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For the second time in the short space of only four months, Van Ryn’s brandies have received another World’s Best Brandy Trophy. This time it was Van Ryn’s 12-year-old potstill brandy that received the World’s Best Brandy Trophy for brandies 11 years and older at the 2023 International Spirits Challenge announced in London.


Family-owned winery Boplaas has claimed the highest award for a port wine and only Platinum medal for the style at this year’s Michelangelo International Wine and Spirit Awards. Underscoring the achievement, only 21 among 1500 entries received this sought-after rating.


Boplaas Family Vineyards was crowned national winner for Best Touriga Nacional at the 2023 South African Terroir Awards, reaffirming the farm’s reputation for excellence with this traditional Portuguese variety. Significantly, it was precisely 30 years ago that the cultivar was first planted at the winery in the Little Karoo.


Another triumphant SA Terroir competition result has proved that Rietvallei Wine Estate in Robertson rules the roost when it comes to expressing that magical terroir expression in its wines, being crowned for the third year in a row as Top Terroir Wine Estate at the 18th annual SA Terroir Wine Awards.


The rich history of Boplaas Family Vineyards has been shaped significantly by the remarkable women who have played pivotal roles in its journey, and their influence continues to be felt to this day.


Boplaas port is all the rage, and for good reason too. While this rich and flavoursome fortified style wine is enjoyed throughout the year, the most popular occasion is without doubt when the winter chill sets in.


Boplaas Family Vineyards has unveiled its maiden vintage Alvarinho. A South African specialist of Portuguese varieties, Boplaas planted the white wine grape at its Calitzdorp farm where the drier, warmer climate ensures top quality.  


Boplaas Family Vineyards has once again proven worthy of its reputation as maker of top-quality red wines from Portuguese varieties following the release of the Wine Magazine Signature Red Blend Report.


From Tuesday, August 1st to Sunday, August 6th, experience a diverse range of events, including farm walks, culinary creations, and expert-led tastings, designed to captivate every wine enthusiast. This year’s festival promises even more excitement than ever before, dazzling guests throughout picturesque vineyards scattered across multiple wine farms in Stellenbosch.


DanUp has introduced DanUp Boost – a 3 in 1 multigrain and yoghurt offering with added guarana extract and vitamin B to keep you energised to make the most of every day. 


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