The 21st Michelangelo International Wine Awards was held on 29 Sept 2017 at Sun International Hotel in Cape Town. There were 1633 wines entered from around the world. Only 632 wines were awarded. The judges were 20 from overseas and 6 from SA.
Cathedral Peak Wine Estate won a gold medal for its Pinotage 2015. A gold medal needs a score of 89+ out of a 100 score.
Flip Smith, Cellarmaster of Cathedral Peak Wine Estate also received the IQ Business Trophy for the most Innovative wine for Cathedral Peak Wine Estate’s Barrel Pinotage 2015.
This is a huge accolade for the cellar and for the wine industry in KZN.