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Driven by innovation and fuelled to make products our consumers can believe in, KWV is proud to feature locally and globally for its range of award-winning wines and spirits.

Rare and vintage KWV wines sold at inaugural auction

An exceptionally rare bottle of KWV Reserve Port 1929 was auctioned for a remarkable R25,000 at KWV’s first-ever auction held in the iconic Cathedral Cellar on 7 March. This bottle was the final marquee lot, serving as the grand finale in an evening marked by spirited bidding. The auction, notable for achieving a rarely seen “white glove sale”—a term denoting the sale of every lot—was imbued with an extra layer of significance as all the profits were pledged to the Paarl-based nonprofit organisation, NationBuilder (previously known as Valcare).

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KWV emerges triumphant at the Veritas Awards 2023, maintaining a winning streak

Cape Town, South Africa – October 14, 2023 – KWV, a name synonymous with excellence in wine and spirits, has once again dominated the prestigious 33rd Veritas Awards, showcasing its remarkable consistency and unwavering commitment to quality. This Paarl-based producer’s performance at the event earned them the title of “Best Producer” and it was also named Best Achiever for 11 or more wines entered. KWV reaffirmed its position as a leader in the industry with an impressive six Double Gold medals and nine Gold medals for its unfortified wines, three Double Golds and four Golds for its brandy and one Double Gold in the Fortified Wine category.

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KWV’s outstanding performance in the Tim Atkin 2023 South Africa Report highlights a tradition of excellence

KWV, a cornerstone of South African winemaking, has once again demonstrated its exceptional prowess in the prestigious Tim Atkin 2023 South Africa Report. In his latest report, this British Master of Wine (MW) underscores KWV’s continued commitment to producing top-tier wines, as evidenced by a range of high scores awarded to its wines. This accomplishment follows KWV’s Chief Viticulturist, Marco Ventrella, being honoured as the Best Viticulturist in the 2021 report and the consistent recognition of its wines.

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KWV TAKES CHAMPION RED BLEND AT PRESTIGIOUS SA NATIONAL YOUNG WINE SHOW

The Champion Red Blend of 2021 belongs to KWV. This notable achievement was
announced at the 2021 SA National Young Wine Show, presented by Agri-Expo, where this
Paarl-based producer was awarded the prestigious Vine Products Trophy for SA Champion
Red Blend for its KWV Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon/Petite Sirah/Petit Verdot/Cabernet Franc
(wooded). In addition to this phenomenal accomplishment, KWV also celebrates being
named Category Winner for Other Red for its Petite Sirah.

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