Accolades
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2017
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2017
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2014
  • Platter 2015 - 3 stars
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2013
  • Platter 2014 - 3½ stars
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2012
  • Wine Spectator - 88 points
  • Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar - 88 points
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2011
  • Platter 2012 - 3 stars
  • Wine Enthusiast - 87 points and Best Buy
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2010
  • Wine Spectator - 88 Points
  • Robert Parker Rating Aug 2011 - 89 points

    Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2009
  • Wine Spectator - 86 points
  • Wine Magazine - Best Value 

    Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2008
  • Wine Spectator - Best Value wine for the 6th consecutive year - 87 points 
Ken Forrester Petit Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Ken Forrester Petit Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Petit Sauvignon Blanc 2016
  • Best Value Wine Awards
Petit Sauvignon Blanc 2015
  • Platter's 2016 - 3½ stars & Good value 
Petit Sauvignon Blanc 2014
  • Platter's 2015 - 3 stars 
Petit Sauvignon Blanc 2013
  • Platter’s 2014 - 3 stars & exceptionally drinkable and well priced
Ken Forrester Petit Pinotage 2017
Ken Forrester Petit Pinotage 2017
Petit Pinotage 2012
  • Platter’s 2014 - 3½ stars 
  • Wine Enthusiast - 86 points 
Petit Pinotage 2010
  • Wine Magazine - Best Value 
  • Robert Parker - 87 points 
Petit Pinotage 2009
  • Stephen Tanzer’s IWC - 88 points
Ken Forrester Petit Chardonnay 2017
Ken Forrester Petit Chardonnay 2017

Petit Chardonnay 2015

Platter’s 2017 - 3½ stars

Gold Wine Awards 2016

Petit Chardonnay 2014

FoodandWine.com - Real Simple: The Best White Wines Under $15

Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2017
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2017
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2015
  • FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 2016
  • Platter's 2017 - 4 stars
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc 2013
  • Platter 2014 – 3½ stars
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc 2012 
  • Platter 2013 – 3½ stars
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc 2011 
  • Platter 2012 – 3½ stars
  • Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar - 87 points
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc 2010 
  • Wine Spectator – 87 points
  • Robert Parker – 87 points
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc 2009 
  • Wine Magazine - Best Value
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2017
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2017
Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2015
  • Stephen Tanzer Int. Wine Cellar - 91 points
  • Robert Parker - 91 points
  • SA Wine Index - Platinum
Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2015
  • Tim Atkin’s South Africa report - 92 points
  • Platter’s 2017 - 4½ stars
  • Wine Spectator 100 Top Value Wines of 2016
  • Stephan Tanzer Vinous Reviews 2017: 91 Points
  • 2017 Vivino Wine Style Awards - No. 10
Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2014
  • Platter's Wine Guide 2016 - 5 stars 
  • Sommelier Wine Awards 2015 - Bronze
Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2013
  • Tim Atkin's South Africa Report - 91 pints
  • Platter's Wine Guide 2015 - 4 stars
Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2012
  • International Wine and Spirits Competition 2013 - Bronze
  • Tim Atkin’s MW – 91 points 
  • Wine Spectator – 89 points
  • Wine Spectator – Savvy shopper
  • Janice Robinson – 17 points
  • Platter’s 2014 – 4 stars
Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2011
  • Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar - 89 points
  • Old Mutual Show 2012 - Silver
  • International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) 2012 - Silver
  • Platter Guide 2013 - 4 Stars
  • Wine Advocate – 89 points
Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2010
  • International Wine Challenge 2012 - Commended
  • Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 - Bronze Medal
  • Top 100 SA Wine status for 2011
  • Wine Spectator - 88 points
  • Platter 2012 - 4 stars
  • 2011 International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London - Silver
  • Robert Parker Rating Aug. 2011 - 92 points
Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2009
  • Top 100 South African Wine 2011 
  • Wine Spectator - 500 Top Performers
  • Wine Spectator - 88 points
  • IWC - silver medal
  • Decanter World Wine Awards - silver
  • The most copied Chenin Blanc
  • Platter 4 stars (2011 ed)
Ken Forrester Merlot Reserve Pat’s Garden 2015
Ken Forrester Merlot Reserve Pat’s Garden 2015
Ken Forrester Merlot 2011
  • Platter’s 2015 - 3½ stars

