The recently launched 2023 edition of Platter’s SA Wine Guide has honoured Trade Winds Wine with one of the highest accolades bestowed by the popular wine annual, that of Platter’s 2023 Newcomer Winery of the Year. This prestigious title is awarded to a producer debuting in Platter’s and achieving the highest scores for their wines:
  • an esteemed pinnacle 5 stars (95 points or more on the 100-point rating scale) for the Trade Winds Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 and
  • 4½ stars (94 points) for the Trade Winds Sauvignon Blanc 2021.

Trade Winds Sauvignon Blanc 2021 triumphed as the best Sauvignon Blanc at the 2022 Trophy Wine Show, winning the Sunday Times Trophy with a top score of 97/100. Trophy Wine Show, South Africa’s premier wine competition, is internationally acclaimed for its meticulous judging and illustrious international and local judging panel, chaired by wine authority Michael Fridjhon.