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Exclusive Platter’s event pairs exciting food & 5-star Nederburg wines

08 March 2017
The exclusive and innovative food-and-wine dinners launched last year by Platter’s, featuring bottlings from producers who have excelled in the guide alongside exciting cuisine, resumes on 6 April 2017 with a gala evening in the company of the guide’s prestigious 2017 Winery of the Year, Nederburg Wines. ... More

Platter's SA Wine Guide 2017 is here!

31 October 2016
The Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2017 was launched in Cape Town on 31 October 2016 with over 200 guests in attendance, the VIPs including wine producers who had achieved the maximum five star rating in the new edition – reserved for wines that are “South African classics”. ... More

Entries open for Diners Club Winemakers of the Year

01 September 2016
Entries for the prestigious Diners Club Winemaker of the Year and Young Winemaker of the Year awards are now open, and the clock is ticking down towards the announcement of these sought-after honours at a gala ceremony on 19 November. ... More

Platter’s announces innovative food-and-wine events

19 May 2016
For the first time, Platter’s Guide in collaboration with Cape Town’s five star The Table Bay Hotel is hosting a series of exclusive and innovative food-and-wine events, A Toast to Diversity, featuring bottlings from producers that have excelled in the guide alongside exciting cuisine. ... More

First certified Kristal bottling takes novelty & rarity to a new level

05 April 2016
Robertson businessman Johan du Preez, in association with Windfall Wine Farm, is taking the local trend to vinifying unfamiliar varieties from old vines to a new level with what’s thought to be South Africa’s first certified bottling of Kristal, a table/eating grape harvested from a single vine that’s understood to be well over 150 years old. ... More

Platter’s Guide Set to ''pop & fizz" in 2017

01 April 2016
Platter’s South African Wine Guide, the comprehensive guide to who’s who and what’s what in the winelands, announced this morning that it will include ratings for all non-alcoholic soft drinks as of its 2017 edition. ... More

Most-thumbed Platter's of all time?

11 March 2016
Were we to award a prize for Most-Thumbed Platter's Guide Of All Time, British wine-friends Robert James and Philip Lewis surely would win hands down - not just once but several times over! ... More