Ken Forrester Merlot 2010 
  • Platter’s 2013 - 4 stars

Ken Forrester Merlot 2009 
  • Robert Parker - 88 points
  • IWSC 2011 - Silver
  • Platter’s 2012 - 3 ½ stars
Ken Forrester Renegade  2013
Ken Forrester Renegade 2013
Renegade 2012
  • Platter’s 2017 – 4½ stars

Renegade 2011
  • Platter’s 2015 – 4½ stars & Good Value

    Ken Forrester Renegade 2010
  • Platter's Wine Guide 2015 - 4 stars

Ken Forrester Renege 2009
  • Platter's 2014 - 4 stars
  • International Wine and Spirits Competition 2013 - Silver

Ken Forrester Renegade 2008
  • Platter's 2013 - 3½ stars

Ken Forrester Renegade 2007
  • Wine Enthusiast - 88 points
  • Platter 2012 - 3½ stars

    Ken Forrester Renegade 2006
  • Robert Parker Rating August 2011 - 91 points
The FMC 2016
The FMC 2016
The FMC 2015
  • 2017 SAWi Awards - Platinum: 95+ points
  • Robert Parker - 94 points
  • Stephen Tanzer Vinous Reviews 2017: 92 points
The FMC 2014
  • Tim Atkin South African Report - 94 points
  • Gilbert & Gaillard International Competition 2016 - 95 points
  • Platter's 2017: 4½ stars
  • Veritas 2016: Silver
The FMC 2013
  • Platter's 2016 - 4½ stars
  • International Wine & Spirit Competition 2015 - Cheni Blanc Trophy
  • Nedbank Green Wine Awards - Bloggers' Choice Winner IPW
  • Wine of the Month Club Award - Best Chenin Balcn of the Year 2016
The FMC 2012
  • Wine Cellar - Best White Wine in SA (Overall, Cape Town and Johannesburg)
  • Platter's 2015 - 4½ Stars
  • 2014 International Wine and Spirit Competion - Silver Outstanding 
  • 2014 Sommelier Wine Awards - Gold
  • Tim Atkins MW - 93 points 
  • Winegang - 93 points
  • SAWi - Platinum (95 points)
  • Vivino: Best South African Chenin Blan in Wine Style Awards
The FMC 2011
  • Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Cellar Selection Wines for 2014 
  • Tim Atkin MW - 94 points
  • Stephen Tanzer International Wine cellar - 92 points
  • Int. Wine Challenge – Silver
  • Platter 2014 - 4½ stars
The FMC 2010
  • Stephen Tanzer International Wine cellar - 91 points
  • Top 100 SA wine status for 2012
  • Decanter 2012 – Silver
  • IWSC – Gold
  • Platter 2013 – 4½ stars
  • Robert Parker – 92 points
  • Wine Spectator - 92 points
  • The Wine Advocate – 92 points
  • Jancis Robinson – Wholewheat wine from the Cape – 17½ points
The FMC 2009
  • Wine Spectator 92 Points
  • The Wine Advocate – 93 points
  • Robert Parker – 93 points
  • IWSC 2011 – Silver
  • Platter 2012 – 4½ stars
  • Decanter Magazine voted Best Single White Varietal in South Africa
  • Jancis Robinson rated FMC as "the Most Exciting Chenin in South Africa"
The FMC 2008
  • Decanter - 5 stars
  • Wine Spectator 92 Points
  • Gold – Fine Wine Awards 2010
The FMC 2007
  • Chenin Blanc Trophy (IWSC)
  • Bronze at Decanter New World Wine Awards (UK)
  • Wine Spectator - 93 Points
  • Stephen Tanzer International Wine cellar - 91 points
  • The Wine Gang - 94 points UK
  • Decanters "Ten best varietal wines from South Africa".
  • Wine Innovation awards – silver medal
The FMC 2006
  • Wine Spectator - 93 Points
  • John Platter - 5 stars
The FMC 2005
  • Wine Spectator Critic's Choice, rated FMC as one of the top 250 wines in the world.
  • Wine Spectator - 92 points
  • John Platter - 5 stars
The FMC 2004
  • Wine Magazine - 5 stars
FMC Premiere Selection Moelleux 2010
  • Platter 2013 - 4 stars
Ken Forrester The FMC & The Gypsy Twin Pack
Ken Forrester The FMC & The Gypsy Twin Pack

The FMC 2013

  • International Wine & Spirit Competition 2015 - Cheni Blanc Trophy

    The FMC 2012
  • Wine Cellar - Best White Wine in SA (Overall, Cape Town and Johannesburg)
  • Platter's 2015 - 4½ Stars
  • 2014 International Wine and Spirit Competion - Silver Outstanding 
  • 2014 Sommelier Wine Awards - Gold
  • Tim Atkins MW - 93 points 

