Boplaas Family Vineyards – Port Kings at Veritas Boplaas Family Vineyards from the quaint Klein Karoo hamlet of Calitzdorp, have once again proved that they are amongst the Cape’s finest producers by garnering three double gold, one gold medal and a silver medal from their seven entries entered at Veritas 2011. Veritas, South Africa’s largest and most [..]
Boplaas one of Top 10 wines for National Braai Day by Food24 Is there anything better than a ‘tjop ‘n dop’ on National Braai Day? Of course not and in my book, it’s even better if the ‘dop’ is wine and not beer. It’s thirsty work braaiing so try and remember that wine is stronger [..]
The Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve Port 2006 has proved it mettle as being one of the best Ports in the Cape, by garnering the highest accolades in all competitions it entered. The accolades started to befall this fine Cape Port in 2006, when this wine was crowned South African Champion Port at the South African [..]
A vertical is always special; one of Cape Vintage Ports is more than that, it’s a new experience. The opportunity for such an experience was afforded to a small group of wine folk by Carel Nel (pictured) and family of Boplaas Calitzdorp, surely a name to conjure up some of the best Cape Port styles [..]
This year is also the ABSA Calitzdorp Port and Wine Festival, which will be held from the 16th to 18th June. For more information on activities, exhibitors and much more visit www.portwinefestival.co.za or contact Boplaas on 044-2133326.
Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp has once again proven that their Cape Ports are a cut above the rest, by garnering star ratings of 4 or more stars for four of their Cape Ports in the June issue of WINE magazine. The Boplaas Cape Tawny Port 1997 – a Colheita which spent 12 years in [..]
The Boplaas Cool Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2009 was chosen as one of the top 10 Sauvignon Blanc’s at this year’s Bartho Eksteen Sauvignon Blanc Challenge. It got the 4th highest score overall.
Carel and Margaux Nel the father and daughter winemaking team from Boplaas visited the Douro Valley recently during the harvest.
Boplaas Family Vineyards from Calitzdorp has proven its track record for producing the finest Cape Ports.
Excellent value for money, great diversity and a record number of white wines, was the hallmark of the 26th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild auction held in the Stellenbosch winelands over the weekend. While the overall turnover was down on the record highs of 2009, well established brands continued to fetch exceptionally good prices.