The 2019 Platter's by Diners Club is launched

By Admin | 6 November 2018

The much anticipated launch of the 2019 Platter Guide took place last night. A total of 90 wines achieved the coveted 5 star accolade and the Winery of the Year award has expanded to become a trio gongs, each saluting excellence in South African wine-making. 

The Newcomer Winery of the Year recognises the winery that records the best results as a first-time participant in the guide. This honour went to Erika Obermeyer Wines, with two Five Star wines on debut. 

The Top Performing Winery of the Year award went to Mullineux, who are no strangers to Platter’s accolades, having won Winery of the Year twice previously. In the new guide Mullineux has achieved a remarkable four Five Star wines plus a Wine of the Year. 

Finally, the Editor’s Award for 2019 goes to Newton Johnson Vineyards, as editor Philip van Zyl’s personal commendation of this family venture’s consistently superb quality over a range of styles of wine.

For more information and to find out which wines recieved 5 stars, click here

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