The Decanter World Wine Awards is one of the biggest international wine competitions in the world; entries for the 2014 competition exceeded 15 000. Spier Creative Block 3 2011 was awarded Best Blended Wine in its category - one of only five category trophies awarded to South Africa wine farms. A Regional Trophy was awarded to the Spier 21 Gables Pinotage 2011 while the Spier 21 Gables Sauvignon Blanc 2013 received a Gold medal.
Concours Mondial de Bruxelles celebrated its 20th anniversary this year; an 8060 entries were received. South Africa was awarded 40 medals - and five of these were awarded to Spier. Gold medals were awarded to the Spier Creative Block 3 2011, 21 Gables Pinotage 2011 and the 21 Gables Chenin Blanc 2012.
Silver medals were awarded to the 21 Gables Pinotage 2012 and the Creative Block 2 2012.
Closer to home, the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show had 1040 entrants competing for the 37 trophies and gold medals that were awarded. Spier 21 Gables Pinotage 2011 won the trophy for the Best Pinotage. Woolworths The Hutton Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 won Gold.
To celebrate the success and to showcase the award winners, we have created a limited release trophy pack exclusively available from the Spier tasting room. The pack includes the following wines:
- Spier Creative Block 2 2013
- 21 Gables Sauvignon Blanc 2013
- 21 Gables Chenin Blanc 2012
- Woolworths The Hutton Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
- Spier Creative Block 3 2011
- 21 Gables Pinotage 2011