Wine News Veritas Tastings Announced

Veritas Tastings Announced

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Enthusiasts can taste the top Veritas wines of 2012 at countrywide public tastings, before buying their favourite wines and brandies.

These public tasting sessions are taking place in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Knysna during the months of October and November.

The Cape Town tasting will take place on Tuesday 16 October in the Strelitzia Conservatory and Restaurant, CTICC Ground floor, from 17:00 to 20:00.  Tickets are available at R140 per person.

Wine and brandy lovers in the Johannesburg area will be treated to the 2012 greats at the Bill Gallagher Room of the Sandton Convention Centre on 24 October from 17:00 to 20:00 – tickets cost R150.  

The Durban tasting takes place on 7 November from 17:00 to 20:00 at the Function Room, Deloittes Head Office in Umhlanga, at R110 a ticket. Attendees to these sessions will also be treated to light snacks and a tasting of the 2012 Qualité Cheeses.

Port Elizabethans will have their turn on Tuesday 13 November from 18:00 to 19:30 during a sit-down tasting session at the Squires Legendary Grill in the Boardwalk Centre in Beach Road – light snacks included.  

Tickets cost R110 per person. Knysna’s Kilzers Kitchen offers enthusiasts two opportunities to taste the Veritas victors: a food and wine pairing dinner combined with a tasting on 14 November from 19:00 onwards at R250 per person, as well as a tasting with light snacks on 15 November from 18:00 to 20:00 at R95.

Computicket ticket sales for the tastings in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban open on 1 October, but bookings for the Port Elizabeth and Knysna events should be made with the various organisers.