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...
De Krans 3 platinum and perfect score at SAWi

De Krans 3 platinum and perfect score at SAWi

Reaffirming its position as one of South Africa’s premium port producers, De Krans Wine Cellar in Calitzdorp has scored 90+ for three of its products in the 2019 South African Wine Index (SAWi) ratings. The Cape Vintage Reserve scored a perfect 100 points, followed...
Boplaas harvest 2019

Boplaas harvest 2019

An early glimpse of the 2019 wine grape harvest at Boplaas in the Klein Karoo hamlet of Calitzdorp suggests outstanding wines are likely to emerge. The celebrated winery reports that so far, vineyards are delivering excellent quality despite a challenging season of...
Boplaas wines among Country Life Top 20

Boplaas wines among Country Life Top 20

Boplaas Family Vineyards has been included in a list of 20 of South Africa’s best Sauvignon Blancs by leading magazine Country Life. The achievement is even sweeter considering that no less than two wines from this Klein Karoo producer were selected.Country Life...
Boplaas Port named ‘Best Overall’

Boplaas Port named ‘Best Overall’

Port by South African champion producer Boplaas Family Vineyards were crowned this week as Best Overall in a special report by Wine Magazine on 10-year matured wines. Underlining Boplaas’s achievement was that the vintage under assessment this year is arguably...

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