Koelenhof Winery is known for winning many prestigious wine awards, and with our exceptional range of wines, it is easy to see why! We strive to always outshine the rest, and have seen the fruits of our hard labour being rewarded ten-fold! Customers know that they are investing in superior wine when buying from Koelenhof Winery, and listed below are some of our most recent wine awards:

Ultra Value Wine Challenge 2017:

In 2017, the 3rd Ultra Value Wine Challenge took place. These awards are held each year to find the wines in South Africa that offer the best value for money. Being all about finding delicious, yet affordable wines for wine lovers, this is the biggest value-based wine challenge in the country.

Our Results:


  • Koelenhof Pinotage (Vintage 2016): Gold
  • Koelenhof Koelenberg (Vintage 2016): Gold
  • Koelenbosch Pinotage (Vintage 2015): Silver
  • Koelenbosch Shiraz (Vintage 2015): Silver
  • Koelenhof Koelnektar (Vintage 2017): Silver
  • Koelenhof Pinotage Rosé (Vintage 2017): Silver
  • Koelenbosch Sangiovese (Vintage 2015): Silver
  • Koelenbosch Chenin Blanc (Vintage 2017): Silver
  • Koelenhof Koelenhoffer (Vintage 2017): Silver
  • Koelenbosch Sauvignon Blanc (Vintage 2017): Silver
  • Koelenbosch Merlot (Vintage 2015): Silver

Vitis Vinifera Awards 2017:

The Vitis Vinifera Awards took place for the 5th time in 2017. These awards are consumer driven, with the aim to recommend more good wines to everyday wine lovers. The double, blind tasting of numerous entries took place over two days. According to the judges, the wines proved a great complexity all around, and they were truly impressed by the proudly South African entries.

Our Results:


  • Koelenhof Pinotage (Vintage: 2016): Double Gold
  • Koelenhoffer (Vintage: 2017): Gold
  • Koelenhof Pinotage Rosé (Vintage: 2017): Gold
  • Koelenhof Koelenberg (Vintage: 2016): Gold
  • Koelenhof Pinorto (Vintage: 2014) Gold
  • Koelenbosch Chenin Blanc (Vintage: 2017): Gold
  • Koelenbosch Sauvignon Blanc (Vintage: 2017): Gold
  • Koelenbosch Sangiovese (Vintage: 2017): Gold
  • Koelenbosch Merlot (Vintage: 2015): Gold
  • Koelenbosch Shiraz (Vintage: 2015): Gold

The Gold Wine Awards:

The Gold Wine Awards is a consumer-judged competition that awards outstanding wines at a price of equal to or less than R110.00 per bottle. The wines entered are tested blind in a tasting facilitated by the Cape Wine Academy, and judged by qualified wine tasters. The results thereof are then related to the price, in order to determine whether the wine offers real value for money.

Our Results:


  • Koelenbosch Chardonnay MCC (Vintage: 2011): Gold
  • Koelenbosch Pinotage Rose MCC (Vintage: 2012): Gold
  • Koelenhoffer (Vintage:2017): Gold
  • Koelenbosch Merlot (Vintage: 2015): Gold
  • Koelenhof Pinotage (Vintage: 2016): Gold
  • Koelenbosch Pinotage (Vintage:2015): Gold
  • Koelenbosch Shiraz (Vintage: 2015): Gold
  • Koelenbosch Sangiovese (Vintage: 2015): Gold
  • Koelenhof Koelenberg (Vintage: 2016): Gold
  • Koelenbosch Nineteenfortyone (Vintage: 2015): Gold
  • Koelenhof Koelnektar (Vintage 2017): Gold
  • Koelenhof Pinorto (Vintage: 2014): Gold
  • Koelenhof Hanepoot (Vintage:2016): Gold

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