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“Novare Equity Partners is an established private equity fund advisor focused on retail and commercial property developments in sub-Saharan Africa that deliver superior long-term investment returns for mainly institutional clients. Because wine-making and investment have much in common - requiring patience, skill and intuition – Novare Equity Partners is proud to be associated with the prestigious Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards as its sole sponsor.”

Derrick Roper, Novare Equity Partners

About the awards

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The Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards honours the wines which truly portray South Africa's different wine growing areas.

Terroir has been the 'buzzword' among wine aficionados for several years now. The basic concept is to discover wines that best reflect the terroir in which they are produced.

Since the strict rules of producing vineyards within a quota system in the certain areas were stopped many years ago, many agricultural sites have come to the fore as prime winegrowing areas.

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2019 Program

Entries Open:  14 March 2019
Entries Close: 11 June 2019
Judging: 2 – 5 July 2019
Awards function: 1st August 2019

The Judges

View all judges Jeff Grier (Convenor) - Cape Wine Master/Cellarmaster Villiera Anton Swarts - Cape Wine Master/Senior Winemaker Spier Sandile Mkhwanazi - Winemaker/Viticulturist Nantes Estate Narina Cloete - Winemaker Blaauwklippen David Biggs - Wine Writer