Wine Spectator’s Top 100 of 2017 – two SA wines

November 21, 2017
by Christian
in News
with 5 Comments

wsEach year, the editors of US publication Wine Spectator  survey the wines reviewed over the previous 12 months and select their Top 100, based on quality, value, availability and excitement. This annual list honors successful wineries, regions and vintages around the world.

SA took two places in 2017:
49. Rust en Vrede Syrah 2014 – score: 92
100. Sadie Family ‘T Voetpad 2015 – score: 95

To read the list in full, click here.

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  1. joeNovember 23, 2017 at 3:57 amReply

    Thanks, Kwispedoor. That explains that price discrepancy between US retail and cellar-door :)

  2. Savvas ThemistocleousNovember 22, 2017 at 2:16 pmReply

    We have stock at Life Grand Cafe in Pretoria for our Patrons.

  3. joeNovember 21, 2017 at 9:36 pmReply

    Kwispedoor: Where is it possible to buy the ‘T Voetpad 2015 in SA? (I live in the US now, but may visit SA soon, and would like to grab a bottle when I’m there if possible!)

    • KwispedoorNovember 22, 2017 at 6:54 amReply

      Unfortunately only from private collectors, I think Joe. It sells out within about a week at most from release every year if you consider all the possible buying options. And getting a private collector that will part with them will be tricky.

  4. KwispedoorNovember 21, 2017 at 7:09 pmReply

    The ranking of those two wines made no sense to me, until I saw that the ‘T Voetpad goes for $67 in the States. Thank you Eben for making the wine affordable to Saffer wine lovers!

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