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Editor Andrew Arnott

Andrew Arnott

Andrew studied Literature and Sociology at UCT before setting off on a global trek that saw him working under the seas of the Caribbean, on the snow covered slopes of the Canadian Rockies and writing for a variety of financial and travel institutions. Now at home in Cape Town, Andrew’s passions for wine and writing are married on this blog.

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Discovering Gold

Each of our wines was once an idea that we had the courage to pursue. Some resulting in award-winning creativity.

Our numerous awards speak for themselves.

Top 100 Wine Challenge:

Top 100 & Double Platinum

  • Dark Horse Shiraz 2014
  • Music Room Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
  • Writer’s Block Pinotage 2016

Double Gold

  • Two Roads Chardonnay 2017
  • Treaty Tree White Reserve 2017
  • Dragon Tree Cape Blend 2016
  • Word of Mouth Viognier 2017
  • Tributary Chenin Blanc 2017

SAWI South African Wine Index 2018

Platinum

  • Flagstone Writer’s Block Pinotage 2016
  • FlagstoneMusic Room Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
  • Flagstone Dark Horse Shiraz 2014
  • Flagstone Free Run Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Grand Gold

  • Flagstone Dragon Tree Cape Blend 2016
  • Flagstone Treaty Tree White Reserve 2017

The South African Wine Index (SAWI) is not a competition but adjudicate the quality of wines based on the ‘SAWI Algorithm of Excellence’.  The AOE considers results from 100+ wine competitions and wine reviews all over the world of each wine and such performance is tracked for up to ten years.  The standard has been set very high with only scores above 91 points are considered in the algorithm, therefore, no gold, silver or bronze achievements. Only wines obtaining a multi-vintage record of 93+ are included in the SAWI Cultivar Ranking list.

Decanter World Wine Awards 2018

Gold

  • Flagstone Word of Mouth Viognier 2017
  • Flagstone Dragon Tree Cape Blend 2016

Silver

  • Flagstone Dark Horse Shiraz 2014
  • Flagstone Longitude Dry Red 2016
  • Kumala Reserve Shiraz 2017
  • Kumala Reserve Chenin Blanc 2017
  • Kumala Reserve Malbec 2017

International Wine Challenge Tranche 2018

Silver

  • Flagstone Dark Horse 2014
  • Flagstone Writer’s Block Pinotage 2016
  • Flagstone Free Run Sauvignon Blanc 2017
  • Flagstone Noon Gun Dry White 2016
  • Kumala Reserve Shiraz 2017


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