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New SA Wine Writer of the Year revealed

The country’s best new wine writer for 2023 is Margeaux Goosen, who has just completed a stint as winemaking assistant at a boutique winery in Baden, Germany, while the runner-up is Jenna Higgins, newly appointed head winemaker at Wolvenhoek in Wellington and the best...

Entries now open for Best New Wine Writer in SA

The 2023 SA New Wine Writer of the Year Competition for writers 35 years old or younger, is now open to entries. This competition of the South African National Wine Show Association (SANWSA) – which also runs the Veritas Awards among others – is in its 11th year and...

A Cabernet Sauvignon crowned as the country’s best 2023 young wine

A wooded Cabernet Sauvignon from Wellington Wines took the crown by clinching the prestigious General Smuts Trophy as overall SA Champion Wine of 2023 after also being named as the country’s best Cabernet Sauvignon (wooded) at the SA Young Wine Show. Wellington Wines...

SA YOUNG WINE CHAMPIONS OF 2023 IN THE SPOTLIGHT

The mammoth judging of young wines of the 2023 vintage is in full swing this week (24 – 28 July), with more than 1 250 entries competing for the top trophies, as well as gold, silver and bronze medals – for the SA Young Wines Show being held in the Johann Graue...

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