A rare opportunity to taste the 2019 Standard Bank Top 10 Challenge Chenin Blanc’s forms part of the experience at the first “Celebrate Chenin Festival” which takes place at Perdeberg Wines on Saturday, 2 November from 11-4pm.
The Chenin Blanc Association will present the following wines in two tutored tasting sessions at 11h30 and 14h00: Cederberg Cellars Five Generations Chenin Blanc 2017, DeMorgenzon Reserve Chenin Blanc 2018, Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Cape Garden Chenin Blanc 2018, Flagstone Winery Tributary Bush Vine Chenin Blanc 2018, Ken Forrester Wines The FMC 2018, Kleine Zalze Family Reserve Chenin Blanc 2018, Kleine Zalze Vineyard Selection Chenin Blanc 2018,Rijk’s Cellar Touch of Oak Chenin Blanc 2017, Slanghoek Wynkelder Legends Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc 2017, Stellenrust The Mothership Chenin Blanc 2018. (Wines in alphabetical order)
The presenters are Heinrich Stipp of Stellenrust Wines and Ina Smith, Manager of the Chenin Blanc Association. Tickets for these tastings must be bought upfront on Webtickets at R100 pp as only 20 persons can be accommodated per session. If space is available on the day, fans are welcome to buy tickets at the Box Office.
Wineries offering their wines for tasting and sale directly to visitors at the Festival are: Alleé Bleue, Alvi’s Drift, Darling Cellars, Delheim, Durbanville Hills, Perdeberg Wines, Raats Family Wines, Rhebokskloof, Riebeek Cellars, Slanghoek Wine Cellar, Spier, Stellenbosch Vineyards, Stellenrust Wine Estate, Tierhoek Wines, Villiera Wines and Vrede en Lust.
Food Trucks have been specially selected to offer eats that compliment Chenin Blanc and if visitors are in the mood for a sit-down meal, visit “Eat”, Perdeberg’s in-house restaurant. Each ticket includes a R60 food coupon to be used for food purchases. Relaxed live background music will round off the experience. The finale of the Rugby World Cup will be shown on the big screen too!
DATE: Saturday 2 November, 11h00-16h00.
VENUE: Perdeberg Cellar, Windmeul Rd, Agter-Paarl. www.perdeberg.co.za
TICKETS: R250 online at Webtickets, R280 at the Box Office on site.
Includes: Branded crystal glass, R60 food coupon, live music and free tastings.