The festival will kick off with WineFest South Africa (on September 1), which is described as “a relaxed and vibey daytime and evening consumer wine event, with food trucks and music”. This will take place at The Yard, Shoreditch.
Other events during the week include a restaurant ‘safari” where a group of buyers and sommeliers will be taken around London in a Land Rover Series 1. There will be a winemakers’ braai for media and South Africa’s Excellent Adventure, as well as a “time-travel tasting” and discussion with independent wine merchants. The New Wave South Africa importer tasting also takes place on September 3, in London.
Jo Wehring, WOSA’s UK market manager, said: “The South African Wine Festival offers the UK trade a fantastic opportunity to come together and promote South Africa‘s wines, widely regarded as the most exciting and dynamic wine producing nations in the world. We anticipate many of our winemakers coming to the UK market during the week, bringing with them the friendly, sunny character of South Africa with their wonderful wines.”Related articles:
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