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Good quaffing at under R100 a bottle – Ultra Value winners announced

CELLARS up and down the length of the Breede River Valley had a good year in the 2017 edition of South Africa’s Ultra Value Wine Challenge convened by BuyBetterWine.com – not that they had it all their own way. The top contestants were as follows: MOST SUCCESSFUL ENTRANTS Alvi’s Drift Private Cellar – Worcester Arabella Wines – Ashton De Wet Cellar – Worcester DGB  –

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Wellington’s Imbuko Wines wins award for Best Value Producer 2017

IMBUKO of Wellington has been judged Best Value Producer in Getaway magazine’s 2017 ‘Best Value Wines’ Guide, with three Imbuko bottlings among the 14 winners of a competition culminating in Value Awards for South African wines selling at no more than R80 pb. Those offering ‘best bang for your buck’ were mainly from Wellington, Worcester and the Breedekloof wards of

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Rijk’s of Tulbagh makes it 7 out of 10 at Top 10 Pinotage competition showcase

THE HONOUR for most trophies won by a producer at the Absa Top 10 Pinotage competition since it began 19 years back (1997) is shared by Kanonkop of Stellenbosch and Rijk’s of Tulbagh at 10 each. However during the last 10 years of the shoot-out (2006 to 2015), the judges on the Top 10 tasting panels have awarded seven to Rijk’s, six to Windmeul

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Top 10 SA Sauvignon Blanc wines at under R65 a bottle

GREAT VALUE from Sauvignon Blanc at under R65 per bottle – South African wines that have received good reviews by one or more of the top tasting panels around the world during the past 18 months. Prices given in SA rand, ex-cellar or approximate retail in the case of wineries that are closed to the public: At R50pb – Rietvallei Sauvignon

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