2020 Awards Season

Glen Carlou Awards

Glen Carlou secures more Gold Medals! The results are in for the Michelangelo Wine Awards, the International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) and the Novare SA Terroir Awards.

The Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, now in it’s 24th year, is the biggest competition of it’s kind in Africa and a premier showcase for globally competitive wine and spirits in the Southern Hemisphere. Since the start of the competition in 1997, more than 170 different judges from 46 countries (more recently including Russia, Romania and China) have served on the panel.

This year our 2018 Grand Classique was awarded a Double Gold Medal in the competition while our 2020 Sauvignon Blanc2019 Merlot and our single-vineyard 2017 Gravel Quarry Cabernet Sauvignon were all awarded Gold medals. 

In the 2020 International Wine & Spirits Competition, the Glen Carlou 2018 Syrah was awarded a Gold Medal, scoring 95 points. Furthermore, The Collection Pinotage and Collection Verdelho were both awarded Bronze medals in this international showcase.

The spectacular single-vineyard natural ferment 2017 Gravel Quarry Cabernet Sauvignon now has an impressive list of accolades shining bright. This season this wine has been awarded a 96 point Decanter Gold Medal, a Tim Atkin (MW) Medal of Excellence scoring 91 points and was the Paarl Area winner in the category Cabernet Sauvignon at the 2020 Novare SA Terroir Awards.

The 2017 vintage was winemaker Johnnie Calitz’s first vintage at Glen Carlou and we are immensely proud of Johnnie, Marius and their teams.

These award-winning wines are all available in our online wine store and in our Tasting Room.

View our full 2020 Awards list here:

2020 Glen Carlou Awards List
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