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.
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Important Dates

Closing date for entries at regions 24 June 2021
Closing date for entries at SANWSA 9 July 2021
Delivery of samples to the regions 19 July 2021
Delivery of samples to the SANWSA 20 July 2021
Judging 20 - 28 July 2021
SA Young Wine Show Tasting 30 August 2021


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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