Wine news & reviews roundup: September

Living in the Winelands, there is certainly no shortage of amazing wines to choose from! With so many different options from so many different estates currently on store shelves, it can be quite a daunting task deciding which wines are worth your time and money.

To help you find the wine that speaks to your soul, we have put together our roundup of some of the best wines to receive awards and accolades in recent weeks. Happy drinking!


Spier wines garner international acclaim


The International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2017 awarded the Spier 21 Gables Pinotage 2014 with a “Gold Outstanding” medal score of 93+ at the 48th annual IWSC awards ceremony, which was held in London in September 2017. In addition, Spier proudly walked away with awards for seven other wines in the 2017 IWSC. Spier’s wines were judged against those from nearly 90 countries, with more than 400 international experts evaluating the wines over a period of seven months, making Spier’s achievement in the IWSC extremely significant.


The Sommeliers Selection 2017 Winners Announced


“Freshness, expression and elegance were attributes that stood out amongst this year’s winners at the Sommeliers Selection. The competition, now in its third year, has become one the most relevant and exciting competitions on the yearly calendar with its unique angle and approach”



London Gold and slew of 90+ points for Constantia Glen wines


Constantia Glen has triumphed in the international wine arena clinching a gold medal at the 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition and a slew of 90+ ratings for all four of their signature wines by two respected British wine commentators.





Reyneke Biodynamic Syrah – “Quality with Integrity”


Reyneke Wines, the certified Organic and Biodynamic farm and winery located in the Polkadraai Hills of Stellenbosch, continue to impress with outstanding international ratings for the 2015 vintage of their Biodynamic Syrah in Tim Atkin’s 2017 South African Report, The Wine Advocate and Decanter magazine.