More Top 100 judging

St James

Yesterday was another glorious day, most of which was spent judging wines.

This year’s Top 100 South African Wines has seen a higher standard of entries than last year. In part, this reflects the fast pace of change here: South African wines are getting better each year at the top end.

But it probably also stems from the increased confidence in the competition: last year, many people didn’t enter because they weren’t sure it would succeed.

I’ve enjoyed judging a lot. It’s a great setting here in St James, Cape Town. Literally yards from the sea, it’s easy to relax between sessions. And the judges are great. We have really enjoyed our interactions.

 

1 comment to More Top 100 judging

  • keith prothero

    It will be very interesting to learn what wines and wineries did enter. It was the high cost of entry and terms that put many off last year.

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