Now that schools have broken up and businesses are winding down for the year we will soon be on holiday! It’s the season we look forward to having that quality time with family and friends and enjoy relaxed conversation over a good bottle or two of wine!

Our fourteenth annual Wine Concepts ‘Finer things in Life Champagne Festival’ at the deluxe Vineyard Hotel took place on the 20th November. Over 30 cuvees were offered for tasting to our guests along with fine food, music and wonderful prizes. We thank all who attended and hope you enjoyed the evening as much as we did! We also extend a huge thanks to the Champagne Houses and other exhibitors who showcased their products and also for giving so generously to our lucky draw.

Our prize for guests who bought Champagne on the evening was for a two night stay at the luxurious Bushmanskloof Wilderness Reserve and Wellness Spa in the Cederberg. The lucky winner was Xondra and Ian Barton and we wish them a wonderful time away. Brent Lyall and Natascha Bracale were voted the best dressed couple on the evening and they will be driven in a classic Rolls Royce to have lunch at the exquisite Morgenhof Wine Estate courtesy of the House of Gosset

For our recipe this month Michael Olivier gives us his Aunt Muriel’s Christmas Pudding. We have an interesting line up of new wines in our stores, along with excellent tastings from well-known and newer estates. Please visit our website for details on our daily tastings on upcoming events at both our Newlands and Kloof Street stores.

We have stocked up our stores with delicious wines, bubblies and gifts for the festive season and so we look forward to seeing you soon.

May we wish you all a wonderful festive season with happy holidays and best wishes for the New Year.

Gifts for the Festive Season

A good bottle of wine is always a lovely gift and our stores have an excellent selection on offer. Added to this we have a range of craft beers, single malts, Champagnes and Cap Classique’s as well as wine accessories, olive oils, tapenades, hand crafted chocolates, biltong, cookery and wine books (where possible hand signed by the authors). We haveChristmas hampers which can be tailor made to your requirements or select from the hampers already on display. If you can’t decide on a specific gift then we have our popularWine Concepts Gift Vouchers available for any value.

We also offer a free wrapping service for any gifts you buy from us

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Discover new wines in our stores

Kloof Street – Cape Town
 Genevieve Blanc de Blanc 2011  R170.50
 L’Ormarins Brut Rose 2013  R213.50
 Rijks Brut 2012  R162.50
 Protea Rose Magnum 2015  R122.50
 Carl Everson Chenin Magnum 2014  R284.50

Newlands – Cape Town
 Lanson Black Label Brut in gift box with flute glasses  R546.00
 Steenberg Lady R MCC in gift tube  R398.00
 Innis and Gunn Scottish Beer Xmas Pack  R267.50
 Nederburg LTD Edition Gift Set  R346.00
 Vrede en Lust Boet Erasmus 6 btl vintage set (07 – 12)
in wood gift box


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Wine Tastings at Wine Concepts

Wine Tastings at Wine Concepts – Newlands
We have free tastings at our Newlands Shop every day from 4pm till 7pm 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 7pm and throughout Saturdays from 12pm till 3pm.

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