Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp was selected as one of the few wineries in South Africa to be tasted by the world-renowned British wine writer, critic and Master of Wine, Jancis Robinson, when she visited the country in January 2015. Robinson gives ratings based on the wine at the time of the tasting as well […]
Touriga Nacional King of the Portuguese vines
With a mere 100 hectares or so planted in South Africa, Touriga Nacional, is widely regarded as Portugal’s premier grape variety possessing the ability to craft exceptionally full-bodied, yet elegant wines such as the Boplaas Gamka & Boplaas Family Reserve Touriga Nacional. Portugal possesses a cornucopia of vine varieties which over the millenia have adapted […]
Boplaas’ distilling heritage dates back to 1880; when current owner, Carel Nel’s great-great grandfather exported his first consignment of fine Boplaas Brandy to England. Boplaas also became the first cellar to release an Estate Brandy.