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Our Tim Atkin Raving Results 2017

Following two visits to the Cape earlier this year, Tim Atkins fifth edition of the South Africa Special Report comes out today.
19 September 2017 Fairview Wine & Cheese

How John Deere’s New AI Lab Is Designing Farm Equipment For A More Sustainable Future

On a block in San Francisco’s SoMa district, near LinkedIn’s headquarters and dozens of startups, a 180-year-old company best-known for making tractors has a gleaming new Silicon Valley office. But inside, instead of building the latest app, John Deere is focused on how to use artificial intelligence to make farming equipment that can meet modern sustainability and food production challenges.
19 September 2017 fastcompany.com, Adele Peters

Scooping two global accolades, Spier garners international acclaim for its wines

The International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2017 awarded the Spier 21 Gables Pinotage 2014 with a “Gold Outstanding” medal score of 93+ at the 48th annual IWSC awards ceremony, which was held in London in September 2017.
19 September 2017 Spier

Graham Beck’s Cuvée Clive selected by Tim Atkin as his Sparkling Wine of the Year

We are delighted to announce that the Cuvée Clive 2011 was selected as Overall Sparkling Wine of the Year (97 points) by Tim Atkin, award-winning British journalist and Master of Wine, in his South Africa 2017 Special Report.
19 September 2017 Graham Beck

KWV niche red recognised as one of top Other Red Wines in SA

British Master of Wine reveals this, and other top scores for KWV, in latest report
19 September 2017 KWV Wines

Nederburg, Proud Host of Upcoming Varsity MTB Challenge

Nederburg in Paarl, one of South Africa’s most reputable names in wine, is hosting this year’s Varsity MTB Challenge, taking place on 30 September and 1 October.
19 September 2017 Nederburg Wines

Local wine sells out pre-launch due to booming global demand

On the back of the flagship release being so well-received across the globe last year, the latest offering from Durbanville Hills’ premium wine range, The Tangram, was fully allocated to distributors before its official launch date, on 14 September. This highly anticipated range comprises The Tangram 2013 Red Blend - a classic Bordeaux blend - and The Tangram 2016 White – the first of its kind.
19 September 2017 Durbanville Hills Cellar

De Wetshof Atkins Ratings Underscores Quality of Robertson Chardonnay

Four ratings of 90+ points in the highly regarded Tim Atkin Report for 2017 reaffirms the world-class quality of Chardonnay made in the Robertson region, as well as vindicating De Wetshof Estate’s commitment to specialising in site-specific Chardonnays.
19 September 2017 De Wetshof Estate

De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve rated Best Fortified Wine in South Africa

De Krans Wine Cellar in Calitzdorp is without a doubt one of SA’s leading port producers. This statement was reaffirmed when two De Krans port-style wines scored 96 and 92 points in the long awaited annual review of South African wines, by revered UK authority Tim Atkin MW, which was published on 13 September.
19 September 2017 De Krans Wine Cellar

The best white wine in South Africa gets further accolade

South Africa’s Best White Wine is garnering even further accolades this year. Boschendal’s superlative Elgin Chardonnay 2015 has received 95 points in the prestigious Tim Atkin Report. This comprehensive guide to South African wine ranks 1400 wines from across the country, with nine of Boschendal’s wines scoring 90 points or more.
18 September 2017 Boschendal Estate

Chardonnay Reserve a landmark new addition to the Haute Cabriere portfolio

Whether it’s in their acclaimed Méthode Cap Classique (MCC) sparkling wines, or the iconic blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, the Von Arnim family of Franschhoek winery Haute Cabrière has long been passionate about the noble cultivars of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
18 September 2017 Haute Cabriere

Boschendal MCC bubblies shine gold at the 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition

There’s nothing better than bubbly to toast a special moment; that satisfying ‘pop’ immediately signifies a joyous occasion or achievement, Boschendal MCC bubblies are good for any time drinking – no celebration required.
18 September 2017 Boschendal Estate

Two Wine Industries

Keynote Address: Nederburg 16th September 2017 by Michael Fridjhon.
18 September 2017 Nederburg Auction