In its best performance at an international wine competition to date, Paul Clüver Family Wines – the pioneer of winemaking in the Elgin region – won three trophies at this year’s International Wine Challenge (IWC) for the estate’s icon Seven Flags Chardonnay 2021.

At this competition, known as the most rigorously judged on the international wine awards circuit, the Paul Clüver Seven Flags Chardonnay 2021 secured the IWC International Chardonnay Trophy, the trophy for best South African White Wine as well as the IWC Sustainable Trophy. The wine accrued a score of 97pts.

Kleine Zalze, the award-winning Stellenbosch wine estate that is among others renowned for its selection of premium Cap Classique sparkling wines, has released its first range of Cap Classiques in the burgeoning Nectar category. The selection of off-dry sparkling wines comprise the Kleine Zalze Cape Nectar Blanc and a blush-hued Cape Nectar Rosé, two non-vintage products whose complexity and multi-layered flavour profiles result from using the traditional classic Cap Classique cultivars of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Versatility and quality characterise Stellenbosch Hills’ flagship range

The award-winning Sense of Place wines take the headache out of shopping this festive season in a new campaign that offers wine-lovers the go-to solution for every occasion. Whether it’s a top-quality gift that’s required, a refreshing all-rounder or a bold food-wine, this flagship range from premier vineyards of Stellenbosch has it all.

The Journey’s End Vineyards Precision Series represents the pinnacle of winemaking at the cellar, situated above Sir Lowry’s Pass Village in the Helderberg basin. Purchased by the Gabb family in 1996, this picturesque farm, nestled among the slopes of the famous Schapenberg Hills overlooking False Bay, has a unique microclimate and exceptional terroir.

Lovers of fine Stellenbosch wines worldwide can now purchase the very best this celebrated wine region has to offer in one place, online and at cellar door prices. The Simon Wine Emporium, in association with Stellenbosch Wine Routes, is dedicated exclusively to labels that are Wine of Origin Stellenbosch – making it the first offering of its kind in South Africa.

Golden delicious apples, citrus and quince – these are the flavours of autumn you can expect from a glass of Steenberg Chardonnay. Joining the Steenberg Classic line-up in a refined new look, the 2021 Chardonnay expresses elegance and sophistication both in taste and appearance. Giving prominence to the iconic swan that signifies the quality and esteem upheld by Steenberg Vineyards since 1682, the stylish new label has a timeless, yet contemporary aesthetic.