November 2017 - Wine Concepts
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November 2017

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This month we will be hosting our ‘Finer Things in Life’ International Champagne and Sparkling Wine Affair, now in its sixteenth year, with the theme of “International Affair”on Friday 17th November at The Vineyard Hotel!

From 6.00pm – 9.00pm we will be offering numerous cuvees for tasting from premium and boutique Champagne Houses of France and for the first time we will also have a selection of sparkling wines from other international producers including Spain and Italy to tantalize your taste buds. Along with this there will be live music, performance cars on display from Porsche, snacks prepared by The Vineyard Hotel, fine hand crafted chocolates 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 delicious Willow Creek Chicken with Prunes & Carrots. 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 to discuss your corporate gifting needs before the November and December rush.

Discover new wines in our stores

Kloof Street – Cape Town
Marianne Sauvignon Blanc 2016 R183.50
Matthew van Heerden Chardonnay 2015 R291.50
Colmant Chardonnay Brut NV R248.00
Karen Rose 2014 R145.50
Compagniesdrift Cabernet/Merlot 2016 R86.00

Newlands – Cape Town
Beulah MCC Brut Rose 2015 R199.00
Louisvale Stone Road Cabernet 2014 R61.00
Olifantsberg Grenache Blanc 2016 R172.00
Matthew Van Heerden Chardonnay 2015 R291,50
Bellingham Homestead Pinotage 2016 R92.00


Whats up

Flavour Focus evening for November at Newlands
Our theme for our flavour focus this month will be Organic and Biodynamic wines and we will be offering a range of these on the following date:

On the 24th November from 4.00pm – 7.00pm we will have wines from Avondale, Joostenberg, Laibach, Klein Constantia, Cederberg and La Motte.

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

In-store tastings

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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