On in the City 3.8.2013 06:00 am

Rare wine vintages on offer

Taste and buy rare vintage gems and enjoy a family day out filled with hearty food, music and children’s activities at Simonsig’s Vintage Wine Day hosted on August 24.

The estate will showcase a selection of older signature wines held back for release at optimal maturity.

With vintages dating back to the early nineties, cellarmaster Johan Malan has dug deep to share his private selection from the stash of Simonsig greats. The line-up includes older vintages of Simonsig flagships such as the Bordeaux style Tiara, the Cape blend Frans Malan Reserve, the award winning Redhill Pinotage and Merindol Syrah.

To appeal to all tastes, wine lovers can also look forward to rare vintages of Simonsig Pinotage, Simonsig Cabernet Sauvignon and Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Méthode Cap Classiques.

These rare wines will be available at special prices for this day only.

Wine enthusiasts shouldn’t miss Malan’s masterclasses. Offered free of charge exclusively to Wine Day guests, these classes will include interactive vertical wine tastings and will start at 11am and 2pm. Only a limited amount of seats are available. For reservations, e-mail info@dnaevents.co.za.

Tickets to the Simonsig Vintage Wine Day are available online at webtickets.co.za at R150 per person. A limited amount of tickets will also be available at Simonsig Estate on the day of the event.

Chef Lucas Carstens and his team will whip up a variety of festive foods. You can look forward to delicious chicken and noodle broth, wild mushroom skewers and meaty sandwiches, as well as kiddies’ treats. Under 18s get in free, but must be accompanied by an adult. Cuvée Restaurant and the daily wine tastings will be closed to the public on the day.

 

 

 

 

 

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