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Digital subscription (includes app access)

Enjoy access to all Platter's wine ratings and reviews from 2008 to the current edition through our website and apps.
Your digital subscription is valid for one year (from payment date) and allows you complete access to all Platter's ratings and reviews. As a subscriber you can also rate and comment on wines and wineries, share your comments with your friends, and add wines to your favourites list


Buy Platter's 2021 Now

This 41st edition of South Africa's indispensable wine guide features over 8,000 wines from more than 900 producers. Wines are star-rated with 100-point equivalents, and the guide also offers you introductions and updates to the producers and detailed notes on their wines. This guide is for wine-lovers and -travelers alike, a must-have companion for exploring the world of South African wine. (Purchasing from outside South Africa? Please see the next block.)

Ordering from abroad? Please contact our international distributor*

For orders outside South Africa, please contact Guy Simpson at
+44 (0)7808 522886 (WhatsApp)
*Please note that international prices may not match local prices due to exchange rates, shipping fees and other variable costs


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