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The Wine Show Joburg moves to Sandton for 2013
The best of SA's winelands come to Joburg
Cape Town, February 2013: With over 150 of SA's best wine producers under one roof, The Wine Show Joburg, in association with Dawn Wing is an event not to be missed. Taking place from 3 – 5 May 2013 at the Sandton Convention Centre, visitors will be spoilt for choice with the hundreds of wines on offer and are sure to find plenty of new favourites to fill their shelves.
Since launching eight years ago, The Wine Show has become a highlight on the calendars of both wine lovers and producers. The Show is known for its unique blend of edutainment through free Wine Theatre sessions, a multitude of SA's finest wineries including Meerlust, Simonsig, Grande Provance, Niel Joubert, Solms Delta and Bartinney Private Cellar, colourful stands and delectable food. Winning wines from the 2012 International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) will once again be on show in the Wine Extra and IWSC Gold Lounge. For an additional R40 visitors will be able to sample these exquisite wines, all of which were awarded Gold medal status or higher by an internationally acclaimed panel of judges.
"Our philosophy at The Wine Show is that drinking wine is an experience to be enjoyed by everyone from the complete novice to the connoisseur. This year we're excited to take the Show to a new venue, the Sandton Convention Centre, and look forward welcoming back our loyal supporters as well as many new faces," says John Woodward, Director of The Wine Show.
For those who plan to sample their fair share of wines, the Show offers a complimentary Good Fellas service. The drivers will be on site for the last three hours of each show day and the service will be on a first come first served basis.
Tickets are available through Computicket at R120 per person in advance or R140 at the door. This includes a crystal tasting glass, all tastings, access to the wine theatre and a map to help you navigate the show. Weekend passes cost R220 per person and a 10% discount applies for groups ten or more people. Students and pensioners who visit the Show on Sunday, 5 May will also qualify for a 10% discount. For more information on The Wine Show visit www.wineshow.co.za or call 021 888 8800.
The Wine Show Team