Jordan Estate wines selected for Prince Harry`s Sentebale Gala Dinner

Jordan Wine Estate, one of South Africa’s leading wine estates, situated in Stellenbosch, South Africa, is proud to announce their involvement at Prince Harry’s Sentebale Gala Dinner which will take place on the 27th February at Summer Place in Johannesburg, to mark the launch of Sentebale’s major capital fundraising programme to build the first permanent Mamohato Centre for children and young people.

About Sentebale

Sentebale was set up in 2006 by Prince Harry from the British royal family and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho. Sentebale is a Sesotho (language of Lesotho) word meaning ‘forget me not’ in English. The charity was founded in memory of the two princes’ late mothers, and helps the most vulnerable children in Lesotho who are affected by HIV/AIDS.

The Mamohato Centre – named after Prince Seeiso’s mother, Queen ‘Mamohato Bereng Seeiso – will be built on the sacred land of Thaba-Bosiu in Lesotho, known to many as the birthplace of the nation. The facility will allow Sentebale to reach four times the number of children than before and will provide leading psychosocial care and peer mentoring for children and young people infected with or affected by HIV – removing the stigma attached to the disease, inspiring confidence, self-reliance and most importantly making a marked improvement in these young people’s quality of life.

About Jordan Wine Estate

Family-owned Jordan Wine Estate, situated in Stellenbosch, the heart of the Cape Winelands, has been transformed to become one of the leading estates in South Africa. Featuring a wine tasting centre, rolling lawns and a world-class restaurant, visitors can relax and enjoy fine Cape wines and local Cape fare surrounded by breathtaking views of the vineyards. Spectacular panoramic views of Table Mountain, False Bay and the Stellenbosch Mountains, cool hillside vineyards planted to classic varieties, and a modern family-run winery have combined to produce distinctive wines displaying the ripe concentrated fruity accessibility of the New World, with the complex elegance of classic wine styles.

Recent awards include Restaurant Eat Out Top 10 for Jordan Restaurant with George Jardine, the Trophy for Top Performing Wine Estate at the SA Terroir Wine Awards, Best Producer at the Top 100 wine awards, Top privately-owned wine estate at the 2012 Veritas Awards, and the International Chardonnay trophy at both the Decanter World Wine Awards and the International Wine and Spirit Competition 2012.

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Gary and Kathy Jordan have been making world-class wines since 1993 on a farm with a history going back over 300 years. He’s a geologist, she’s an economist – together this husband and wife team is a phenomenon. Gary’s parents, Ted and Sheelagh, bought the 146 hectare Stellenbosch property in 1982, and embarked on an extensive replanting programme, specializing in classic varieties suited to the different soils and slopes.
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