For a second consecutive year, Boplaas Family Vineyards from Calitzdorp has had two wines chosen by the panel of judges at the TOP 100 SA Wines. This year the Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve 2012 & Boplaas Family Reserve Touriga Nacional 2012 take their position among South Africa’s TOP 100. Now in its fifth year, the […]
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’ 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.