In the Vineyard

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Part 5: In the Vineyards: The Big Storm

Alfrieda and Niklaas Hanse, supervisors at Spier’s Nooitgedacht farm, have started the first day of harvest. Follow the 'big storm'.

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Part 4: In the Vineyards: 42°C

Meet Alfrieda and Niklaas Hanse, supervisors at Spier’s Nooitgedacht farm, and find out more about the preparations for harvest.

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Part 3: In the Spier Vineyards: "It all depends on this"

Meet Niklaas Hanse, a supervisor at Spier’s Nooitgedacht farm.

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Winemaking Philosophy

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Since he joined us in 1996, Cellar Master Frans Smit has harnessed more than three centuries of winemaking history to transform Spier from a small cellar into a major, award-winning Stellenbosch producer. He and his team are passionate about crafting, with minimal interference, wines that are truly expressive of their terroir.

Awards

SPIER BLENDS SHINE AT PRESTIGIOUS CONCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES 2019

SPIER BLENDS SHINE AT PRESTIGIOUS CONCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES 2019

Spier has scooped three of the 15 gold medals awarded to South African wines at the prestigious Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2019.

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Spier crowned IWSC’s South African Producer of the Year

SPIER CROWNED IWSC’S SOUTH AFRICAN PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

At last night’s IWSC Annual Awards Banquet in London, the International Wine and Spirit Competition – arguably the world’s most prestigious wine awards – named Spier the 2018 South African Producer of the Year.

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Spier’s top Chenin Blancs' awarded 5 star Platter’s

SPIER’S TOP CHENIN BLANCS' AWARDED 5 STAR PLATTER’S

The Platter’s 2019 South African Wine Guide has awarded the coveted five stars to two of Spier’s Chenin Blanc wines.

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Accreditations

Accreditations and accolades:

Spier is one of 39 WWF Conservation Champions, is organically certified and follows the Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) criteria. In 2011 Condé Nast Traveler World Saver Award recognised Spier as the top international destination 'Doing It All'. We have been recognised by other external organisations including Fair Trade in Tourism (FTTSA) and The Wine Industry Ethical Trade Association (WIETA). The cellar is ISO 22000 certified and is Fair Trade accredited.