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  Producer Portal - Your page for all things Platter

Welcome to Platter's by Diners Club Producer Portal, a one-stop information and resource page to facilitate your interactions with the Platter's team. Here you will find everything from deadline dates for the new edition to links to pages where you can download Platter's listing forms.



List your winery/distillery in Platter's 2023

The 2023 edition of Platter’s South African Wine Guide is being prepared for publication in the fourth quarter of 2022, and producers are invited to submit their latest winery details along with tasting samples of the products that will be available during the currency of the guide (November 2022 to November 2023).

  • Producers who were featured in previous editions must click here for the latest submission guidelines, frequently asked questions, and terms and conditions.
  • Producers making their debut in the guide must click here.
  • Producers (previously featured and new) who wish to download the Wine, Brandy/Husk Spirit and Sherry-style Wine Information documents must click here.

Deadline dates

  • Updated winery information - Monday 30 May 2022
  • Updated Expected Products & Vintages spreadsheet - Monday 30 May 2022
  • Tasting samples - Date to be decided jointly by the wine producer and a member of Platter’s Logistics Team. The “target” date is Monday 20 June 2022.

Key contacts

View biographies of the tasting team

The esteemed judges who will assess the wines for the 2023 edition are: Winnie Bowman, Greg de Bruyn, Tim James, Malu Lambert, Angela Lloyd, Fiona McDonald, Christine Rudman, Dave Swingler, Cathy van Zyl and Meryl Weaver. Joining the team as associate tasters this edition are Nomonde Kubheka and Keize Mumba. Click here for brief biographies of the tasting team members.

List your restaurant and accommodation in Platter's 2023

Boost the visibility of the eatery or guest lodge on your wine estate by listing it in the Restaurants and Accommodation in the Winelands and Cape Town pages of the guide. Contact office@wineonaplatter.com for more information.

Order Platter's bottle seals ("stickers")

Platter's bottle seals ("stickers") are available for wines rated 3 stars to 5 stars. Additionally, seals for Wine of the Year, Good Value, Hidden Gem and Highly Recommended wines are available. For producers active in international markets, where the 100-point rating scale is most often used, Platter's also offers seals for 86- to 98-point wines. Contact orders@wineonaplatter.com to place your seals order.

Order Platter's digital seals ("stickers")

Digital versions of Platter's bottle seals ("stickers") are available for wines rated 3 stars to 5 stars, as well as for Wine of the Year, Good Value, Hidden Gem and Highly Recommended. Digital seals for 86 to 98 points on the 100-point ratings scale are also available. Contact orders@wineonaplatter.com to place your Platter's digital seals order.

Order Platter's certificates

Promote your ratings in the Guide at your tasting lounge, restaurant, guest lodge or cellar with printed Platter's certificates. An attractive design and quality printing give your Platter's achievements high visibility and impact. Order your Platter's certificates from orders@wineonaplatter.com.

Buy Platter's guides

  • Platter's South African Wine Guide has been South Africa's trusted wine adviser since 1980. Find a stockist of the hardback book here or buy your digital subscription (for app and website) here.
  • Platter's South African Wine Guide (E-book) is the complete hardback edition in e-book format, downloadable to any device running the Kindle free e-reader app. Click here to get it.
  • Everything You Wanted To Know About Wine But Were Too Afraid To Ask (E-Book) is a "cheat sheet" on wine for self-conscious wine newbies, covering everything from tasting to cooking, matching with food, dealing with snobs, collecting and (of course) drinking wine, for any device running the Kindle free e-reader app. Download Everything Wine here.

Don't find what you're looking for on this page? Email Philip van Zyl at pvz@wineonaplatter.com for assistance.