The Cap Classique Producers
Association (CCPA) was established in 1992 by a group of like-minded
producers who share a passion for bottle-fermented sparkling wines, made
according to the traditional method (Méthode Champenoise). Their version is
to promote South Africa’s premium Méthode Cap Classique (MCC) wines, as
well as the common interests of the producers. They also intend to establish
MCC as a generic term to describe these wines, ensuring that it is
recognized both locally and in the international marketplace.
The Association is constantly
striving to improve the quality standards of all the members’ wines made
according to this classic bottle-fermentation method. Part of achieving this
goal is the establishment of technical criteria and organoleptic approval of
Significantly, all the serious
producers of Cap Classique are members of the Association and they share a
common objective of cultural and educational upliftment of the community.