The Bellingham Bernard Series Small Barrel SMV 2014 was chosen as one of the 3 best red Shiraz blends in South Africa. Our Bernard series Basket press Shiraz 2015 was among the Top 20 chosen. A wonderful achievement for the winery who made the first Shiraz in South Africa.
Shiraz SA is the official association and mouthpiece for all producers and aficionados of South African Shiraz. The organization is devoted to creating an awareness for the superior and award-winning wines produced locally from this noble cultivar. A number of events are presented to keep its members abreast of international trends and developments as well as providing consumers with the opportunity to get acquainted with the many different styles and interpretations of South African Shiraz.
Shiraz is a variety that is not just limited to certain growing areas in South Africa and can be found in all the wine regions. It is the one cultivar that has shown a remarkable growth in terms of plantings, new brands and entries at wine shows and competitions. And apart from the many single cultivar wines found in the market place, South African Shiraz is also renowned for the vast number of blends it is utilized in.
(Exceprt taken from http://shirazsa.co.za/)