With its rigorous judging process, by top wine experts from across the globe, the DWWA is the world’s largest and most influential wine contest.
For 28 consecutive days in August, 116 expert wine judges, including 37 Masters of Wine and nine Master Sommeliers, took part in Decanter World Wine Awards 2020 judging month to blind taste and evaluate 16,518 wines from 56 countries.https://www.decanter.com/decanter-world-wine-awards/how-the-worlds-largest-wine-tasting-competition-was-made-possible-during-a-pandemic-445154/
With tough competition and strict scoring benchmarks, we are really pleased that four of our wines received accolades:-
- Barrel Select Reserve Chenin Blanc 2018 – 91 points – Silver
- Barrel Select Reserve Pinotage 2016 – 93 points – Silver
- Barrel Select Reserve Cape Blend 2016 – 93 points – Silver
- Estate Range Cape Blend 2018 – 90 points – Silver
The prestige of being acknowledged in such a respected contest definitely keeps quality South African wines top of mind globally, and we are most grateful, and proud of these ratings.