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Boplaas Brandy and Wine Cellar, Calitzdorp, R62

Boplaas Cellars

Boplaas is situated in Calitzdorp, a small picturesque village in the Southern Cape in the majestic Little Karoo. The Nel family is part of a rich legacy that reaches back to more than 150 years. Boplaas is a family concern with Carel Nel, a Cape Wine Master, as owner and cellar master. He is also a member of the prestigious Cape Winemaker’s Guild.

List of achievements: South African National Young Wine Show 2009/10 – SA Champion Sauvignon Blanc – Cool Bay Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2009 and SA Champion Sauvignon Blanc – Cool Bay Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2010. South African National Young Wine Show 2007 – SA Champion Port. South African National Young Wine Show 2006 – Best Red Blend Table Wine in wooded class and SA Champion Port. South African National Young Wine Show 2005 – SA Champion Red Blend Table Wine and SA Champion Port

Currently the exclusive Boplaas 8 Year Old Potstill Brandy and the ever popular Carel Nel Reserve Brandy are produced. In 2005 the Boplaas Potstill Brandy achieved a best in class award at the IWSC, London. Visits include wine, port and brandy tasting.

Tastings and sales: Monday-Friday 08:00-17:00; Saturdays 09:00-15:00; Distillery tours must be arranged in advance.

Directions: From Cape Town on R62 in town. Turn right into Van Riebeeck St, just before the NG Church. At T junction, turn right into Koningin St. Turn right into Saayman St.

Contact details: Tel: +27 (0) 44 213 3326    Email  Website

More info on the town of Calitzdorp More info on the Klein Karoo area



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