Spier is an award-winning wine farm near Stellenbosch. Established in 1692, Spier's cultural heritage includes a restored Manor House, an unrivalled collection of 21 Cape Dutch gables and the country's oldest dated wine cellar (1767).
Spier won the 2012 SA Young Wine Show's Pietman Hugo trophy and was named 2011 Producer of the Year: Overseas at the prestigious Mundus Vini awards, as well as Most Successful Producer at the 2011 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show. This follows on the successes of Veritas 2009 and 2010 when we were the top performing winery.
The Spier cellar has ISO 22000 certification, is Fair Trade accredited, organically certified and follows the Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) criteria.
Spier scoops top spot at Veritas Awards
14 October 2009 by Meles PR
Spier has clinched five double gold- and six gold medals at the Veritas
Awards 2009; a performance that has been noted as the best in years at
the prestigious event.
The medals were largely awarded to wines within the Spier Private Collection range. Featuring strongly once again were the Spier Private Collection Shiraz and Spier Private Collection Pinotage; wines whose earlier vintages have been awarded trophies at such prestigious meets as Concours Mondial de Bruxelles and London's International Wine & Spirit Competition, a place in the ABSA Top Ten Pinotage Competition, and a host of additional top awards.
The double gold medal winners at Veritas include:
The gold medals were won by: Spier Private Collection Pinotage 2007
Spier Private Collection Shiraz 2007
Spier Private Collection Chardonnay 2007
Woolworths Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2007
Woolworths True to Terroir The Hutton Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
The medal scoop included 11 silver medals and nine bronze. Spier Private Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Spier Vintage Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Spier Private Collection Chardonnay 2008
Woolworths True to Terroir Koffie Klip Merlot 2007
Woolworths True to Terroir The Abacus Chardonnay 2008
Lesobo Pinotage 2007
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