2008

Besides the national Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards certificates, the top wines were also selected in the different categories identified for the Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards.

2008 Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards category winners are:

Robertson District and Swellendam District Terroir Awards

Top Chardonnay: De Wetshof D’Honneur Chardonnay 2005
Top Colombar: Bon Courage Andre Fame Colombar 2008
Top White Blend: McGregor Colombar/Chardonnay 2008

Breedekloof District and Worcester District Terroir Awards

Top Colombar: Nuy Colombar 2008
Top Chardonnay: Avondrood Chardonnay 2007
Top Sauvignon Blanc: Avondrood Sauvignon Blanc 2008
Top Merlot: Jasons Hill Merlot 2006
Top Pinotage: Bergsig Pinotage 2005
Top Grenache: Jasons Hill Grenache 2007
Top Barbera: Riverstone Family Reserve Barbera 2006
Top Dessert wine: Nuy Wit Muskadel 2005

Klein Karoo Region, Swartberg and Prins Albert Wards Terroir Awards

None

Constantia Ward and Cape Point District Terroir Awards

Top Red Wine: Klein Constantia Marlbrooke 2006
Top White Wine: Groot Constantia Gouverneurs Chardonnay 2007
Top Natural Sweet Wine: Klein Constantia Vin de Constance 2004

Durbanville Ward and Philadelphia Ward Terroir Awards

Top Red Wine: Meerendal Bin 159 Shiraz 2006
Top White Wine: De Grendel Winifred 2007

Paarl District Terroir Awards (including the wards below)

Top Chenin Blanc: Optenhorst Chenin Blanc 2007 (Bosman Family Vineyards)
Top Viognier: Vrede and Lust Viognier 2008
Top Chardonnay: Grand Provence Chardonnay 2006
Top Red Blend: Vrede en Lust Classic 2004
Top Merlot: Noble Hill Merlot 2005
Top Malbec: Anura Malbec 2005
Top Shiraz: La Cave Shiraz 2005
Top Pinotage: Signatures of Doolhof Pinotage 2006
Top Cabernet Sauvignon: Grand Provence Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
Top Rosé: Lisha Nelson Rosé 2008

Franschhoek Valley Ward and Simonsberg-Paarl Ward Terroir Awards

Top Red Wine: Grand Provence Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
Top White Wine: Grand Provence Chardonnay 2006

Wellington Ward and Voor-Paardeberg Ward Terroir Awards

Top Red Wine: Signatures of Doolhof Pinotage 2006
Top White Wine: Optenhorst Chenin Blanc 2007

Stellenbosch District Terroir Awards (including the wards below)

Top Chenin Blanc: Fort Simon Chenin Blanc 2007
Top Sauvignon Blanc: Goede Hoop Sauvignon Blanc 2007
Top Red Blend: Middelvlei Momberg 2005
Top Malbec: Morkel Malbec 2006
Top Shiraz: Fort Simon Shiraz 2005 and 2004
Top Natural Sweet Wine: Lord Neethling Weisser Riesling Noble Late Harvest 2006

Jonkershoek Ward and Banghoek Ward Terroir Awards

None

Devon Valley, Papegaaiberg and Polkadraai Hills Ward Terroir Awards

None

Simonsberg-Stellenbosch Ward Terroir Awards

Top Red Wine: Knorhoek Reserve 2004

Bottelary Ward Terroir Awards

Top Red Wine: Morkel Petit Verdot 2005
Top White Wine: Goedehoop Sauvignon Blanc 2007

Swartland District and Darling District Terroir Awards

Top White Wine: Kumkani Lanner Hill Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2007

Tulbagh District and Ceres Ward Terroir Awards

None

Olifants River Region and Cederberg Ward Terroir Awards

Top Red Wine: Cederberg Shiraz 2006

Walker Bay, Overberg, Cape Agulhas and Bot River Districts Terroir Awards

Top Red Wine: Hermanuspietersfontein Swartskaap 2006
Top White Wine: Strandveld Vineyards Adamastor 2007