10 July 2009
138 Entries for 2009 Pinotage Top 10
138 wines have been entered into this years Top 10 Pinotage Competition; that's two fewer than last years record entry.
But there are a record 14 brands entering the competition for the first time. And three of them are from the north island of New Zealand!
There are 74 wines from the 2007 vintage, 30 from 2008 and 25 from 2006. The two oldest wines are from 2004 and the youngest (very) is a 2009 vintage.
Judging of the competition will take place from Wednesday 15 to Friday 17 July 2009 which is a three months earlier than previous years.