January 2018 - Wine Concepts
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January 2018

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As 2018 gathers momentum we are welcoming back our customers who are looking well rested after the break! The kids will be back at school soon, varsities open and for most of us it’s the start of the daily grind but with exciting new challenges for the year ahead. The heat is on in the vineyards and the picking of the grapes for our local MCC bubblies will start in earnest soon if not already in some regions.

For our recipe this month Michael Olivier gives us his delicious Risotto for Two. 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 www.wineconcepts.co.za 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
Genevieve Blanc de Blanc 2014 R196.50
Journey’s End The Weather Station Sauvignon Blanc 2017 R87.50
Waterkloof Circle of Life White 2013 R167.50
Clarington Merlot 2016 R108.00
Vriesenhof Conservation Cabernet Merlot 2011 R254.00

Newlands – Cape Town
Van Loggerenberg Break a Leg Blanc de Noir 2017 R138.00
Leeuwenkuil Heritage Syrah 2015 R325.00
Codornui Cava Brut R226.00
Monks Mysterium Gin R385.00
Newton Johnson Albarino 2017 R182.00


Whats up

Flavour Focus evening for January at Newlands
Our theme for our flavour focus this month will be Ring in the New Year and we will be offering a range of exciting wines to tempt your taste buds on the following dates:

On the 12th January from 4.00pm – 7.00pm we will have wines from Great SA, Ondine, Steenberg and Baleia Bay On the 26th January from 4.00pm – 7.00pm we will have wines from Edgebaston, Zorgvliet, Vergenoegd and Strandveld

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 www.wineconcepts.co.za

Wine of the Week on www.iafrica.com

Visit www.iafrica.com 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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