Old Road Wine Co. Pepper Wind Syrah Breezes into Terroir Awards as a National Winner

A single-vineyard Syrah from the Old Road Wine Co. in Franschhoek re-affirmed its commitment to showcasing a unique sense of place by winning a National Award at this year’s Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards, South Africa’s only competition specifically recognising wines showing exceptional linkage to geographical site. Pepper Wind Syrah 2017 was named one of 32 National Winners out of 240 entries, and the top Syrah on show.


Old Road Reaches New Heights in Tim Atkin South African Report

Top image: Ryan Puttick, Old Road cellarmaster

The Old Road Wine Co. in Franschhoek’s top-scoring wine in the annual South African Report by Tim Atkin MW underscores the strong showing of Chenin Blanc in this year’s much-awaited authoritative precis by one of the world’s most respected critics. Old Road Wine Co.’s Stone Trail Chenin Blanc 2018 scored 93pts, one of four wines from this popular cellar to achieve scores of 90pt-plus. 


Old Road Wine Co.’s 12 Mile Syrah Flies in with top-rating from Wine Advocate

The 12 Mile Limited Release Syrah 2017 from Old Road Wine Co. in Franschhoek has been rated amongst the best wines in South Africa’s in the latest report from the Wine Advocate, one of the world’s leading critical wine forums. Scoring 94pts from Wine Advocate’s South African expert Anthony Mueller, the 12 Mile Syrah finds itself in the leading ten wines appraised by Mueller for the new report. 


Old Road Wine Co. Stone Trail Single Vineyard Chenin Blanc 2018

There?s not much Chenin Blanc planted in Franschhoek, some 60ha out of total plantings of just over 1 200ha to be precise, but DGB off-shoot Old Road Wine