Franschhoek Vignerons come out tops at Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report

Five Franschhoek Vignerons were amongst the top performers to score 90 points or higher in the fifth annual Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report (formerly known as the Christian Eedes Cabernet Sauvignon Report). The star producers were Plaisir de Merle, Boekenhoutskloof, Môreson, Rickety Bridge and Stony Brook. According to founder, Christian Eedes, there were 12 wines out … Read more

Babylonstoren and Rickety Bridge shine at Shiraz Challenge

Both members of the Franschhoek Wine Valley, Babylonstoren and Rickety Bridge excelled at this year’s Shiraz Challenge, securing them each a spot on the coveted ‘dream dozen’ list. Their wines making it onto the list were the Babylonstoren Shiraz 2014 and Rickety Bridge Shiraz 2013. Just over 200 wines were entered and a panel of … Read more

Franschhoek Vignerons see Gold at Concours Mondial 2016

Franschhoek Wine Valley Vignerons DGB, Grande Provence and La Motte excelled at this year’s Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, each earning a Gold medal for their relevant wines entered. The medals were awarded to the following wines: DGB’s Bernard Series Small Barrel SMV 2013 Grande Provence Sauvignon Blanc 2015 La Motte Millennium 2014 The competition received … Read more