Franschhoek Wine Valley

Franschhoek Vignerons Tickled Pink At Rosé Rocks

A competition dedicated entirely to Rosé and Franschhoek Vignerons scooped no less than 17 medals in total at this year’s Rosé Rocks competition. Eight Double Gold and seven Gold Medal winners  were awarded in the Still Wine category. In the MCC category Franschhoek Vignerons were awarded one Double Gold and one Gold medal, respectively.

Image courtesy of Babylonstoren

The first of its kind in SA, the competition seeks to not only acknowledge excellence in Rosé winemaking but also to in effect, promote the category in SA. The competition was chaired by leading industry influencer, Allan Mullins, who was joined on the judging panel by five other leading industry role players.

The medal winners were as follows:

Double Gold – Still Wine
Bellingham The Quintessential Couple Rosé 2018
Black Elephant Vintners Rosé Rebel 2019
Boschendal Blanc De Noir 2019
Boschendal The Rose Garden Rosé 2019
Brampton Rosé 2019
Haute Cabriere Pinot Noir Rosé 2019
Holden Manz Rosé 2019
La Couronne Merlot Rosé 2019
Double Gold – MCC
Pierre Jourdan Belle Rosé NV
Gold – Still Wine
Allée Bleue Starlette Shiraz Rosé 2019
Babylonstoren Mourvèdre Rosé 2019
Bellingham Strawberry Rosé 2018
Franschhoek Cellar Pinno Rosé 2018
Holden Manz Rothko Rosé 2019
Rickety Bridge Foundation Stone Rosé 2019
Rickety Bridge Printer’s Devil Grenache Noir 2018
Gold– MCC
Boschendal Brut Rosé NV

For more information on the competition and full results visit


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  • TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

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