7th Jun 2022

Dornier Moordenaarskloof Chenin Blanc Wins Double Gold NWC

Dornier Moordenaarskloof Chenin Blanc 2021 wins Double Gold National Wine Challenge Upon the maiden release of Dornier’s Moordenaarskloof Chenin Blanc in 2017 it was clear that we had created something remarkable. The Chenin Blanc vineyard used in the production of Moordenaarskloof was planted in 1986 and is situated at the foot of the Moordenaarskloof, a […]

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1st Jun 2022


Dornier Equanimity Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 TOP 100 SA Wine Dornier Equanimity Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 receives a second, consecutive, TOP 100 Wine placement at the 2022 National Wine Challenge. This year only thirteen Cabernet Sauvignon wines in the country achieved Top 100 SA Wine status. Of these thirteen wines only four were wine of origin Stellenbosch. […]

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18th May 2022


Dornier’s Donatus range of wines embody Dornier’s devoted pursuits towards producing premium quality wines. The range consists of two wines, a Bordeaux style red blend and a Cape White blend, both of which saw their maiden releases in 2002. The vines and respective wines have evolved substantially since their inception. Following in the footsteps of […]

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4th Mar 2022

Dornier Equanimity Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 secures GOLD Mundus Vini

Dornier Equanimity Cabernet Sauvignon moves from strength to strength, most recently securing Gold at the 30th Grand International Wine Award Mundus Vini. Cabernet Sauvignon accounts for more than 60% of Dornier’s planted red grape varieties with original plantings thereof dating back to 2001. Ancient, decomposed granite soils found on the cool, south facing slopes of […]

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6th Sep 2021

Dornier Siren Syrah scores 92 Points – Shiraz Report 2021

Dornier Siren Syrah scores 92 points in the 2021 Prescient Shiraz Report “South African Syrah can no longer be neatly pigeonholed. Expect everything from delicate, very fine to ultra- glossy, rich wines and the Shiraz/Syrah distinction is no longer really a clue to what’s inside the bottle.” The 3rd vintage release of Dornier Siren Syrah […]

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4th Aug 2021

Another Top 10 Wine For Dornier

Another Top 10 Wine For Dornier Having recently secured two Top 10 positions for two niche varietal red wines Dornier does it again, this time with Dornier’s Bordeaux style red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot.  “50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Merlot. Matured for 18 months in French oak, 25% new. A hint of reduction […]

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29th Jul 2021

Dornier’s unique, “niche”, varietal wines.

Dornier Petit Verdot secures Top 10 in 2021 Prescient Minority Report Over the last decade Dornier has become known for producing lesser known single varietal wines in addition to mainstream varieties such as Chenin Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon etc. The collection of niche wines produced at Dornier serves to distinguish Dornier in terms of wine […]

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21st Jul 2021

Dornier Moordenaarskloof secures Top 10 position in Prescient Minority Report 2021

Dornier Moordenaarskloof secures Top 10 in 2021 Prescient Minority Report In November 2020 Dornier released the maiden vintage of Moordenaarskloof Tinta Barocca, the follow-up to the much lauded Moordenaarskloof Chenin Blanc. It is no coincidence that Dornier chose Tinta Barocca as the red wine grape variety for this wine as so often before Dornier has demonstrated […]

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23rd Jun 2021

Dornier Merlot secures Top 10 Position

After recently securing 2 Double Gold medals, Dornier Merlot gets the nod again and secures a Top 10 ranking and second highest point score in this year’s Prescient Merlot Report. Dornier Merlot is a true labour of love. Given the variety’s propensity in South Africa towards being either green, overripe or even both, meticulous care […]

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26th May 2021

Dornier Merlot Secures 2nd Double Gold Medal

In November 2020 Dornier Merlot received a Double Gold Award in the prestigious Veritas wine competition, South Africa’s longest running wine competition. Hot on the heels of this achievement Dornier Merlot has been acknowledged with a second Double Gold Medal as recently awarded in the 2021 National Wine Challenge. Since the reintroduction of Merlot into […]

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6th May 2021

Dornier Equanimity Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 – Top 100 SA Wine

DORNIER EQUANIMITY CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2017 TOP 100 SA WINE This year’s National Wine Challenge / Top 100 SA Wines sees 63 red wines awarded Top 100 status of which 8 wines are Cabernet Sauvignon. Only three of the Cabernet Sauvignon wines are Wine of Origin Stellenbosch of which Dornier Equanimity Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 proudly forms […]

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25th Mar 2021

Dornier Donatus 2017, 94 Points & Top 10 Cape Bordeaux Red Blend now available at The Wine Lounge at Dornier

 Dornier Donatus 2017, 94 Points, Top 10 Cape Bordeaux Red Blend now available at The Wine Lounge at Dornier Dornier Donatus, Dornier’s Bordeaux style red blend saw its maiden release in 2002. Originally a blend of only 3 grape varieties, today Dornier Donatus includes all 5 Bordeaux red varieties. All vintages of Donatus have always […]

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