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Hope Marguerite 2018 does it again with its 8th Platter 5 star rating!

The start of spring 2019 has been rewarded with some beautiful and much needed rain on the farm and some fantastic ratings and reviews of Hope Marguerite. Starting off with the most recent at the launch of the 2020 Platter Wine Guide last week which saw it receiving its 8th Five-star rating in the guide for the 2018 vintage. Wine magazine as well as Tim Atkin also scored this vintage 95 points. Hope was again judged as one of the Top 100 South African Wines – 2019 Classification. While it also received 90+ points in the Wine Advocate in the US. This follows Platter 5 star ratings for 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016 & 2017. HERE ARE SOME OTHER GREAT REVIEWS IN HOPE'S 23 YEAR HISTORY 1997

Beaumont: Top wines from Bot River, South Africa

Sebastien Beaumont is making some impressive wines from his family farm in Bot River, including Hope Marguerite, a stunning Chenin Sebastian Beaumont is one of the stars of Bot River, a wine region nestled between Elgin and Hemel-en-Arde. His mother re-started winemaking at the farm in the early 1990s, and it has gone from strength to strength. Previously, their vineyards had been supplying the Villiersdorp co-op. But by the late 1980s the vineyards were getting older and the yields were going down, and they weren’t being paid any more for the grapes. So they decided to begin making their own wine. She started with a barrel of Pinotage, and this grew. In 1996 Niels Verburg took over from her