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SAA Wine Awards 2016

February 23, 2016
by Christian
in News
with 3 Comments

SAA-logoSouth African Airways recently announced the winners of its annual wine awards arising out of its onboard wine selection for 2016. The winners were:

White Wine: Orange River Colombard 2015
Red Wine: Kranskop Merlot 2013
Mèthode Cap Classic: Avondale Armilla Blanc de Blanc 2009 & Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel 2011 (joint winners)
Fortified: KWV Cape Tawny N/V
SAA Chairperson’s Award (biggest volume purchased): The Cape Wine Company
SAA CEO’s Award (best producer): Accolade Wines SA and KWV SA

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  1. LloydFebruary 23, 2016 at 9:37 pmReply

    Who actually looks at these dubious results with much interest?

  2. KwispedoorFebruary 23, 2016 at 8:39 pmReply

    Who audited this mess, the EFF?

  3. David de VilliersFebruary 23, 2016 at 9:12 amReply

    Wasn’t there a shit-storm last year when the results were determined by how much an SAA official was bribed?

    Is it the same process this year? – people with agendas and who earn money from the system determine which wines do well?

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