Current Awards

Fortress Hill Shiraz 2013

2016

  • Gold – Gold Wine Awards 2016


Fortress Hill Merlot / Cabernet 2015

2016

  • Gold – Gold Wine Awards 2016

Fortress Hill Merlot 2015

2016

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  • Gold – South Africa Women’s Wine Awards 2016
  • Gold – Gold Wine Awards 2016

Fort Simon Chardonnay 2014

2016

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  • Terroir Awards 2016 –  Best Chardonnay in Botteraly Ward.

Laakuopoule Merlot / Cabertbet 2014

2016

  • Gold – Gold Wine Awards 2016

Le Cape – Cape Red 2014

2016

  • Gold – Gold Wine Awards 2016

Fort Simon Merlot 2011

2013

Veritas Awards
  • Silver Medal Veritas 2013

 

Fort Simon Pinotage 2011

2013

Veritas Awards
  • Silver Medal Veritas 2013

 

Fort Simon Pinotage 2009

2013

la-selection-award-100x97 Silver medal La Selection Basel Switzerland 2013
platters-wine-guide-new John Platter – 4 stars

 

Fort Simon Viognier

2012

MichaelA
  • Gold – Michelangelo Awards

2009

terroir wine award
  • National Winner Top Viognier in South Africa
  • 4 star – John Platter

2008(maiden vintage)

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  • National Winner Top Viognier in South Africa at Terroir Awards  in 2009
  • Best Viognier in Stellenbosch Ward – Terroir Awards 2009
  • Best white wine in Bottelary Ward – Terroir Awards 2009
  • 4 star – John Platter

 

Fort Simon Viognier Noble Late Harvest

2012

MichaelA
  • Gold – Michelangelo Awards
  • 4 star – John Platter

2010

MichaelA
  • Gold – Michelangelo Awards
  • 4 star  – John Platter

2007

  • Celebrated Collection – Juliet Cullinan Awards 2008
  • 4 star – John Platter

 

2006

  • Silver – Swiss International Airlines
  • Top Wine Stellenbosch District – Terroir Awards
  • 3rd place – Juliet Cullinan Connoisseuer’s Awards 2007

 

Fortress Hill Merlot

2009

  • 3 star – John Platter

 

Fortress Hill Shiraz

2012

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  • 2014 | Gold Wine Award

2008

  • 3 star – John Platter

2007

  • 3 star – John Platter

 

Fortress Hill Sauvignon  Blanc

2015

  • 2015 | Gold Wine Award

2010

  • 3 star – John Platter

2009

  • 3 star – John Platter

2008

  • 3 star- John Platter

 

Fortress Hill Chenin  Blanc

2009

  • 3.5 star – John Platter
  • 2nd Wine of the Month Club

2008

  • Best Value Award – Wine Magazine
  • 3.5 star – John Platter
  • 4 star – Wine Magazine

2007

  • Silver – Veritas
  • 3 star – John Platter

 

Fortress Hill Chardonnay

2008

  • 3 star – John Platter

2007

  • Best Value Award 2009 – Wine Magazine
  • 4 star – Wine Magazine
  • 4 star – John Platter

 

Fort Simon Shiraz 2011

Veritas Awards Silver Veritas

 

Fort Simon Shiraz 2009

platters-wine-guide-new John Platter 3.5 stars

 

Fort Simon Shiraz

2008

MichaelA
  • Gold- Michelangelo Awards
  • 4 star – John Platter

2007

  • 4 star – John Platter
  • 4 star – Wine Magazine 2010

 

Fort Simon Chardonnay 2011

platters-wine-guide-new John Platter 3 stars

 

Fort Simon Chardonnay

2010

  • 4 star – John Platter

2009

  • 4 star – John Platter

2008

  • 4 Star -John Platter

2007

  • Silver – Veritas
  • 4 star – John Platter
  • Bronze – Swiss International Airline Awards

2006

  • Bronze – London International Wine and Spirit Competiton
  • Silver – Veritas

 

Fort Simon Sauvignon Blanc

2015

  • 2015 | Gold Wine Award

2014

terroir wine award
  • 2014 | Top Sauvignon Blanc – Bottelary Ward Terroir Awards
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  • 2014 | Michelangelo Silver medal

2012

  • 4 star – John Platter

2011

  • 4 star – John Platter

2010

  • 4 star – John Platter

2009

  • 4 star – Das Forum fur  genesser selection Mainz (Germany)
  • 4 star – John Platter

