Amorim Cap Classique Challenge

The Amorim Cap Classique Challenge is South Africa's leading event affording recognition to the country's astounding array of naturally-fermented sparkling wines, known as Méthode Cap Classique.

Held annually since 2002, the Cap Classique Challenge shares the same values as Amorim Cork, namely a commitment to excellence and the relentless pursuit of ultimate quality in a quality natural product. Judging is conducted in July by a team of experts, with the competition results announced in September. Entry is not limited to members of the Cap Classique Producers Association.

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Important Dates & Entering

Rules, Entry Fees & Procedures Entry Form for 2021

Closing date for entries

14 July 2021

Closing date for late entries

23 July 2021

Delivery of samples

2 & 3 August 2021

Judging of wines

11 -13 August 2021

2020 Medal Winners

We are proud to announce all the medal winners of the Amorim Cap Classique Challenge HERE.

Trophy Winners

Plettenberg Bay winery Newstead Wines has become the first producer outside of the traditional Western Cape winelands to be crowned overall winner of the Amorim Cap Classique Challenge. READ MORE.

Previous Winners

To view a list of previous winners along with videos and photos CLICK HERE.

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