OBIKWA sticks its neck out at London’s International Wine and Spirit Competition
Oct 17th 2011, 11:13
OBIKWA, the adventurous, fun loving, range of value for money wines, has kicked up a stir at the 2011 International Wine and Spirit Competition in London snatching a total of seven medals, including a Best in Class award.
OBIKWA Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 now adds a Silver Best in Class medal to its list of awards after taking top honours in the Best Value category in Wine Magazine’s 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Review earlier this year. OBiKWA also received Silver medals for its Chardonnay 2010, Pinotage Rosé 2010 and Merlot 2010, whilst the Chenin Blanc 2010, Sauvignon Blanc 2010 and Pinotage 2010 received bronze medals.
The highly contested International Wine and Spirit Competition aims to promote the quality and excellence of the world's best wines, spirits and liqueurs, through a rigorous two-stage judging process of professional blind tasting and detailed technical analysis. Among this years medal tally, South Africa scooped an unbelievable 641 medals.
With so many awards in the bag, you cannot go wrong with the OBIKWA range of wines this summer. OBiKWA is a down-to-earth range of easy drinking, quality cultivar wines expressing their true varietal character and rich, ethnic charm at an affordable price. The 750 ml bottles sell at around R27. \Click here for more information on OBiKWA
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