Backsberg Boasts with 10 Awards at the Vitis Vinifera Awards

The 2015 Vitis Vinifera Awards competition awarded Backsberg with nine Gold Medals and one Double gold Medal.

According to the Vinifera Awards, the 2015 Vitis Vinifera Awards saw a big surge in the amount of entries from the previous year, and they are very pleased with the spectrum of quality wines entered into this year`s competition. The Cape Wine Academy handled the massive logistics to ensure smooth running and an exciting double blind tasting on September 4th. The goodwill experienced from every sector showed that this competition will be a benchmark to consider in years to come.

The winning Backsberg wines are:

Gold:

Chenin Blanc 2015

Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Chardonnay 2014

Family Reserve White Blend 2014

Pumphouse Shiraz 2012

Klein Babylonstoren 2013

Familiy Reserve Red Blend 2013

Special Late Harvest 2015

Double Gold:

Pinotage 2014