CWG Member perform at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2013

This year 219 judges from 27 countries around the world gathered in London to determine which wines were worthy of a Decanter medal. The panel of judging experts included 75 Masters of Wine, and 13 Master Sommeliers, top wine writers, and important members of the wine trade.

The 2013 Decanter World Wine Awards results are now available and the following the Cape Winemakers Guild members' wines have come out tops.

Beyers Truter at Beyerskloof
Faith, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Gold
Pinotage Reserve, Stellenbosch 2010 Red Bronze
Diesel Pinotage, Stellenbosch 2010 Red Bronze
Synergy Cape Blend, Stellenbosch 2011 Red Commended

Marc Kent at Boekenhoutskloof
Porcupine Ridge Syrah, Swartberg 2012 Red Silver
Porcupine Ridge Merlot, Coastal Region 2012 Red Bronze
Porcupine Ridge Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape 2012 White Bronze
Porcupine Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon, Coastal Region 2011 Red Commended

Bouchard Finlayson
Tête de Cuvée Galpin Peak Pinot Noir, Hemel-En-Aarde Valley 2010 Red Gold
Hannibal, Walker Bay 2009 Red Gold
Sauvignon Blanc Reserve, Hemel-En-Aarde Valley 2012 White Bronze

Duncan Savage at Cape Point Vineyards
Isliedh, Cape Point 2012 White Gold
Winner of the South African White Blend over £15 Trophy
Sauvignon Blanc, Cape Point 2012 White Silver
Sauvignon Blanc Reserve, Cape Point 2011 White Silver
Chardonnay, Cape Point 2012 White Bronze

David Nieuwoudt at Cederberg Private Cellar
Chenin Blanc, Cederberg 2012 White Bronze
Five Generations, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cederberg 2010 Red Silver
Sauvignon Blanc, Cederberg 2012 White Bronze
Shiraz, Cederberg 2010 Red Bronze
Five Generations Chenin Blanc, Cederberg 2010 White Bronze
Five Generations Chenin Blanc, Cederberg 2011 White Commended
Ghost Corner Sauvignon Blanc, Elim 2012 White Gold
Winner of the South African Sauvignon Blanc over £15 Trophy
Ghost Corner Semillon, Elim 2011 White Commended
Waitrose Chenin Blanc, Cederberg 2012 White Bronze

Charles Hopkins at De Grendel Wines Pty Ltd
Cape of Good Hope Shiraz, Coastal Region 2011 Red Silver
Pinot Gris, Durbanville 2012 White Bronze
Sauvignon Blanc Cape of Good Hope, Durbanville 2012 White Commended

David Trafford at De Trafford Wines
Syrah 393, Stellenbosch 2010 Red Gold
Winner of the South African Red Rhône Varietal over £15 Trophy
Elevation 393, Stellenbosch 2008 Red Silver
Sijnn, Malgas 2011 White Bronze
Sijnn, Swellendam 2009 Red Commended

Louis Strydom at Ernie Els Wines
Merlot, Stellenbosch 2011 Red Bronze
Proprietor's Blend, Stellenbosch 2011 Red Bronze
Proprietor's Syrah, Stellenbosch 2011 Red Commended

Pieter Ferreira at Graham Beck
Brut, Western Cape, White Bronze

Boela Gerber at Groot Constantia
Sauvignon Blanc, Constantia 2012 White Silver
Pinotage, Constantia 2011 Red Silver
Chardonnay, Constantia 2012 White Silver
Gouverneurs Reserve, Constantia 2010 Red Silver
Shiraz, Constantia 2010 Red Bronze
Grand Constance, Constantia 2010 White Bronze

Carl Shultz at Hartenberg Farm Pty Ltd
Shiraz, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Gold
Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Silver
The Stork, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Silver
Gravel Hill, Stellenbosch 2008 Red Bronze
Chardonnay, Stellenbosch 2010 White Bronze
Merlot, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Commended
The Eleanor, Stellenbosch 2010 White Commended
The Mackenzie, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Commended

