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The 2017 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show judging was described as “the most fair and respectful wine show for the wines in all the world”, by Eduardo Brethauer, 2017 judge and wine journalist from Chile. In the clip above watch the process, hear international judges’ comments and share the success of the important players in the South African wine industry.

Audio bytes:

Francois Rautenbach – SA Judge
Heads up the ‘Singita Premier Wine Direct’ programme for Singita Game Reserves, sourcing and supplying wines for the Singita properties in Southern and East Africa.

James Pietersen – SA Judge
SA Portfolio Manager for Wine Cellar.

Narina Cloete – SA Judge
Winemaker at Blaauwklippen Agricultural Estate.

Nkulu Mkhwanazi – SA Judge
Durban-based wine educator and KZN wine ambassador for various top South African wineries.

Heidi Duminy – SA Judge
Cape Wine Master and wine communications specialist recognised for her particular expertise in Champagne and sparkling wine.


Listen to the 2016 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show Public Tastings with Michael Fridjhon.

2016 AV:


Interviews with the 2015 Judges:

Michael Fridjhon – Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

John Gilman – Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

Johann Fourie – Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

Lisa Perrotti-Brown – Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

Steven Spurrier – Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

2015 AV:

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Special Events

Johannesburg Public Tasting
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Cape Town Public Tasting
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