This month we will be hosting our ‘Finer Things in Life’ Champagne Festival, now in its fifteenth year, with the theme of Cats on Friday 25th November at The Vineyard Hotel!

From 6.00pm – 9.00pm we will be offering over 30 cuvees for tasting from twelve premium and boutique Champagne Houses to tantalize your taste buds. Along with this there will be live music, dream cars from Jaguar Cape Town, and delicious snacks prepared by The Vineyard Hotel. Oysters, fine chocolates, gourmet sushi and amazing prizes for ticket holders and the best dressed couple plus lots more!!! Read more

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

With Christmas approaching fast, we are stocking up on gift ideas to suite any budget and taste. Please visit us for great gift ideas and to discuss your corporate gifting needs before the big November rush.

Discover new wines in our stores

Kloof Street – Cape Town
Bosman Bo-Vlei Chenin 2015 R56.50
Savage White 2015 R206.50
De Morgenzon Grenache 2014 R108.50
First XI The Partnership 2014 R259.50
Simonsig Cuvee Chen Blanc de Blanc 2007 R702.50

Newlands – Cape Town
Hartenberg Chardonnay and Shiraz in wooden box R419.00
Duvel Belgium Beer 1.5ltr plus glasses R325.00
Esona 5btl Shiraz collection box 2010 2014 R256.00
Ambeloui Christo MCC 1.5ltr 2012 in box R640.00
Mulderbosch Rose in presentation tube plus Sally Williams nougat R116.00


Whats up

Flavour Focus evening for November at Newlands
Our theme for our flavour focus this month is on unusual red varieties and red blends and we will be offering a range of these fine wines on the following date:

On the 18th November from 4.00pm – 7.00pm we will have wines from: Peter Bayly, Vrede en Lust, Perdeberg, Tormentoso and Paul Wallace.

There is no charge so come and enjoy a glass or two before you buy a few bottles to take home with you.

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 Saturdays from 12pm till 3pm.

For tasting details visit our events page on

Wine of the Week on

Visit where Mike of Wine Concepts writes about a wine that he has enjoyed or discovered recently. Click here to read about this week’s choice. Enjoy reading through previous articles by visiting our website.

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