De Krans Wines: your summer destination

De Krans Wines: your summer destination

De Krans Wines: Your summer destination for fruit picking and leisurely deli lunches... What better way to relax and celebrate summer than visiting the countryside and getting closer to nature? When planning your trip, be it an extended SA road trip, a mini getaway or...

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De Krans’ Cape Vintage under Top 20

De Krans’ Cape Vintage under Top 20

The De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve 2016 scored 94-points in Winemag.co.za's  Best of Category: Sweet Wines & Fortifieds and earns the title, Best Port-Style, plus a place in the Top 20 Wines SA 2020 – a remarkable achievement. Well done!​   For more...

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Mixing a masterful Muskatini!

Mixing a masterful Muskatini!

A Muskatini is the quintessential Klein Karoo cocktail and the perfect drink for any festive occasion!  The secret is in the balance and the choice is all yours - shaken, stirred and shared!  Ingredients-1 part Doornkraal Dessert Wine- 2 parts Gin- crushed ice-...

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De Krans Vintage Port @ Platter

De Krans Vintage Port @ Platter

De Krans Wine Cellar, situated in Calitzdorp along the Route 62, has again received a 5-star rating, this time for its Cape Vintage Reserve 2018 port-style wine in the latest edition of the authoritative and internationally recognized Platter’s by Diners Club South...

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Boplaas achieves its 20th five-star

Boplaas achieves its 20th five-star

Boplaas Family Vineyards just received its 20th five-star rating from the authoritative Platter’s South African wine guide. In addition to this remarkable achievement, the renowned family-owned winery in Calitzdorp saw seven of its wines receive 4,5-stars this year...

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Two Golds for De Krans at Veritas

Two Golds for De Krans at Veritas

Following hot on the heels of its Platter 5-star rating for their Cape Vintage Reserve 2018, De Krans Wines can now add a Veritas Gold medal to this port-style wine’s list of accolades. A Gold medal was also awarded to the De Krans Muscat Blanc 2020. The 2020 Veritas...

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High five for Boplaas at Veritas Awards

High five for Boplaas at Veritas Awards

Boplaas Family Vineyards received five gold medals at this year’s Veritas Awards, placing the Calitzdorp winery and distillery among the national competition’s best-performing producers. Boplaas received Gold for its Gamka Branca Family Reserve 2018, 8 Year Potstill...

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Boplaas Port achieves historic price at CWG

Boplaas Port achieves historic price at CWG

Boplaas Port has set a new benchmark in South African wine having achieved a record price at the annual auction of wines by members of the esteemed Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) this weekend.  Covid restrictions made it impossible to hold the auction in South Africa as...

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De Krans excels on the competition front

De Krans excels on the competition front

It’s the height of the competition season for the wine industry, and De Krans Wines in Calitzdorp is no stranger to bringing home sought after accolades. Confirmation that they are still regarded as South Africa’s leading producer of port-style wines.   In July the De...

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Innovation and legacy at Boplaas

Innovation and legacy at Boplaas

Boplaas whiskies have re-affirmed the distilling excellence at the heart of renowned Calitzdorp enterprise by claiming three Gold medals and achieving the highest score for a South African whisky at this year’s Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Competition...

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