At a ceremony at the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town yesterday, the Spier Woolworths Single Vineyard Windy Peak Sauvignon Blanc 2014 received the Nestle Pure Life Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc (Unwooded). The Spier Woolworths Single Vineyard The Hutton Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 won the American Express Trophy for Best Cabernet Sauvignon. Spier 21 Gables Sauvignon Blanc 2014 was awarded a Silver medal and Bronze medals were awarded for:
- Spier 21 Gables Pinotage 2012
- Spier Ideology Sauvignon Blanc 2012
- Spier Creative Block 2 2014
- Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc 2013
- Spier Woolworths Single Vineyard Koffieklip Merlot 2013
- Spier Woolworths Private Collection Chenin Blanc 2014
“Achieving wines of consistent excellence is very important to us, and the fact that we won awards for both red and white varietals show that our commitment to producing the highest quality wines is bearing fruit,” Frans Smit, Spier’s cellar master says.
The Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show saw 1082 wines tasted by nine local and international judges presided over by Michael Fridjhon, the renowned wine columnist and author.
Wine lovers are invited to sample the 2015 winners of the trophy, gold and silver wine categories at two public tasting events: on Friday, 12 June in Cape Town, and Thursday, 18 June in Johannesburg. Find out more here: dogreatthings.co.za/trophywineshow.