Gary Jordan at Jordan Winery
Barrel Fermented Chardonnay, Stellenbosch 2011 White Gold
Cobblers Hill, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Gold
Nine Yards Chardonnay, Stellenbosch 2011 White Gold
Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch 2012 White Silver
Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Bronze
The Prospector Syrah, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Bronze
The Real Mccoy Riesling, Stellenbosch 2012 White Bronze
Merlot, Stellenbosch 2010 Red Commended

Johan Joubert at Kleine Zalze Wines
Cellar Selection Bush Vines Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch 2012 White Bronze
Vineyard Selection Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch 2012 White Bronze
Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Bronze
Vineyard Selection Shiraz, Stellenbosch 2010 Red Bronze
Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc, Stellenbosch 2012 White Bronze
Vineyard Selection Shiraz-Mourvèdre-Viognier, Stellenbosch 2011 Red Bronze
Vineyard Selection Chardonnay, Stellenbosch 2012 White Bronze
Family Reserve Pinotage, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Commended
Vineyard Selection Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch 2012 White Silver
Family Reserve Shiraz, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Silver
Vineyard Selection Chardonnay, Western Cape 2011 White Silver
Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch 2010 Red Bronze
Vineyard Selection Shiraz, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Bronze
Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Bronze
Family Reserve Sauvignon Blanc Sur Lie, Western Cape 2011 White Bronze

Andries Burger at Paul Cluver Wines
Late Harvest Riesling, Elgin 2011 White Silver
Ferricrete Riesling, Elgin 2012 White Bronze
Gewurtzraminer, Elgin 2012 White Gold
Sauvignon Blanc, Elgin 2012 White Silver
Close Encounter Riesling, Elgin 2012 White Silver
Chardonnay, Elgin 2011 White Silver
Pinot Noir, Elgin 2010 Red Silver
Seven Flags, Pinot Noir, Elgin 2010 Red Silver
Riesling, Elgin 2012 White Commended

Coenie Snyman at Rust en Vrede Wine Estate
Estate, Stellenbosch 2010 Red Silver

Dewaldt Heyns at Saronsberg Cellar
Shiraz, Tulbagh 2011 Red Gold
Seismic, Coastal Region 2008 Red Silver
Full Circle, Tulbagh 2010 Red Bronze
Provenance Rooi, Coastal Region 2010 Red Commended
Provenance Shiraz, Coastal Region 2011 Red Commended

Frans Smit at Spier Wines
Savanha, Naledi Pinotage, Coastal Region 2010 Red Silver
Savanha, Naledi Chardonnay, Coastal Region 2011 White Commended
Savanha Wines, Naledi, Cabernet Sauvignon, Western Cape 2010 Red Bronze
Savanha Wines, Naledi Merlot, Coastal Region 2010 Red Commended
Creative Block 3, Coastal Region 2010 Red Gold
Creative Block 5, Coastal Region 2010 Red Silver
Vintage Selection Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape 2012 White Bronze
Creative Block 2, Coastal Region 2012 White Commended
21 Gables Chenin Blanc, Tygerberg 2011 White Commended

John Loubser at Steenberg Vineyards
Semillon, Constantia 2011 White Silver
Sauvignon Blanc Reserve, Western Cape 2012 White Silver
Magna Carta, Coastal Region 2010 White Commended

Jeff Grier at Villiera Wines Pty Ltd
Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape 2012 White Bronze
Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch 2011 Red Commended
Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch 2012 White Bronze
Marks & Spencer Crows Fountain Traditional Bush Vine Sauvignon Blanc, Stellenbosch 2012 White Silver

Kevin Arnold at Waterford Estate
Kevin Arnold Shiraz 2009, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Silver
The Jem, Stellenbosch 2009 Red Bronze

A big congratulations to you all!