers rated for the 2019 National Wine Challenge list of Top 100 SA Wines this year. Not only were six of its wines included, but it also claimed titles for amongst others Best in Class.The...
De Krans Best in Category at 2019 NWC

De Krans Best in Category at 2019 NWC

De Krans, widely known as being one of SA’s leading port-style wine producers, once again showed that they are more than a one trick pony at the recent 2019 National Wine Challenge Awards. Their Cape Vintage Reserve 2016 was awarded the Grand Cru Award (Best in...
De Krans Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

De Krans Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

With Winter approaching, we tend to start turning to a glass of red for those colder evenings. What better red wine to try out than the De Krans Basket Press Cabernet Sauvignon 2017. Using an old wooden basket press, the pressure on the grapes is much softer,...
Port style wines 101 – where, when and how

Port style wines 101 – where, when and how

When you think of Calitzdorp and the Swartland, there aren’t many close links apart from the fact that they’re both farming communities, producing excellent quality wines with a very similar dry and sunny climate.  However, only a few know that the start of the port...

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