Each year Veritas brings together a world of experience when judging of South Africa’s top wines are about to take place. This year was no exception with nine wine connoisseurs in their own right, judging at this prestigious competition.
In this second article on Veritas adjudication, SA National Wine Show chairman Duimpie Bayly explains how the system works and how the panels and his organisation cope with intricacies behind the scenes
The 2007 Veritas Awards, South Africa’s oldest and most well-known wine competition, will once again be graced by the presence of top international wine experts who, together with more than 100 local wine specialists, are tasked with judging the record amount of entries received this year.
What is it about a wine that gives it winning status? Is it the rich aromas or the silky tannins? Could it be the fruity character or the zesty acidity? Find out what makes a Veritas winning wine, by meeting the faces behind the experienced palates of the Veritas judges.