Here are the confirmed wineries that will be taking part so far. It’s vino delicious!
1. Hermanuspietersfontein Winery – located in Hermanus, a cool climate and complex topography create the conditions for this estate.
2. Sedibe Winery – this upstart label focuses on inviting “kasi wine drinkers” into the world of wine.
3. Ashton Winery – this winery has something for everyone: standard, reserve, casual and nonalcoholic ranges.
4. Diemersfontein Wines – established in the 1940s, this heritage wine label is famous for its pinotage.
5. Freedom Hill Wines – a family estate in the hills between Franschhoek and Paarl, known for its red wines.
6. Thando Wines – produced in Stellenbosch, this small, new winery specialises in red blend and semi-sweet wines.
7. Ghosts of the Future known for its pinotage and sauvignon blanc, this brand from Imbuko Wine also fights rhino poaching.
8. KWV – with its headquarters in Paarl, wine and brandy producer KWV is an international award winner.
9. Vrede Wines – located in Stellenbosch, Vrede Wines produces red and white varietals from entry level to select.
10. Spier Wines – established in 1692, one of South Africa’s most famous wineries produces several fine brands.
11. Survivor Wines a -winery that celebrates the spirit of the Swartland and the Nguni cows that roam the region.
12. Boekenhoutskloof a small winery in Franschhoek known for such beloved brands as Porcupine Ridge and The Wolftrap.
13. Peter Falke Wines -a boutique winery in Stellenbosch with ranges for both the connoisseur as well as the social drinker.
14. Doolhof Wine Estate -a winery in Wellington producing two whites and several reds.
15. Robertson Wines -this well-known winery’s vast range includes low-calorie wines.
16. Fat Bastard -a winery loved for its brands that focus on accessible luxury.
17. Pomüla Wine Spritzer – pomegranate and marula in a spritzer by Imbuko Wine Cellar.
. Blake Family Wines
A small winery in Swartland that produce two delicious white blends.
Platter’s Wine Guide is a well-known directory that tells you everything you want to know about local wine.
WHERE DO I GET TICKETS?
Soweto Wine and Lifestyle Festival tickets are available through nutickets.co.za and webtickets.co.za
• Friday Pass: R150
• Saturday Pass: R180
• Sunday Pass: R150
Dates and times:
• Friday, March 3: 6pm to 10pm
• Saturday, March 4: 5pm- 9pm
• Sunday, March 5: 12pm to 6pm
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