Boplaas Port awarded as regional winner in the port-style category at Terroir Awards 2018

Boplaas Family Vineyards, from the Klein Karoo in Calitzdorp, is synonymous with the benchmark Cape “Ports”, as well as table wines from Portuguese varieties, and has once again proven to be worthy of its reputation at this year’s prestigious Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards.


IWSC panel singles out ‘excellent’ Boplaas Whisky from global competitors

Boplaas Family Vineyards has emerged as champion of more than Port and the crafting of still wines following the historic success of its whisky at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London this week. After rigorous assessment by one of the world’s most esteemed panels of judges, Boplaas Whisky rated just under 90 points as “an outstanding example of excellent quality”.


Rave reviews for Boplaas from leading SA and US wine commentators

South African champion wine and port producer Boplaas Family Vineyards has received glowing reviews from two highly respected wine writers in recent days. The wines in question are Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve Ports and the 2015 Boplaas Gamka Red.


Leading SA winemakers get a rare taste of Douro wines

Top image: Pieter Ferreira, Andrea Mullineux, Rianie Strydom

Some of South Africa’s most talented winemakers were recently given rare insight to a broad range of world-class wines and ports at a special tasting hosted in Stellenbosch by local champion port maker Carel Nel.


Rare release highlights Boplaas port’s world class status

South African champion port producer Boplaas Family Vineyards has announced a special release that wine connoisseurs will be eager to get their hands on. Reflecting the unmistakable thread of consistent quality, Boplaas has re-launched its award-winning 2006 Cape Vintage Reserve Port along with the release of the 2016 vintage.


Gold for Boplaas Heritage White Muscadel 2013

For the 4th consecutive year, Boplaas was awarded a gold medal for its Heritage Muscadel at the SA Muscadel Challenge 2018.


Boplaas Port again takes top honours at Top 100 SA Wines

Boplaas Family Vineyards has achieved an outstanding performance at this year’s National Wine Challenge, securing no less than four entries to the esteemed competition’s list of Top 100 SA Wines. The renowned estate’s top performer was the Cape Vintage Reserve Port 2016, which received Double Platinum and the supreme title of Grand Cru National Champion Best in Class.


Boplaas releases a new ambassador for its cool climate wines

The renowned Boplaas family-owned winery has added to its portfolio of wines showcasing cool climates that occur among the mountainous stretches of the Little Karoo. Called Eerste Water, the remarkable Sauvignon Blanc reflects the diversity of excellent and unusual wines from this region famous for its arid beauty.


Boplaas Stoepsit Bistro excel at Gourmand Destination 2017 Awards

The Boplaas Stoepsit Bistro excelled at the annual Klein Karoo Gourmand Awards (Smulpaap – toekennings) scooping up the 2017 Gourmand Destination Award in the category Bubbling Under – for up-and-coming new businesses.  The awards took place on the 16th of March at the Village Trading Post.


Boplaas releases the world’s first Port-infused gin in South Africa

The world’s first premium Port-infused gin has been released by Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp, South Africa. Having become synonymous with world-class Cape Port, table wines and spirits, Boplaas has now brought its skill and innovation to the crafting of this one-of-a-kind, class leading gin.

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Boplaas is situated in Calitzdorp, a small picturesque village in the Southern Cape in the majestic Little Karoo. The Nel family is part of a rich legacy that reaches back to 1880. Boplaas is a family concern with Carel Nel, a Cape Wine Master, as owner and cellar master.
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