The Vitis Vinifera Awards 2023, a gathering of experts and aficionados in the realm of wine and spirits, recently concluded an extensive tasting at the beautiful Lanzerac Estate in Stellenbosch. This event showcased the very best in oenology and distillation.
The judging panel for this year’s awards was a distinguished assembly of industry experts, and included 7 Cape Wine Masters, namely Conrad Louw CWM (chairperson), Meryl Weaver, Lizette Tolken CWM, Nina-Mari Bruwer, Anton Swarts, Dave March and Dr. Caroline Snyman.
This panel brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to the judging process, ensuring that the finest wines and spirits were recognised.
The event continues to be a testament to the industry’s enduring legacy of craftsmanship, innovation, and camaraderie. For more information about the Vitis Vinifera Awards, please visit https://www.vitisawards.com/.
FLTR: Lizette Tolken CWM, Meryl Weaver CWM, Dr. Carla Weightman, Dave March CWM, Nomonde Kubheka, Anton Swarts CWM, Cathy van Zyl MW, Conrad Louw CWM – Chairperson, Nina-Mari Bruwer CWM, Joseph Dhafana – Sommelier, Dr. Mare-Loe Prinsloo, Dr. Caroline Snyman CWM