TROPHY WINS FOR RIDGEBACK WINES AND PERDEBERG WINERY AT PAARL WINE CHALLENGE 2020

Ridgeback Wines and Perdeberg Winery walked off with the trophies for top red and top white respectively at the recently held Paarl Wine Challenge. This prestigious regional wine challenge has been showcasing the quality and terroir of the region for over two decades.


Paarl Wine Route, which is incorporated by Paarl Wine and Tourism, was extremely pleased with the record number of entries received and the positive feedback from the panel of judges. The wine route is grateful to all the participating producers as well as the competition’s sponsor Multi-Colour Corporation for the continued support that enabled them to host the competition this year.

The top twelve entries in alphabetical order were:
• Avondale Anima Chenin Blanc 2019
• Avondale Samsara Syrah Decade Edition 2010
• Babylonstoren Nebukadnesar 2018
• Babylonstoren Shiraz 2018
• Mellasat Tempranillo 2017
• Nederburg Auction Reserve Private Bin R163 Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

• Nederburg Private Bin Edelkeur 2007

• Perdeberg The Dry Land Collection Braveheart Chenin Blanc 2015

• Perdeberg The Dry Land Collection Courageous Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc 2019

• Perdeberg The Dry Land Collection Resolve Pinotage 2018

• Ridgeback Cabernet Franc 2017

• Windmeul T.P.D. Briers The Legend Collection Pinotage 2018

Top Red Winner: Ridgeback Cabernet Franc 2017
Top White Winner: Perdeberg The Dry Land Collection Courageous Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc 2019