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Boschendal Museum Class Wine Takes Top-honours at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge

13 September 2019 - A Museum Class Cap Classique from Boschendal, the renowned Franschhoek wine estate, was crowned overall winner at this year’s Amorim Cap Classique Challenge. The winning wine is Boschendal’s Jean le Long Prestige Cuvée 2008... READ MORE

Judging Amorim Cap Classique a Highlight in Sydney’s Search for the Perfect Bubble

26 August 2019 - Sydney Mello, one of the South African winemakers who has benefited from the Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé programme, found himself in the judge’s seat this year as an associate judge for the 2019 Amorim Cap Classique Challenge... READ MORE

Celebrate #CapClassiqueDay on 1 September!

6 August 2019 - It is with great bubbly excitement that we announce #CapClassiqueDay which will take place every year on the 1st September from now on. This is a day where we can come together and share all the excitement that is Cap Classique through our combined digital channels and celebrate Spring Day... READ MORE

Domaine des Dieux again takes Top Spot at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge

28 September 2018 - In a repeat performance from 2014, Domaine des Dieux, the boutique wine producer in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley near Hermanus, was crowned as South Africa’s best Cap Classique exponent at this year’s Amorim Cap Classique Challenge... READ MORE

Amorim Cork MCC Challenge Results 2018

28 September 2018 - Certificates and trophies were awarded to the best achievers in the 2018 Amorim Cork MCC Challenge. The competition, now in its 17th year, highlights the quality of South African Cap Classique and also the progress made by our MCC producers... READ MORE

Entries open for South Africa’s Top Sparkling Wine Competition

20 June 2018 - Méthode Cap Classique producers have until 20 July to submit their wines for this year’s Amorim Méthode Cap Classique Challenge, the only competition dedicated exclusively to honouring Cap Classique wines... READ MORE

Robertson Wine Valley toasts to success at the 2017 Amorim Cap Classique Challenge

27 September 2017 - The Robertson Wine Valley deservedly walked away with a class winner in the Museum Class, two Gold Awards and nine Silver Awards. The highly sought-after Frans Malan Legacy Trophy was also bestowed on a producer from the Robertson Wine valley.... READ MORE

Simonsig Takes Top Honours for Record-Breaking 4th time at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge

18 September 2017 - Simonsig Estate, the pioneering Stellenbosch winery responsible for making the first Méthode Cap Classique wine, became the most-awarded cellar in the history of the Amorim Cap Classique Challenge by winning the competition’s Best Producer Award for the fourth time.... READ MORE

Anura’s Brute of an MCC Pops into Top Spot at Cap Classique Awards

15 September 2016 - The Paarl wine region brought the sparkle to this year’s Cap Classique Challenge with Anura Vineyards’ MCC Brut 2011 winning the award for Best Producer as well as coming out tops in the category for Best Blended Brut ... READ MORE