Murray Barlow wins Diners Club Young Winemaker of the Year
Rustenberg’s Murray Barlow was announced as Diners Club SA’s Young Winemaker of the Year 2016 at a gala dinner in Franschhoek on Saturday evening. Murray was nominated for no less than three of the six wines in the final shortlist; 2013 and 2014 Buzzard Kloof Syrah and 2015 RM Nicholson, which won him the award. These prestigious South African awards ‘celebrate the skills, talent and dedication of South African winemakers’. Not only has Murray taken the top spot this year, but he was the winner in 2013 and a finalist in 2015 – the only Young Winemaker to win twice. Many congratulations, Murray!