The results of the 20th annual Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show were announced on a special edition of the Dan Really Likes Wine show this afternoon, Wednesday 30 June.
Broadcast from The Houghton in Johannesburg, the live online event included the on-screen participation of the leading category winners as well as several of the judges.
The awards were judged by a panel of South African wine industry experts, headed by chairman Michael Fridjhon.
The list of trophy and gold medal winners can be found below.
• Old Mutual Trophy for Most Successful Producer Overall: Diemersdal Estate
• Trophy for Best Cabernet Franc, Old Mutual Trophy for Discovery of the Show / Best Value Gold Medallist, and Old Mutual Trophy for Best Red Wine Overall: Thokozani Cabernet Franc 2019 (Diemersfontein)
• Miele Trophy for Best Chardonnay and Old Mutual Trophy for Best White Wine Overall: De Grendel Op die Berg Chardonnay 2020
• Sowetan Trophy for Best Sparkling Wine: Paul René Méthode Cap Classique Chardonnay Brut 2017
• Harold Eedes Trophy for Best Chenin Blanc and Rosa Kruger Trophy for Best Old Vine Wine: Bosman Optenhorst Chenin Blanc 2019
• American Express Trophy for Best Cabernet Sauvignon: Oldenburg Rondekop Per Se Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
• Riedel Trophy for Best Bordeaux-Style Red Blend: Buitenverwachting Meifort 2018
• Trophy for Best Niche Red: Dunstone Reserve Grenache 2018
• Business Day Trophy for Best Shiraz: Trizanne Signature Wines Reserve Syrah 2019
• Sunday Times Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc: Groote Post Seasalter Sauvignon Blanc 2019
• Tony Mossop Trophy for Best Cape Port: Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve 2017
• Old Mutual Trophy for Best Pinotage: Diemersdal Pinotage Reserve 2019
• Trophy for Best Semillon Old Road Wine Co. Grand-Mére Semillon 2017 (Old Vines)
•Financial Mail Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Blend: Delaire Graff White Reserve 2018
• Trophy for Best Other White Blend: Stark-Condé Field Blend 2020
• Trophy for Best Museum Class Sauvignon Blanc: The Berrio Sauvignon Blanc 2006
• Trophy for Best Museum Class White Blend: Elgin Vintners The Century Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2017