November 2019 - Wine Concepts
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November 2019

Our eighteenth annual Wine Concepts “Finer things in Life Champagne Festival” at the deluxe Vineyard Hotel took place on the 9th November. Cuvees from 13 Champagne Houses 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 afternoon as much as we did! Our thanks to Matthew and Heather from Withers and Son Photography who took super pics as well as a video of the afternoon and to the Fords who featured us in their weekly magazine Menu. See links below:

Withers and Son:
• Video
• Photos

Menu:
• Blog

'Finer Things in Life' French Champagne Festival

We also extend a huge thanks to the Champagne Houses who attended and to our co-sponsors, The Vineyard Hotel and Legacy Lifestyle and to all our other exhibitors who showcased their products and for giving so generously to our lucky draw on the day.

Our lucky draw prize for guests who bought Champagne on the day was won by Larissa Naidoo who has won a two night stay for two at The Commodore Hotel in the Waterfront. The prize for the best dressed couple on the evening went to Karin Turner who won a voucher from Wiggle Car Hire valued at R5,300.00 for a one day rental of an awesome Ford Mustang!

For our recipe this month Michael Olivier gives us his delicious Aunt Marge’s Last Minute Christmas Pudding. 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.

With Christmas approaching fast, we are stocking up on gift ideas to suit 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 products in our stores
Kloof Street – Cape Town
Pieter Ferreira Blanc de Blanc 2012 R434.00
Tokara Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2018 R164.00
Beaumont Hope Marguerite Chenin Blanc 2018 R346.00
Kleine Zalze Vineyard Selection Cabernet 2017 R177.00
Cederberg Shiraz 2017 R257.00

Newlands – Cape Town
Vergenoegd Adam & Eve Red and White Gift pack R390.00
Ambeloui Martin 2017 MCC R220.00
Quoin Rock Nymysto Red 2015 R172.00
Fairview Rose Quartz Rose 2019 Magnum R334.00
Running Stream Chardonnay 2019 R134.00

 

Whats up

Flavour Focus evening for November at Newlands

Our theme for our flavour focus this month is on Organic wines and we have selected some special one’s for you to try on the following date:

On the 29th November from 4.00pm – 7.00pm we will have organic wines from: Avondale, Nativo, Jordan and Laibach

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

Newlands Residence Association Street Fair on 28th Nov 4-10pm.

The NRA are hosting a street fair which will involve all the shops at Cardiff Castle including ourselves. Activities will include a limited Xmas market, live entertainment, food stalls and at Wine Concepts we will have a wine tasting until 8.00pm with Silverthorn’s delicious range of MCC’s along with gins from Pienaar & Son. Join us! For more information please contact March Turnbull admin@newlandsresidents.org.za.

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.

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