Boplaas shines in Wine Magazine 10Y Report and SA Wine Classification

Port wines from Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp have reaffirmed not only the celebrated winery’s reputation as a leading producer in South Africa, but also the age-ability of its wines following the announcement of two esteemed assessments. Boplaas came out tops in both the Wine Magazine Report on 10-year-old wines and the 2020 SA Wine & Cellar Classification. 


Boplaas Six Generations of Aged Spirits

Craft Gin has been a massive hit with South African (and international) consumers in the past few years, with thousands of distilleries popping up and new brands and flavours launched almost weekly. This resurgence in spirits is a great opportunity for producers of aged variants like pot still brandy and whisky to showcase their quality and craft in a booming market. 


Join Boplaas In The Fight Against Global Climate Change

Boplaas has always been conservation-minded. Now we’ve stepped up our drive and pledged to establish one million plants of the Portulacaria afra succulent variety – commonly known as the spekboom – before 2025.


Boplaas receives five stars and title of Port of the Year from Platter’s wine guide

Top image: Carel and Jeanne Nel from Boplaas.

Boplaas Family Vineyards has received the coveted title of Port Wine of the Year in the latest edition of the Platter’s South African Wine Guide. The winery was also awarded its 19th five-star rating from the highly regarded publication, printed since 1980.


Boplaas wins Double Gold and Gold for its red wine and Cape Port

Top image: Daniel & Rosanne Nel


Boplaas crowned best South African producer at Michelangelo 2019

Boplaas Family Vineyards has been named the best South Africa producer at the 2019 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, announced on the weekend. Now the largest competition of its kind in Africa, this year’s awards attracted over 2 000 entries.


Wine and port excellence see Boplaas dominate at 2019 CAPPA Challenge

Top image: Mike Neebe, Margaux Nel & William Coetzee

Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp has triumphed at the 2019 Cape Port & Wine Challenge with no less than five inclusions among the Top 10 table wines, two in the Top 10 ports and one in the Top 2 Museum class Port.


Boplaas gets top marks in Tim Atkin’s 2019 SA Wine Report

Wines from Boplaas Family Vineyards have again received top ratings by acclaimed UK Master of Wine Tim Atkin, including four achieving more than 90/100 in his latest special annual report on South African wine. The champion wine and port producer’s highest scorer was the Cape Vintage Reserve 2017, one of only 160 wines to receive 95 points or more.


Boplaas highlights artisanal excellence through the display of traditional Azulejo tiles

A tradition from the world’s home of Port has come to the Klein Karoo town of Calitzdorp. South African port-making champion Boplaas has installed a series of custom ceramic tiles that are synonymous with Portuguese tradition.


Boplaas gets top scores at Wine Magazine and Terroir Awards

Boplaas Family Vineyards has once again proven to be worthy of its reputation as producer of top quality still and port-style wines, having achieved top ratings from independent panels at the Wine Magazine Signature Red Blend Report and Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards.