Blaauwklippen Blending Competition

try your hand at being a winemaker

  • Welcome Note

    Since its establishment in 1984, the Blaauwklippen Blending Competition has gone from strength to strength consecutively for over 33 years, attracting the very best amateur blenders across the country and the world. It remains the only wine competition in South Africa aimed at consumers and not producers. Fancy yourself a blending connoisseur? Make sure to enter!
    Important Dates

    • Registration opens To be announced
    • Registration & registration fee due To be announced
    • Hampers sent to you / ready for collection To be announced
    • Recipes to reach Blaauwklippen by latest To be announced
    • Semi-final & Final tastings at Blaauwklippen To be announced
    • Award ceremony announcing the winner at Blaauwklippen To be announced
  • Submit your Recipe

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    All four base wines must be used in the final blend. Each base wine is limited to 40% of the total blend.

    Our composition for the 2016 Blaauwklippen Barouche blend is as follows:

    • WINE NUMBER 1 = Malbec%
    • WINE NUMBER 2 = Merlot%
    • WINE NUMBER 3 = Shiraz%
    • WINE NUMBER 4 = Zinfandel%
    Total for Blend (Maximum 100%)


    We chose the above percentages of the various wines for our blend because...