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Harvest Happiness Offer! Get one year's digital access free with the purchase of Platter's 2021

The 2021 grape picking season is over but the joy of bringing in the harvest lives on in this special offer: get a free one-year subscription to our digital platforms when you buy your copy of Platter's 2021 hardcover.


Instant Library

Get the latest 2021 edition of the Platter’s Wine Guide by Diners Club as well as an Instant Library of previous Platter’s Guides with this limited offer of a bundle of four editions for only R750, excluding shipping. Offer includes the 2021 Platter’s Wine Guide, as well as the 2020, 2019 and 2018 Guides.

Please note this offer is for delivery within South African only.


Digital subscription (includes app access)

Enjoy access to all Platter's wine ratings and reviews from 2008 to the current edition through our website and apps.
Your digital subscription is valid for one year (from payment date) and allows you complete access to all Platter's ratings and reviews. As a subscriber you can also rate and comment on wines and wineries, share your comments with your friends, and add wines to your favourites list


Digital subscription with Gifting Option

Now you can buy access to Platter’s “digital sommelier” and give it to a special person in your life. It is quick and easy to do. Simply purchase a subscription and we will email you a token to forward on to the giftee. The subscription is valid for one year from payment date, and allows access to Platter's ratings and reviews from 2008 to the present via the apps and website. The recipient can also rate and comment on wines and wineries, share comments with friends, and add wines to their favourites.


Buy Platter's 2021 Now

This 41st edition of South Africa's indispensable wine guide features over 8,000 wines from more than 900 producers. Wines are star-rated with 100-point equivalents, and the guide also offers you introductions and updates to the producers and detailed notes on their wines. This guide is for wine-lovers and -travelers alike, a must-have companion for exploring the world of South African wine. (Purchasing from outside South Africa? Please see the next block.)

Ordering from abroad? Please contact our international distributor*

For orders outside South Africa, please contact Guy Simpson at
+44 (0)7808 522886 (WhatsApp)
*Please note that international prices may not match local prices due to exchange rates, shipping fees and other variable costs


Everything Wine

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