The South African Young Wine Show, dating back to 1833, gives winemakers the opportunity to showcase the best wines of the current vintage. Participating regions include Robertson, Worcester/Breedekloof, Stellenbosch, Paarl, Oranje-Vaal, Olifants River, Swartland and Little Karoo.
A Ruby Cabernet crowned as SA’s best young wine


Important Dates

Closing date for entries at regions 5 August 2020
Closing date for entries at SANWSA 5 August 2020
Delivery of samples to the regions 24 August 2020
Delivery of samples to the SANWSA 25 August 2020
Judging 31 August to 4 September 2020
SA Young Wine Show Tasting 29 September 2020


The mission of the South African Young Wine Show is to judge the quality of wines that are still in their infancy, i.e. within the year of production – and have some way to go before they are finally bottled. In this way, the industry can give recognition to the production capabilities of a wine cellar.

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