October 2013 - Wine Concepts
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October 2013


Wine Concepts ‘Finer Things in Life’ Champagne Festival celebrates this year’s frivolous theme of Moulin Rouge!

This year we have an intriguing theme celebrating the famous Paris club, Moulin Rouge. Along with this we will offer more than 20 cuvees from premium and boutique Champagne Houses to thrill your taste buds. We encourage attendees to add colourful feathers to their chosen costume of the night and in so doing stand a chance in winning some fabulous prizes. Hot and cold finger food will be served throughout the evening accompanied by live music playing well known Parisian themes from the roaring twenties. Fresh oysters, gourmet sushi, rare cheeses and fine chocolates will be on sale for those who care to indulge. Added to this, classic Citroen cars will share the limelight to celebrate our twelfth anniversary of this successful event.

So join us in celebrating our twelfth year of staging this prestigious event at the luxurious Vineyard Hotel and Spa in Newlands, Cape Town, on Friday 22nd November from 18h00 to 21h00.

Generous prizes for lucky tickets holders will take place through the evening!Tickets cost R400 per person and are available from Wine Concepts stores in Cape Town or atwww.webtickets.co.za Contact details at the bottom of this newsletter.

News in from Kloof Street is that their manager, Tawanda Marume made it into the top 10 for the SAWTC (South African Wine Tasting Championships) which was held in August. Well done Tawanda and we wish him luck with his first round of exams to become a Cape Wine Master this month.

This month Michael Olivier gives us his delicious recipe of Strawberry Shortbread. Read about our offers and promotions, along with a couple of gourmet dinners as well as great competitions and excellent tastings from well known and newer estates. Please visit our website www.wineconcepts.co.za for details on our daily tastings.

We look forward to welcoming you back in one of our three stores soon!!

Whats up!

Cape Wine Makers Guild Auction
On Saturday 5th October records tumbled at the 29th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction held at Spier with the highest sales ever recorded exceeding R8,4 million.

Wine Concepts on Kloof owners, Neil and Sue Proudfoot, contributed to the success of the auction and purchased several parcels of magnificent wines. An extensive list of these wines as well as wines bought at previous actions will soon be made available on our website.

Wine Concepts Friday Flavour Focus at Wine Concepts Newlands – October 2013

Our theme for our flavour focus afternoons is on craft beers and ciders.

11th October will be Windermere Cider, Everson Cider, Brewers & Union and CBC Beers.

25th October we will have Devils Peak Brewery, Belgian Craft Beers, Lakeside Brewery and Jack Black Brewery.

There is no charge so come and enjoy a glass or two before you buy at our discounted rates for one night only!!

Vineyard Hotel and Spa – Tastes of 2013 – fine wine dinners
This month focuses on the wines from the Constantia Valley with a gourmet dinner
on the 25th October.
Read more…

Waterkloof Estate – Six Senses Evening – 14th November
Waterkloof, the beautifully appointed wine estate ‘in the sky’ on the outskirts of Somerset West, will tantalise the senses, when it kicks off the 2013 Helderberg Wine Festival in style with a Six Senses Evening of sublime tastes unique to the area on Thursday, 14 November.
Read more…

Discover new wines in our stores

Belgian Beer Gift Packs from R148.50 to R252.50
Vrede en Lust Mischief White 2011 R53.00
Boschendal Grande Cuvee Brut 2008 R248.50
Belstar Prosecco D.O.C. R128.00

Kloof Street
Kranskop Chardonnay 2012 R71.50
Babylonstoren Babel Red 2012 R121.50
Alexanderfontein Chip off the Old Block Sauvignon Blanc 2013 (FNB Top 10 for 2013) R70.50

Blu Bird
Sacchetto Fili Frizzante Prosecco R164
Sacchetto Fili Spumante Prosecco R182
Sacchetto Frizzante Prosecco 200ml R60
Boekenhoutskloof Syrah 2011 and Cabernet 2011 R369.50

Wine Tastings at Wine Concepts

Wine Tastings at Wine Concepts – Newlands
We have free tastings at our Newlands Shop every day from 4pm till 6pm and on Saturdays from 11am till 2pm.

Wine Tastings at Wine Concepts – Kloof Street
At our Kloof Street shop we have tastings Mondays to Friday from 4pm till 6pm and throughout Saturdays from 9am till 6pm.

Wine Tastings at Wine Concepts – Blu Bird
At our Blu Bird shop we have tastings Monday to Friday from 4pm till 7pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am till 2pm.

For tasting details visit our events page on www.wineconcepts.co.za


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