Boplaas wines top the charts in SAWi multi-competition evaluation

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Boplaas Cape Ports have received a perfect score of 100 points in an assessment by the SA Wine Index (SAWi), a rating system that identifies consistently top-performing wines from its evaluation of most important local and international competitions.

 

Boplaas Port named ‘Best Overall’ in Wine magazine rating of matured wines

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Port by South African champion producer Boplaas Family Vineyards outpaced some of the country’s most eminent wines with its crowning this week as Best Overall in a special report by Wine magazine on 10-year matured wines. Underlining Boplaas’s achievement was that vintage under assessment this year is arguably South Africa’s greatest in modern history.

 

Boplaas wines singled out among Country Life Top 20 in SA

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Boplaas Family Vineyards has been included in a list of 20 of South Africa’s best Sauvignon Blancs by leading magazine Country Life. The achievement is even sweeter considering that no less than two wines from the Little Karoo producer were selected.

 

Boplaas hails variety champions in early forecast of Harvest 2019

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An early glimpse of the 2019 wine grape harvest at Boplaas in the Klein Karoo hamlet of Calitzdorp suggests outstanding wines are likely to emerge. The celebrated winery reports that so far, vineyards are delivering excellent quality despite a challenging season of little rainfall.

 

Boplaas wines rated SA’s best by independent multi-platform index

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Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp has been singled out as the best performing Cape Port producer over the past 10 years, thanks to the multi-platform analysis of the authoritative South African Wine Index (SAWi). Amongst the accolades that ensured Boplaas’s achievement was a four-fold inclusion of its wines among the SA’s most excellent Ports.

 

Boplaas White Blend Triumphs With Best Score In Wine Magazine Annual White Wine Report

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The Boplaas Gamka Branca Reserve 2017 has received 94/100 points in the Cape White Wine Report from Wine Magazine, the highest score of all wines featured in the highly regarded South African survey. Wines from 32 producers including some of the country’s top wineries were submitted for consideration.

 

Boplaas Unveils Collector’s Edition 6YO Cape Tawny Whisky

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The Boplaas family winery and distillery has officially released its latest innovation – a whisky matured for six years and finished in casks formerly used for making tawny port-style wine. Entered at the recent Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, the whisky was South Africa’s highest-rated entry in the category.

 

UK Visit Reveals How Boplaas Sets The Pace With Local Innovation In Fine Whisky

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South African drinks-makers often look offshore for trends that might take hold at home. Visiting the home of Scotch, Boplaas distiller Daniel Nel recently encountered a country-wide wave of whisky innovation underway – some of which Boplaas has led to great acclaim in South Africa.

 

Did the EU blunder in cutting off SA and others from port and sherry?

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The European Union (EU) ban on the words port or sherry for wine countries including South Africa has remained controversial since it was implemented. Having just returned from another insightful trip to Europe, SA champion port-maker Carel Nel believes the EU’s earlier decision may lie at the heart of the port wine industry’s current doldrums.

 

Boplaas named among most successful award-winners at Michelangelo 2018

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Boplaas Family Vineyards has been singled out as one of top producers at the 2018 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, which were announced on the weekend.   Now the largest competition of its kind in Africa, the competition received 2 255 entries this year.

 
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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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