2008

  • Ranked 1st – Wine of the Month
  • Silver – Michelangelo Awards
  • Silver- Veritas
  • 4 stars –Wine Magazine
  • 4 Star John Platter

2007

  • Diamond Award – Winemakers Choice
  • Bronze – Veritas
  • 4 star – John Platter

 

Fort Simon Chenin Blanc 2012

platters-wine-guide-new John Platter 4 stars

 

Fort Simon Chenin Blanc

2010

  • 4 star – John Platter

2009

terroir wine award
  • Top Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch at Terroir Awards 2010
  • 5 star – Top Wine of International Format at  Grand Chenin challenge Loire Valley
  • 1st – Wine of the Month Club
  • 4.5 star/2nd – Wine Magazine Chenin Blanc Challenge
  • Top 12 Wine Challenge – Wine Magazine
  • Top Chenin Blanc Award – Stellenbosch Area
  • 4.5 star – John Platter
  • 2nd Wine Magazine Chenin Blanc Challenge.

2008

  • Silver – Michelangelo awards
  • Best Chenin Blanc of the Year – Wine of the Month Club
  • 4 Star rating from Wine Magazine Chenin Blanc challenge

2007

terroir wine award
  • Best Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch District – Terroir Awards
MichaelA
  • Double Gold – Michelangelo
  • 4.5 star – John Platter
  • Seal of approval Swiss International Airlines Awards
  • Double Gold – Veritas

2006

  • Double Gold – Veritas 2007
  • 3.5 star – John Platter
  • 1st Juliet Cullinan Connoissuer’s Awards
  • Bronze – Old Mutual Trophy Show

 

Fort Simon Rose

2011

  • 3 star- John Plattter

2006

  • Bronze – Veritas
  • 3 star – Wine Magazine

 

Fort Simon Cabernet Sauvignon

2012

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  • 2015 | Gold award – Michelangelo International Wine& Spirits awards

2010

terroir wine award
  • 2014 | Top Cabernet Sauvignon – Stellenbosch District Terroir Awards (including Stellenbosch wards)

2008

  • Gold Medal – La Selection (Switzerland)
  • 4 star – John Platter
  • Bronze – Veritas

2007

  • Gold Medal – La Selection (Switzerland)  2011
  • 4 star – John Platter

 

Fort Simon Merlot

2013

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  • 2015 | Gold award – Michelangelo International Wine& Spirits awards
  • 2015 | Gold Wine Award

2012

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  • 2014 | Michelangelo Gold medal

2010

  • 3.5 Star  – John Platter
  • 1st – Wine of the Month Club
  • Best Value Award 2009 – Wine Magazine

2009

  • 3.5 star – John Platter

2008

  • 4 star- John Platter
  • Bronze Medal – Veritas

2007

  • 3.5 star – John Platter

2006

  • Silver – Veritas
  • 3.5 star – John Platter
  • Best Value Award 2009 – Wine Magazine
  • 1st – Wine of the Month Club
  • Bronze – Swiss International Airlines Awards

 

Fort Simon Pinotage

2009

terroir wine award
  • Best Pinotage in Stellenbosch – Terroir Awards
  • Best Red Wine in Bottelary  – Terroir Awards
MichaelA
  • Double Gold – Michelangelo Awards
  • Sue van Wyk Trophy – Michelangelo Awards
  • Medaille d’or – La Selection (Switzerland)
  • Under Top 20 – ABSA Top 10 Pinotage
  • 3.5 star – John Platter

2008

  • Best Pinotage Bottelary Ward at Terroir Awards in 2011
  • 3.5 star – John Platter

2007

MichaelA
  • Gold – Michelangelo

2006

 terroir wine award
  • Best Pinotage in Stellenbosch – Terroir Awards
  • Best Red Wine – Bottelary ward – Terroir awards
 MichaelA
  • Sue van Wyk Trophy –Michelangelo Awards
  • Double Gold – Michelangelo
  • Under Top 20 ABSA Top 10 Pinotage
  • Medaille D’Or – La Selection (Switzerland)
  • 3.5 star – John Platter

 

Fort Simon Barrel Select Red 375ml

2003

  • 3 star – John Platter

Michele D’or Sauvignon Blanc

2014

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  • 2014 | Gold Wine Award

 

Michele D’or Shiraz

2013

  • 2015 | Gold Wine Award

 

Michele D’or Merlot

2014

  • 2015 | Gold Wine Award