02 October 2021

Pinotage Rosé 2021 Competition Winners

Winners of the The Pinotage Rosé competition, which was first held in 2017, are  

Beyerskloof Pinotage Dry Rosé 2021 - 

WO Western Cape, Winemakers: Anri Truter, Elsa du Plessis


Du Toitskloof Pinotage Rosé 2021 - 

WO Western Cape, Winemaker: Shawn Thomson


Jakkalsvlei Pinotage Rosé  2021-

WO Western Cape, Winemaker: Louis van der Riet


Maastricht Pinotage Rosé 2021 –

WO Western Cape, Winemaker: Thys Louw

Rooiberg Winery Pinotage Rosé 2021 –

WO Robertson, Winemaker: André Scriven

The 2021 Pinotage Rosé competition had over 27 entries. The panel of judges were Wilhelm Pienaar, Wikus Human, Rüdger van Wyk, Elsa du Plessis and Charles Hopkins. 


De Wet Viljoen, Vice-Chairman of the Pinotage Association, said “Pinotage Rosé proves that rosés do not represent one consistent wine style.  The winemakers have stepped up and truly showcase how delicate Pinotage can be.  We should start marketing these amazing wines more aggressively.”


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