August 2017 - Wine Concepts
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August 2017

It’s August and time to taste seductive Sauvignons at our fifteenth exclusive Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon Festival which takes place in Cape Town at The Vineyard Hotel in Claremont on Friday 18th August from 5.00pm till 8.00pm. For more details see below…

The results for the Diners Club Wine List Awards 2017 were announced recently and we congratulate our clients who entered and won awards in the following categories:

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Wellness Retreat – Diamond Award and Best Regional Wine List
Abalone House – Platinum Award
Miarestate Lodge – Platinum Award

These prestigious awards recognise the foremost wine lists in Southern Africa. The achievement thereof is highly regarded by the hospitality industry and public alike.

Wine Concepts is proud to be associated with the Legacy Lifestyle Rewards Program. Earn a percentage back of your spend whenever you shop at a Lifestyle Partner and choose to spend it with us or any one of over 200 Legacy Lifestyle Partners. Enjoy extra benefits with our Lifestyle Choice of the Month Wine. Register today, it’s free with no monthly fees or obligations.

For our recipe this month Michael Olivier gives us his delicious Melty, Herby, Garlicky, Lamb Shoulder. 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.

Discover new wines in our stores

Kloof Street – Cape Town
Savage Wines from R254.50
The Sadie Family Wines from R304.50
Raised by Wolves by Adam Mason from R269.00
Waterkloof Astraeus Blanc de Blanc NV R193.50
Trizanne Swartland Shiraz 2015 R116.50

Newlands – Cape Town
Savage Follow the Line Red 2016 R267.00
Lindi Carien White 2016 R211.00
Withington Nguni Malbec 2015 R87.00
Raised by Wolves Meunier Rose 2016 R269.00
Strydom Rex Cabernet 2014 R252.00
Whats up

Seductive Sauvignons Festival – Vineyard Hotel – 18th August
Wine Concepts will host their 15th exclusive Seductive Sauvignons Festival at The Vineyard Hotel in August

We are hosting our fifteenth exclusive Seductive Sauvignons Festival at The Vineyard Hotel on Friday 18th August. This popular annual festival gives wine lovers the opportunity to taste a selection of flirtatious latest release Sauvignon Blanc’s and captivating current vintage Cabernet Sauvignon’s from over 40 of the country’s top producers. We will be including Bubblies, Rose’s and Dessert wines and there may even be an older vintage or two to savour in the line-up. Tempting and delicious snacks will be served with the wine throughout the evening.
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Flavour Focus evening for August at Newlands
Our theme for our flavour focus this month will be Shiraz and Shiraz blends and we will be offering a range of these wines on the following date:

On the 25th August from 4.00pm – 7.00pm we will have wines from – Journeys End, Driehoek, Edgebaston, Rijks, Oldenburg and Stony Brook

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

Vineyard Hotel – Tastes of 2017 – fine wine dinners
The Vineyard Hotel continues with their series of Fine Wine Dinners for 2017. Friday 25th August will focus on wines from the Lismore Estate in Greyton
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