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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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Liquid Gold as Flagstone Cleans Up at Wine Awards

Flagstone's showing across the 2016 wine awards leaves the brand's iconic range heavily adorned with gold medals. 

The Veritas gala dinner is the most recent awards ceremony to recognise Flagstone's exceptional wines. Distell, Spier and Rustenberg rubbing shoulders with Flagstone as wine brands reaping 2 Double Gold Medals apiece.

Held at the CTICC, the Veritas gala dinner was sponsored by Agri-Expo with celebrity chefs Garth Stroebel and Henrico Grobbbelaar adding their culinary flair to the feast prepared by Warwick Thomas executive Chef of CTICC.

Flagstone was awarded Double Gold for Flagstone Treaty Tree Reserve Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon 2015 and Flagstone Music Room Cabernet Sauvignon 2013.

2016 Veritas Awards

  • Double Gold - Flagstone Treaty Tree Reserve Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon 2015
  • Double Gold - Flagstone Music Room Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
  • Gold - Flagstone Dark Horse Shiraz 2013
  • Silver - Flagstone Writers Block Pinotage 2014
  • Silver - Flagstone Noon Gun 2015
  • Silver - Flagstone Free Run Sauvignon Blanc 2015  

2016 Veritas Wine Awards Double Gold

2016 Michelangelo Awards

  • Platinum - Flagstone Writers Block Pinotage 2014
  • Gold - Flagstone Dark Horse Shiraz 2014
  • Gold - Flagstone Treaty Tree Reserve White 2015

20016 International Wine Challenge

  • Silver - Flagstone Word of Mouth Viognier 2013
  • Silver - Flagstone Treaty Tree Reserve White 2015

2016 Decanter World Wine Awards

  • Gold - Flagstone Writers Block Pinotage 2013
  • Silver - Flagstone Dark Horse Shiraz 2013
  • Silver - Flagstone Dragon Tree Cape Blend 2013
  • Silver - Flagstone Free Run Sauvignon Blanc 2015
  • Silver - Flagstone Music Room Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
  • Silver - Flagstone Treaty Tree Reserve Sauvignon Blanc - Semillon 2015

2016 Sommelier Selection

  • Flagstone Dark Horse Shiraz 2013
  • Flagstone Music Room Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

2013 Flagstone Writers Block

This Pinotage continues to impress wine judges and connoisseurs, the 2013 vintage amassing an impressive tally of medals and awards:

  • Gold - 2015 Berlin
  • Top 10 - 2015 ABSA Top 10 Pinotage
  • Platinum - 2015 Michelangelo Awards
  • Gold - 2015 Veritas Awards
  • 91 Points - 2015 Tim Atkins Rating
  • 4 Stars - 2016 Platter Wine Guide
  • Gold - 2016 Decanter Awards
  • Gold - 2016 IWSC Awards


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