History in the making – Boplaas producing a fortified Hanepoot from vines planted in 1932
Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp is making history today, with the harvesting of Hanepoot grapes from vines planted in 1932 by Tom Brink in the Calitzdorp Valley. This is one of the oldest vineyards in the valley and in the Country. The Calitzdorp area is renowned for producing world-class red wines, dessert wines and Port […]
Boplaas scores in top bracket by Jancis Robinson
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 […]
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.