Wine & Wineries

GOLD MEDALS

DU TOITSKLOOF WINES

    DURBANVILLE HILLS RECEIVES GOLD ACROSS WINE RANGE Durbanville Hills Wines received three gold medals across its three wine ranges at the 15th annual Michelangelo International Wine Awards. A panel of international judges bestowed these on the 2011 Durbanville Hills Sauvignon Blanc, the 2008 Rhinofields Merlot and the 2008 Caapmans Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot blend. The 2011 Durbanville Hills Merlot Rosé, 2009 Rhinofields Chardonnay and 2009 Rhinofields Outer Valley Sauvignon Blanc received silver. Cellar master Martin Moore said he was delighted with the result especially as each of the three gold awards went to a different range. “Since our first vintage in 1999 we’ve extended our