Bouchard Finlayson’s Latest Vintages Get The Nod From James Suckling

Renowned international wine critic James Suckling has announced the latest ratings in his annual showcase of the great wines of the world on


Bouchard Finlayson Announces Winners Of The Wine and Art Competition

Bouchard Finlayson has congratulated the winners of the 2018 Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award. The owners of Bouchard Finlayson, the Tollman family, has supported the competition as sponsor over the past five years.


Bouchard Finlayson Rated ‘Best Pinot Noir’ in 2018 SAWi Awards

Bouchard Finlayson’s Galpin Peak Pinot Noir has once again been ranked as the top Pinot Noir in South Africa, scoring a full 100 marks in the 2018 South African Wine Index Fine Wine Awards (SAWi).  Recognised globally for its quality, excellence and consistency, the Galpin Peak has now held the No. 1 spot for 10 years in a row, this year also scoring the 12thhighest points across all categories in the Fine Wine Awards.


Bouchard Finlayson 2016 Galpin Peak Pinot Noir Voted Best SA Red Wine


Bouchard Finlayson has received global acclaim in the International Wine Challenge (IWC) 2018 for the 2016 vintage of its flagship Galpin Peak Pinot Noir, not only taking a GOLD medal, but also winning Trophies as BEST SA PINOT NOIR, as well as BEST SA RED.


Bouchard Finlayson Galpin Peak Pinot Noir 2016 paired with Abalone Risotto

Bouchard Finlayson wines are known as ‘food wines’ and nothing beats a glass of the award-winning Bouchard Finlayson Galpin Peak Pinor Noir 2016 paired with sustainably sourced Abalone Risotto, enjoyed on the beach at Kwaaiwater in Hermanus.


Pairing Abalone With The Fine Wines Of Bouchard Finlayson

Pairing wine with seafood isn’t a difficult task, but have you ever tried pairing wine with one of South Africa’s most sought-after invertebrates, namely Abalone?


Bouchard Finlayson Whites Win Wine-Of-The-Month Blind Tastings

Two of Bouchard Finlayson’s white wines have just received the highest accolade from South Africa’s longest standing and largest wine club, the Wine-of-the-Month Club, winning tastings in both the Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc categories. Started in 1986, a panel of 10 independent expert wine judges to taste and score the wines blind, ensuring that each judge remains completely unbiased.


A Visit to Bouchard Finlayson: The Home of Pinot Noir

Tucked away into the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley that leads down to Walker Bay and the historic fishing and renowned whale-watching town of Hermanus is Bouchard Finlayson.


Bouchard Finlayson Hannibal Comes of Age

Eighteen years after Bouchard Finlayson founder Peter Finlayson produced the maiden vintage of Hannibal, the 2016 vintage of this unique red blend has just been released.


Bouchard Finlayson Releases Flagship 2016 Galpin Peak Pinot Noir

Bouchard Finlayson has released the 2016 vintage of its flagship Galpin Peak Pinot Noir. Tasting notes describe first impressions of the wine as having ‘an earthiness on the nose, followed by excellent colour and bold palate complexity. Dark red fruit with a savoury mixture of cherries, plums and cinnamon drift into an extended palate feel, whilst 11 months in French oak barrels will allow for an extended maturation.’

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