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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. The Domaine des Dieux Claudia Brut MCC 2012, a blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, won the category for Best Brut Blend as well as Best Producer. 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. Amorim Cork SA, which is sponsoring the event for the 17th consecutive year, is the convenor of this unique wine competition in conjunction with the Cap Classique Producers Association... READ MORE

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

27 September 2017 - The recently released results of the prestigious Amorim Cap Classique Challenge, has got the Robertson Wine Valley bubbling with pride. 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