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Veritas Wine Tastings Announced

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To wine and brandy lovers the Veritas Awards is one of the most trustworthy barometers in terms of quality and excellence and several public tastings countrywide have been organised for wine lovers to enjoy these award-winning wines. These sessions will be held in October and November in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Knysna.

Capetonians will have an opportunity to taste the Veritas achievers at the VOC Room (Southern Sun Cape Sun, Strand Street) on 18 October from 17:00 to 20:00.  Tickets cost R130 per person. Wine lovers in and around Johannesburg can book their space for a tasting at the Bill Gallagher Room of the Sandton Convention Centre on 26 October from 17:00 to 20:00 – tickets cost R140.  Those in Durban will get their chance on 3 November from 17:00 to 20:00 at the Function Room, Deloittes Head Office in Umhlanga, at R100 a ticket. Tasters will also be able to enjoy this year’s Qualité cheese champions during these sessions.

Wine lovers in Port Elizabeth will be treated to a sit-down tasting event that includes light refreshments at the Squires Legendary Grill in the Boardwalk centre in Beach Road.  This event takes place on 15 November from 18:00 to 19:30 and costs R100 per person. In Knysna the Veritas victors can be tasted during a dinner hosted at Kilzers Kitchen on 16 November from 19:00 – tickets cost R240. Kilzers will also present a tasting session with selected wines and snacks on 17 November from 18:00 to 20:00 at R85 per person.

Tickets for tastings in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban are available at all Computicket outlets.