2 Double Golds and 2 Golds for De Krans Varietal Range

De Krans Wines has continued to bring home the awards, and the latest accolades to join an already impressive line-up are those from the Ultra Value Wine Challenge 2019/2020 results.


De Krans Free Run Chenin Blanc: A Summer Celebration

With Summer in full bloom the De Krans Free Run Chenin Blanc 2019 is the perfect celebration of the warmer days and Summer-inspired food. This wine is packed with tropical fruit flavours as a result of using only the free run juice (the first batch of juice before the grapes are pressed), The fruit character gives the wine a full mouthfeel and has a fresh, balanced acidity. The wine is light enough to drink on its own while also pairing well with fish or chicken dishes, salads or pastas.


Platinum for De Krans at Michelangelo

So far its been a sparkling awards season for De Krans Wines, with more accolades to add to its lengthy list. The latest in the line-up being the 2019 Muscat de Frontignan, which received a Platinum Award at the 2019 Michelangelo International Wine Awards. The awards took place on 4 October at a special gala event in Cape Town. To have earned this prestigious Platinum medal, this wine had to be considered a world-class creation by the panel with a minimum of 96 points out of a possible 100 points. There were only 14 wines from more than 2 000 wines entered that won Platinum at this competition this year. 


Double Gold again for De Krans Pinotage Rosé at Rosé Rocks

The De Krans Pinotage Rosé has done it again. For the 2nd year in a row, it has been awarded the prestigious Double Gold medal at the recent Rosé Rocks competition. This year the award was bestowed on the 2019 vintage.


Double Gold and Gold for De Krans at the 2019 Vitis Vinifera Awards

Awards season is in full swing and De Krans Wines is bringing home the awards, earning a Double Gold and Gold at the recent 2019 Vitis Vinifera Awards.


De Krans Wild Ferment Chardonnay 2018 Is The Perfect Wine For Summer

De Krans Wines, traditionally well-known for their port-style wines, has successfully made a name for themselves in recent years with producing exceptional Portuguese dry wines (including the Tritonia Calitzdorp Blend, which recently won the Trophy for Best Red Blend at the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show for the second time). In addition, they have also produced innovative wines such as their Premium Moscato Perlé and their classic varietal range, which includes a Free Run Chenin Blanc, Wild Ferment Chardonnay, Pinotage Rosé and Basket Press Cabernet Sauvignon.


De Krans Victorious At CAPPA

Reaffirming its position as one of SA’s leading port producers, De Krans was one of the big winners at this year’s Cape Port Producers Association (CAPPA) Port & Wine Challenge, with the results announced on 5 September.


4 Golds for De Krans at Gold Wine Awards

De Krans Wines was recently awarded four Gold medals at the 2019 Gold Wine Awards. The medals were awarded to their De Krans Free-Run Chenin Blanc 2019, De Krans Pinotage Rosé 2019, De Krans A Twist of Fate 2017 and Garden Route Sauvignon Blanc 2018.


Top Marks for De Krans Tritonia in Signature Blend Report

Following on from its success at the recent Old Mutual Trophy Awards, the 2016 De Krans Tritonia Calitzdorp Blend has once again received recognition from peers within the industry. This time round with an impressive 90 points in Christian Eedes’ fourth annual Signature Red Blend Report.


Celebrate the arrival of Spring at the De Krans Blossom Festival

Save the date for De Krans Wine Cellar’s annual popular Blossom Festival, which takes place on Saturday, 31 August. De Krans Wine Cellar is situated in Calitzdorp, in the heart of the Klein Karoo and world famous Route 62. As is the case every year, the beautiful Spring blossoms symbolise the start of a new year for the fruit and wine industry in Calitzdorp, and it is also the perfect opportunity to say goodbye to Winter, with the 31st of August being the last official day of the colder season.