Press Office

October 8, 2010

Veritas Awards – Spier does it again

Spier Wines excelled at the 20th Veritas Awards for the second consecutive year with five double gold and two gold medals. Out of 1 733 entries only 64 supreme wines and brandies can now wear the coveted double gold symbol of top quality. The awards were announced last night (Friday 8 October) during a gala evening, sponsored by Agri-Expo, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).
October 4, 2010

From Sips to Stats

In this third question-and-answer interview, SA National Wine Show Association (SANWSA) chairman, Duimpie Bayly, explains the facts behind the figures.
September 29, 2010

SA Wines woo international wine and brandy fundis

To assess and render an authoritative opinion of hundreds of wines within a dedicated space of time requires an untiring and well developed palate, as well as a very deep seated love and knowledge of good wine. From 13 to 20 September five revered international judges, together with more than 100 local wine and brandy gurus adjudicated 1 732 wines and brandies during this year’s Veritas wine competition.
September 20, 2010

Q&A with Dave Hughes – Chairman of the Veritas Brandy Judging panel

The 2010 Veritas Awards welcome brandy into the fold – the first time in the Awards’ 20 year history. This new class to Veritas provides the South African brandy industry - which up to now had to compete mostly in international competitions - with a major local platform to show its mettle.