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Cape Wine Academy  

Let us introduce you to the Wonderful World of Wine. The Cape Wine Academy offers a range of entertaining and educational wine courses.

Contact: Fraser Gilchrist

Tel: 011-024-3616



Soweto Wine Festival

Date: 6th - 8th September 2012

Where: University of Johannesburg, Soweto Campus.

Time: 18h00 - 22h00

Details: Visitors can delight in tasting 950 wine styles and cultivars; interact with lifestyle brands in wine lounges and enjoy 

              a meal in the revamped food court showcasing Sowetan restaurants to explore a wide variety of tastes.



Cellar Rats Port & Sherry festival

Date: 2nd June 2012

Where: The Old Mill. Woodlands School. Magaliesberg

Time: 13h00 - 16h00

Details: Taste some of South Africa's best Port, Sherry, Grappa, Potstill brandy and Dessert Wines in a tranquil outdoor setting.

More than 40 producers will present in excess of 100 fortified wines and products.



Oyster Wine and Food Festival

Date:  2nd - 3rd June 2012

Where: Brightwater Common

Time: 11h00 - 18h00

Details: This annual event promises even more tongue-tickling delights this year with 30,000 freshly shucked oysters, 28 gourmet 

food exhibitors and wines from 32 estates on offer. In the Champagne Tent there are wines from the three top Methodé Cap Classique estates.


Phone: 011 789 5052

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