ACCOLADES

DEDICATED TO BETTER

Bosman Wines – and the expert winemakers behind them – have received worldwide recognition for the commitment to quality and craftsmanship.

Today, our wines continue to delight and inspire all who enjoy great wine and the Bosman experience.

See the recent local and international Bosman wine accolades and awards below:

GENERATION 8

GENERATION 8 CHENIN BLANC

2021 Platter 4* star
2020 Platter 4* star
2019 Platter 4* star
2018 Platter 4* star

GENERATION 8 CHENIN ROSÉ

2021 Platter 4* star
2020 Platter 4* star
2019 Platter 3.5* star
2018 Platter 3.5* star
2017 Platter 3.5* star

GENERATION 8 CABERNET SAUVIGNON

2020 Platter 3.5* star
2019 Platter 3.5* star
2018 Platter 3.5* star
2017 Platter 3.5* star

GENERATION 8 MERLOT

2020 Platter 3.5* star
2019 Platter 3.5* star
2018 Platter 3.5* star
2017 Platter 3.5* star

GENERATION 8 SHIRAZ

2020 Platter 3.5* star
2019 Platter 3.5* star
2018 Platter 3.5* star
2017 Platter 3.5* star

UPPER HEMEL-EN-AARDE

UPPER HEMEL-EN-AARDE SAUVIGNON BLANC

2020 Platter 4.5* star
2020 90 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2021)
2019 Platter 4.5* star
2018 Platter 4.5* star
2017 Platter 4.5* star
2017 Gold (Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards 2018)
2016 Platter 4.5* star

UPPER HEMEL-EN-AARDE CHARDONNAY

2020 Platter 4.5* star
2019 91 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2020)
2018 91 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2020)
2018 Platter 4* star

UPPER HEMEL-EN-AARDE PINOT NOIR

2020 Platter 4.5* star
2020 94 points (Winemag – Best of Category)
2020 94 points (Winemag – Top 10 Prescient report)
2019 Platter 4.5* star
2018 Platter 4* star
2017 91 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2019)
2016 90 points (Neal Martin, Vinous.com, Aug.2018)

MAGNUM OPUS PINOT NOIR

2018 Platter 4* star
2018 91 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2021)
2018 90+ (Mosaic Top 5 Pinot Noir Wine Awards)
2017 Platter 4.5* star
2017 91 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2020)

ADAMA

ADAMA WHITE

2020 Platter 4* star
2020 90 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2021)
2017 Platter 4* star
2017 91 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2018)
2016 91 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2019)
2016 Platter 4.5* star
2016 90 points (Winemag.co.za : Cape White Blend Report 2017)
2016 90 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2017)

ADAMA RED

2019 Platter 4.5* star
2018 Platter 4* star
2017 Platter 4* star
2017 89 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2018)
2016 Platter 4* star
2016 90 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2017)
2016 90 points (Decanter World Wine Awards 2016)
2015 86 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2016)
2013 91 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2014)
2013 Platter 4* star

SIGNATURE 

PINOTAGE

2016 Platter 4* star
2015 Platter 4* star
2014 90+ points (Wine Safari Score: Greg Sherwood MW)
2014 Trophy for Best Pinotage (Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2017)
2012 Platter 4*star
2011 South Africa’s Top 100 Wine Challenge – Top 100 selection
2010 93 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2014)
2010 South Africa’s Top 100 Wine Challenge – Top 100 selection
2010 Best Pinotage of Wellington Region (South African Terroir Awards 2012)

CABERNET SAUVIGNON

2016 Platter 4* star
2015 Platter 4.5* star
2014 Platter 4* star
2013 Platter 4* star
2011 90 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2016)
2008 Platter 4* star (2016)
2008 90 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2015)
2007 91 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2014)

ERFENIS

2017 94 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2020)
2016 94 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2019)
2015 Platter 4.5* star
2015 93 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2018)
2014 Top 10 (ABSA Perold Cape Blend competition 2017)
2014 93 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2017)
2012 93 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2016)
2012 Platter 4* star (2016)
2011 92 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2015)
2011 Platter 4.5*star
2011 South Africa’s Top 100 Wine Challenge – Top 100 selection
2010 94 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2014
2010 ABSA Perold Cape Blend Competition – Winner
2010 South Africa’s Top 100 Wine Challenge – Top 100 selection
2010 Platter 4.5*star

