As part of the Pinotage Month celebrations the Pinotage Association has launched the inaugural Pinotage Boland Biltong Competition.

The aim competition is to create awareness for Pinotage Month and to determine the best beef  biltong in the Boland via an online voting platform hosted on our website.

Six finalist butcheries were chosen as members could nominate one  butchery from their region.

The finalists are from Stellenbosch, Paarl, Wellington, Worcester , Robertson and the Swartland regions and voting starts on 2 October 2019.

The winning Butchery will win a set of the 2019 Absa Top 10 Pinotage wines. At the end of the competition a lucky online voter will also win a case of Pinotage wine.

Taste the biltong finalists at The Grootplaas Proe

The biltong of the six finalists can be tasted as part of the Pinotage and Biltong tasting at Die Grootplaas Proe at Sandringham on Pinotage Day 12 October 2019 at 12:00 .


The Six Finalists for the respective Boland towns:

Stellenbosch –  Eikeboom Butchery

Paarl – Goede Hoop Butchery

Wellington – Vleismeester Butchery

Worcester – Hoogstraat Vleismark

Robertson – Pinto Butchery

Swartland – Deli-Co Butchery ( Riebeek – Kasteel)


Wine and food lovers are encouraged to celebrate #PinotageDay on 12 October 2019 with a biltong snack and a glass or two of uniquely South African Pinotage wine.