27 Sep Alvis Drift awarded at the 2021 Gold Wine Awards
The 8th annual 2021 Gold Wine Awards took place in mid-September 2021 at the Neethlingshof Wine Estate. The assembled panel of adjudicators were mostly retail specialists and were tasked with finding vinous value at R180 and below, in a double-blind tasting. Alvis Drift was awarded 6 Gold Awards for the following wines.
Alvi’s Drift Signature Sauvignon Blanc 2021
Alvi’s Drift Signature Pinotage Rosé 2021
Alvi’s Drift Signature Pinotage 2020
Alvi’s Drift Signature Merlot 2020
Alvi’s Drift Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2020
Alvi’s Drift Signature Shiraz 2020
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The convenor chose panelists with extensive retail experience. These are the people in the industry making their living from understanding the flavour profiles and price points of the wines they need to stock.
The judges on the panel were: Karel Wegner from GetWine, Rebecca Constable from Woolworths, Caroline Rillema from Caroline’s Fine Wine Cellar, Joseph Dhafana an experienced Sommelier, Gregory Mutambe sommelier and regular taster for Wine of the Month Club, Jacques Lombard owner of Winebrands, Chris Groenewald the owner of Pounding Grape and the manager at Culture Wine Bar, Ralph Renolds Sommelier at Aubergine Restaurant and Cape Wine Master Lizette Tolken.