SITE SPECIFIC VINEYARDS

FIDES GRENACHE BLANC

2020 Platter 4.5* star
2020 91 points (Tim Atkins SA Report 2021)
2020 90+ points (Top 10 – Winemag)
2019 91 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2021)
2019 91 points (Minority Report 2021 – Winemag.co.za)
2019 Platter 4.5* star
2018 92 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2020)
2018 Platter 4.5* star
2017 92 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2019)
2017 Platter 4.5* star
2016 Most exciting wines of 2018 list (Decanter Magazine – Sarah Jane Evans MW)
2016 Best of 2018 – +50 best wines under 50 USD (Bloomberg)
2016 95+ points (Wine Safari Score: Greg Sherwood MW)
2016 93 points (www.winemag.co.za)
2016 Platter 4.5* star
2015 90 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2016)
2015 89 points (John Szabo, Master Sommellier)
2014 Platter 4*star (2016)
2013 92 points (Dr Jamie Goode 2016)

OPTENHORST CHENIN BLANC

2019 Gold Medal – Global Fine Wine Challenge 2021
2019 The Harold Eedes Trophy – Best Chenin Blanc on the Old Mutual Tropy Wine Show
2019 The Rosa Kruger Trophy – Best Old Vine Wine on the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show
2019 94 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2021)
2018 95 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2020)
2018 Platter 4.5* star
2017 Platter 4.5* star
2017 93 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2019)
2016 Platter 4.5* star
2016 93 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2018)
2015 95+ points (Wine Safari Score: Greg Sherwood MW)
2015 Platter 4.5* star
2015 92 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2017)
2014 Platter 4.5* star (2017)
2014 94 points (Dr Jamie Goode 2017)
2013 89 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2016)
2012 91 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2015)
2012 Platter 4.5* star
2012 Commended (Decanter World Wine Awards 2014)
2011 90 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2014)
2011 Gold & Trophy Winner – Museum Class Chenin Blanc (Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2016)
2010 5* star & best South African Chenin Blanc tasted – March/ April 2013, Perswijn (Netherlands)
2010 South Africa’s Top 100 Wine Challenge – Top 100 selection
2009 Best White in Wellington Region and Best Chenin Blanc in Wellington Region
(Wellington Quest for the Best)
2008 95 points (Miguel Chan Cape Wine Review)
2008 Best Chenin Blanc in the Paarl Region (SA Terroir Wine Awards 2009)
2007 Platter 3.5* star

TWYFELING CINSAUT

2019 Platter 4.5* star
2018 91 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2020)
2018 Platter 4.5* star
2017 Platter Award : Best cinsaut in the country (shared award)
2017 Platter 5* star
2017 92 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2019)
2016 Platter 4.5* star
2016 91 points (Tim Atkin MW)
2015 Platter 5* star (2017)
2015 93 points (Dr Jamie Goode 2016)

NERO

NERO D’AVOLA

2019 Platter 4* star
2018 Gilbert & Gailard Gold Medal
2018 90 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2021)
2018 Platter 4* star
2017 90 points (Winemag Presient Minority)
2017 91 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2020)
2017 Platter 4* star
2016 90 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2019)
2016 Platter 4* star
2015 Double Gold (Six Nations Wine Challenge 2017)
2015 91 points (Tim Atkin SA Report 2017)
2015 90 points (Neal Martin via Robert Parker)

BUBBLES

LOOSE CANNON

2017 Platter 4* star
2014 Platter 4* star

DESSERT

SOET STEEN

2019 92 points (Tim Atkin report 2020)

FARM AWARDS

2019 Ethical Company of the Year – Runner up (The Drinks Business Green Awards)

2016 Ethical Company of the Year – Winner (The Drinks Business Green Awards)

2015 IWC Trophy Award (Fairtrade) – Bosman Family Vineyards

2015 Ethical Company of the Year – Runner up (The Drinks Business Green Awards)

The Bosman Family have been vine growers in Wellington for 8 generations, their proud heritage forming the bedrock from which innovation and sustainability are a natural progression. 

Our Bosman wine accolades include local and international awards. Our expert winemakers are committed to producing excellent quality wine! 

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