THE 2021 VERITAS AWARD WINNERS

SPIER TAKES TOP HONOURS AT THE 2021 VERITAS AWARDS

At the 2021 Veritas Wine Awards held on Saturday 6 November, we were elated to receive top honours with the Duimpie Bayly Veritas Vertex Award for our 2018 Spier Creative Block 5. A Bordeaux-style blend, Creative Block 5 was selected as the overall champion wine from almost 1300 entries. Incredibly, this is the second time that Spier walks away with this trophy! We also received four Double Golds and five Golds for the following wines: 

Veritas Double Gold:
2015 Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc
2020 Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc
2018 Spier Frans K Smit White
2018 Spier Creative Block 5

Veritas Gold:
2013 Spier 21 Gables Sauvignon Blanc
2021 Spier Creative Block 2
2017 Spier Creative Block 3
2017 Spier Creative Block 5
2018 Spier Private Collection Cabernet Sauvignon (Woolworths)

These results mark a remarkable achievement for Cellar Master Johan Jordaan and the winemaking team - particularly in a year where a record number of 88 Double Gold medals were presented to wineries.

“What an absolute honour. I am blown away!” says Johan. “For Spier to be recognized for our craft in this way - and for the second time - is truly a testament to our team’s unwavering dedication in the vineyards and cellar. This is also the second time that a red Bordeaux-style wine clinches this top trophy, highlighting the immense potential for these varieties in the Cape.”