The FMC 2011

  • Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Cellar Selection Wines for 2014 
  • Tim Atkin MW – 94 points
  • Stephen Tanzer International Wine cellar - 92 points
  • Int. Wine Challenge – Silver
  • Platter 2014 – 4½ stars
The FMC 2010
  • Stephen Tanzer International Wine cellar - 91 points
  • Top 100 SA wine status for 2012
  • Decanter 2012 – Silver
  • IWSC – Gold
  • Platter 2013 – 4½ stars
  • Robert Parker – 92 points
  • Wine Spectator - 92 points
  • The Wine Advocate – 92 points
  • Jancis Robinson – Wholewheat wine from the Cape – 17½ points
The FMC 2009
  • Wine Spectator 92 Points
  • The Wine Advocate – 93 points
  • Robert Parker – 93 points
  • IWSC 2011 – Silver
  • Platter 2012 – 4½ stars
  • Decanter Magazine voted Best Single White Varietal in South Africa
  • Jancis Robinson rated FMC as "the Most Exciting Chenin in South Africa"
The FMC 2008
  • Decanter - 5 stars
  • Wine Spectator 92 Points
  • Gold – Fine Wine Awards 2010
The FMC 2007
  • Chenin Blanc Trophy (IWSC)
  • Bronze at Decanter New World Wine Awards (UK)
  • Wine Spectator - 93 Points
  • Stephen Tanzer International Wine cellar - 91 points
  • The Wine Gang - 94 points UK
  • Decanters "Ten best varietal wines from South Africa".
  • Wine Innovation awards – silver medal
The FMC 2006
  • Wine Spectator - 93 Points
  • John Platter - 5 stars
The FMC 2005
  • Wine Spectator Critic's Choice, rated FMC as one of the top 250 wines in the world.
  • Wine Spectator - 92 points
  • John Platter - 5 stars
The FMC 2004
  • Wine Magazine - 5 stars
FMC Premiere Selection Moelleux 2010
  • Platter 2013 - 4 stars
The Gypsy 2013
The Gypsy 2013
The Gypsy 2012
  • 2017 SAWi Wards - Platinum
  • Gilbert & Gaillard International Competition - Gold (93pints)
  • National Wine Challenge/Top 100 SA Wines 2016 - Double Platinum
  • Winemag.co.za Laurium Capital Signature Red Blend Report - 91 points 

The Gypsy 2010
  •  International Wine and Spirit Competion 2014 - Silver
  • Top 100 SA Wine Award 2013
  • Tim Atkin MW - 92 points
  • Platter 2014 – 4½ stars

The Gypsy 2009
  • Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar – 91(±) points
  • Int Wine Review – 91 points
  • Platter 2013 – 5 stars
  • IWSC 2012 - Silver
  • Wine Spectator - 92 points
  • Wine Enthusiast – 92 points

The Gypsy 2008
  • Platter 2012 – 4½ Stars
  • Wine Advocate Review - 90 points
  • Wine Spectator - 91 points
  • Wine Enthusiast – 90 points

The Gypsy 2007
  • Robert Parker – 93 points
  • Florida International Wine Challenge (FIWC) – Silver
  • IWSC 2011 - Gold

The Gypsy 2006
  • Wine Spectator 93 Points

The Gypsy 2005
  • Best in class (IWSC)

The Gypsy 2004
  • Wine Spectator - 90 points
Ken Forrester Three Halves 2011
Ken Forrester Three Halves 2011
Three Halves 2009
  • Platter 2014 - 5 stars
  • Three Halves 2007

  • Platter 2013 - 4 stars
  • Ken Forrester Roussanne 2013
    Ken Forrester Roussanne 2013
    Ken Forrester Roussanne 2012
  • Neil Pendock - 17 points
  • Tim Atkin MW - 92 points
  • Fijndraai Van Coller  Shiraz Grenache Durif 2012
    Fijndraai Van Coller Shiraz Grenache Durif 2012
    2011 Vintage: Platter's 2017 - 4 stars
    Dirty Little Secret 2015
    Dirty Little Secret 2015
    Dirty Little Secret 2015
  • Stephan Tanzer Vinous Reviews 2017: 92 Points
  • Jamie Goode 2016 - 94/100

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