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  Producer Portal - Your page for all things Platter

Welcome to Platter's by Diners Club Producer Portal, a one-stop information and resource page to facilitate your interactions with the Platter's team. Here you will find everything from deadline dates for the new edition to links to pages where you can download Platter's listing forms.



List your winery/distillery in Platter's 2022

The 2022 edition of Platter’s South African Wine Guide is being prepared for publication in the fourth quarter of 2021, and producers are invited to submit their latest winery details along with tasting samples of the products that will be available during the currency of the guide (November 2021 to November 2022).

  • Producers who were featured in previous editions must click here for the latest submission guidelines, frequently asked questions, and terms and conditions.
  • Producers making their debut in the guide must click here.
  • Producers (previously featured and new) who wish to download the Wine, Brandy/Husk Spirit and Sherry-style Wine Information documents (previously known as the Technical Analysis & Information documents) must click here.

Deadline dates

  • Updated winery information - Monday 31 May 2021
  • Updated Expected Products & Vintages spreadsheet - Monday 31 May 2021
  • Tasting samples - Date to be decided jointly by the wine producer and a member of Platter’s Logistics Team. The “target” date is Monday 21 June 2021.

Key contacts

List your restaurant and accommodation in Platter's 2022

Boost the visibility of the eatery or guest lodge on your wine estate by listing it in the Restaurants and Accommodation in the Winelands and Cape Town pages of the guide. Contact office@wineonaplatter.com for more information.

View biographies of the tasting team

The esteemed judges who will assess the wines for the 2022 edition are: Winnie Bowman, Greg de Bruyn, Tim James, Malu Lambert, Angela Lloyd, Cathy Marston, Fiona McDonald, Gregory Mutambe, Christine Rudman, Penelope Setti, Dave Swingler, Cathy van Zyl and Meryl Weaver. Click here for brief biographies of the tasting team members.

Order Platter's bottle seals ("stickers")

Platter's bottle seals ("stickers") are available for wines rated 3 stars to 5 stars. For producers active in international markets, where the 100-point rating scale is most often used, Platter's also offers seals for 91- to 98-point wines. Additionally, seals for Good Value, Hidden Gem and Highly Recommended wines are available. Contact office@wineonaplatter.com to place your seals order.

Order digital 5-star certificates

Five stars is the maximum rating in Platter's Guide and one of the most sought-after accolades in the local wine industry. Promote your achievement on your website and social media channels with a digital 5-star certificate. Order it from office@wineonaplatter.com.

Buy Platter's guides

  • Platter's South African Wine Guide has been South Africa's trusted wine adviser since 1980. Buy your hardback book or digital subscription (for app and website) here.
  • Platter's South African Wine Guide (E-book) is the complete hardback edition in e-book format, downloadable to any device running the Kindle free e-reader app. Click here to get it.
  • Everything You Wanted To Know About Wine But Were Too Afraid To Ask (E-Book) is a "cheat sheet" on wine for self-conscious wine newbies, covering everything from tasting to cooking, matching with food, dealing with snobs, collecting and (of course) drinking wine, for any device running the Kindle free e-reader app. Download Everything Wine here.

Don't find what you're looking for on this page? Email Philip van Zyl at pvz@wineonaplatter.com for assistance.