De Krans  Chardonnay 2018 – A Top Five

De Krans Chardonnay 2018 – A Top Five

The winners from the inaugural 2019 Best Value Chardonnay Tastings were recently, which saw De Krans’ Wild Ferment Unwooded Chardonnay 2018 selected as one of the top five wines with 88 points. The intention of the competition is to identify the best examples of...
Klein Karoo hosted local wine buyers

Klein Karoo hosted local wine buyers

Recently local bulk wine buyers were invited by winemakers from the Klein Karoo to taste some of the 2019 wines made in the region.  Winemakers presented their wines and share their impressions of the harvest season whilst engaging with the wine buyers regarding...
Trophy for De Krans Tritonia

Trophy for De Krans Tritonia

The judging has come and gone, and the winners for the 2019 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show were announced at special awards event, which took place in Cape Town on 4 June. Of the 956 wines judged from 206 producers, 32 gold medals and 24 trophies were awarded.For the...
Boplaas heritage of excellence

Boplaas heritage of excellence

The links of top Klein Karoo winery and distiller Boplaas Family Vineyards to one of South Africa’s original and arguably most prestigious wineries was highlighted at a show of new releases held in Constantia last week.  Held at the premier Jonkershuis...
Portuguese varieties in the Klein Karoo

Portuguese varieties in the Klein Karoo

29 May 2019 — Maryke RobertsThe Klein Karoo region and specifically Calitzdorp has long held onto the title as Port Capital of South Africa. Since Portuguese cultivars traditionally used for making port were planted in the arid landscape, they’ve thrived.But...
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...

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