South Africa storms ahead in IWSC 2015

15th September, 2015 by Gabriel Stone

South African wine producers are celebrating “exceptional” results from this year’s International Wine & Spirit Competition, as the country achieved a 50% increase in Gold medals.

The 2015 results were released to coincide with the start of this week’s Cape Wine event in Cape Town, where IWSC judge Dr Winifred Bowman will host a tasting of medal winners in the Speakers’ Corner zone at 4.30pm on the opening day, Tuesday 15 September.

Among the themes that emerged this year was the success of single varietal wines, with KWV winning Gold for The Mentors Petit Verdot 2012, Benguela Cove’s Shiraz 2014 also taking home a Gold, and a Gold Outstanding medal going to Cederberg’s Driehoek Shiraz 2012.

Other recipients of a Gold Outstanding award, the Competition’s….

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