Taste Exceptional Wines at Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase

Cape Town: Thursday, 23 August 2012 / Johannesburg: Thursday, 30 August 2012

Experience exceptional wines with a creative edge and great diversity of styles at the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase in Cape Town on Thursday, 23 August and Johannesburg on Thursday, 30 August, when members of the Guild present the wines that will go under the hammer at this year’s Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction.

Celebrating 30 years of winemaking excellence this year, the Guild, an association of some of the finest winemakers recognised for their high standard of craftsmanship, comprises 45 members who jointly represent the pinnacle of South African wine achievement. Only wines crafted exclusively for the Guild by these exceptional winemakers are sold at the annual Auction which is open to the general public, wine collectors as well as the liquor and restaurant trade.

The Showcases in Cape Town and Johannesburg afford wine lovers the opportunity to taste these rare and innovative Auction wines as well as other acclaimed flagship wines of Guild members in an informal, walk-around tasting hosted by the winemakers themselves.

You will also have the opportunity to bid on rare signed bottles from previous Guild Auctions during the Silent Auction in aid of the Nedbank CWG Development Trust. Founded in 1999, the Development Trust assists with education, training and empowerment of young people from wine farming communities and includes the Guild’s Protégé Programme, a mentorship scheme for young, upcoming winemakers.

Cape Town Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase
Thursday, 23 August 2012
Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)
18:00 – 21:00
R170 per person including a tasting glass
Bookings via www.WebTickets.co.za

Johannesburg Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase
Thursday, 30 August 2012
The Atrium, Nedbank, 135 Rivonia Road, Sandton
18:00 – 21:00
R170 per person including a tasting glass
Bookings via www.WebTickets.co.za

The Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction will take place on Saturday, 6 October 2012 from 09h00 at Spier Conference Centre in the Stellenbosch Winelands and is open to the public.



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