With outstanding outcomes in recent wine competitions, Merwida has once again stepped forward.
These outcomes confirm our conviction that Breede River Valley wines are among the finest in South Africa and can compete with the best, and this is something we are extremely proud of. We would like to congratulate our entire team for these amazing results, and we cannot wait to share these wines with you.
Veritas Wine Awards 2022
We created history at the Veritas Awards this year by becoming the first producer in the competition’s 32-year history to receive a double gold medal for a Rosé!
The wine that accomplished this amazing achievement is our Vlei Vygie Pinotage Rosé 2022, a wine in our Papenkuils Wine Range. Our Merwida White Muscadel 2021 and Merwida Sauvignon Blanc 2022 both received gold medals.
Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards
Now, in its 26th year, Africa’s largest wine and spirits competition, Michelangelo remains unique in Africa, in that all judges are hand-picked wine experts, hailing from five different continents.
All entries are judged blind by panels of 5 judges, using the 100-point international recognised OIV judging system.
Merwida was awarded the following medals:
Double Gold – Papenkuils Kukumakranka Chardonnay 2022
Gold – Merwida Sauvignon Blanc 2022
Gold – Merwida Chardonnay 2022
Gold – Papenkuils Vlei Vygie Pinotage Rosé 2022
Gold – Merwida Barbera 2020
Gold – Huis Te Merwede Rooi 2021