Leading SA winemakers get a rare taste of Douro wines

Top image: Pieter Ferreira, Andrea Mullineux, Rianie Strydom

Some of South Africa’s most talented winemakers were recently given rare insight to a broad range of world-class wines and ports at a special tasting hosted in Stellenbosch by local champion port maker Carel Nel.


Join Boplaas from 15 to 17 June at the Calitzdorp Winter Festival

Calitzdorp will once again be hosting the Winter Festival from 15-17 June.  


Rare release highlights Boplaas port’s world class status

South African champion port producer Boplaas Family Vineyards has announced a special release that wine connoisseurs will be eager to get their hands on. Reflecting the unmistakable thread of consistent quality, Boplaas has re-launched its award-winning 2006 Cape Vintage Reserve Port along with the release of the 2016 vintage.


Gold for Boplaas Heritage White Muscadel 2013

For the 4th consecutive year, Boplaas was awarded a gold medal for its Heritage Muscadel at the SA Muscadel Challenge 2018.


Boplaas Port again takes top honours at Top 100 SA Wines

Boplaas Family Vineyards has achieved an outstanding performance at this year’s National Wine Challenge, securing no less than four entries to the esteemed competition’s list of Top 100 SA Wines. The renowned estate’s top performer was the Cape Vintage Reserve Port 2016, which received Double Platinum and the supreme title of Grand Cru National Champion Best in Class.


Boplaas releases a new ambassador for its cool climate wines

The renowned Boplaas family-owned winery has added to its portfolio of wines showcasing cool climates that occur among the mountainous stretches of the Little Karoo. Called Eerste Water, the remarkable Sauvignon Blanc reflects the diversity of excellent and unusual wines from this region famous for its arid beauty.


Boplaas Stoepsit Bistro excel at Gourmand Destination 2017 Awards

The Boplaas Stoepsit Bistro excelled at the annual Klein Karoo Gourmand Awards (Smulpaap – toekennings) scooping up the 2017 Gourmand Destination Award in the category Bubbling Under – for up-and-coming new businesses.  The awards took place on the 16th of March at the Village Trading Post.


Boplaas releases the world’s first Port-infused gin in South Africa

The world’s first premium Port-infused gin has been released by Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp, South Africa. Having become synonymous with world-class Cape Port, table wines and spirits, Boplaas has now brought its skill and innovation to the crafting of this one-of-a-kind, class leading gin.


A South Africa Culinary Collaboration of Note – Boplaas Family Vineyards, Restaurant JAN and chef Peter Tempelhoff

Top image: Chef Jan van der Westhuizen, Rozanne Nel from Boplaas and Chef Peter Tempelhoff.

A handful of select diners recently enjoyed the exclusive experience of a flavour and sensorial feast of South African inspired dishes in the Michelin-starred Restaurant JAN in Nice, France.


Boplaas Ports in Top 10

Top image: Daniel Nel, Margaux Nel (Wine maker), Carel Nel (Cellar Master)

Three Boplaas Ports feature among the Top 10 Ports in South Africa in the SA Wine Classification 2018, based on a track-record of top ratings over the past ten years.

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Boplaas is situated in Calitzdorp, a small picturesque village in the Southern Cape in the majestic Little Karoo. The Nel family is part of a rich legacy that reaches back to 1880. Boplaas is a family concern with Carel Nel, a Cape Wine Master, as owner and cellar master.
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