First Cape Winemakers Guild Woman Protégé starts her career in winemaking

First Cape Winemakers Guild Woman Protégé starts her career in winemaking.

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South African Wine | wine news | A Royal affair with the “Sport of Kings”

South African Wine | wine news | A Royal affair with the “Sport of Kings”.

South African Wine | wine news | Riffels, not Riedels, for an Age of Austerity

South African Wine | wine news | Riffels, not Riedels, for an Age of Austerity.

South African Wine | wine news | My Year of Food and Drink

South African Wine | wine news | My Year of Food and Drink.

South African Wine | wine news | Amorim helps preserve 200 year old champagne

South African Wine | wine news | Amorim helps preserve 200 year old champagne.

Magic of Bubbles in Franschhoek

Be sure not to miss this year’s The Franschhoek ‘Magic of Bubbles’ Cap Classique and Champagne Festival, taking place over the weekend of the 3rd to 5th of December, and for the fifth year running, this social calendar highlight is sponsored by Investec Private Bank. Proving to be the ideal host for this festival, the largest of its kind in the country allowing visitors the opportunity to sample both Champagne and Cap Classique wines, Franschhoek offers visitors a unique combination of French heritage and South African winelands.

Festival times

Friday 3 December 2010: 6pm to 10pm
Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th December 2010: 12pm to 6pm

Bookings

R 180 per day. Book tickets online through http://www.webtickets.co.za.

Theme

Dress up according to our theme “White and Black” and stand a chance of winning great prizes.

Value-added Festival packages

To afford visitors a complete Franschhoek experience, accommodation establishments are making available tailor made festival packages, offering you ample time to not only attend the festival, but take in other sights.

Offers include reduced rates, festival tickets and sumptuous breakfasts for the duration of your stay.

Click here to access these special offerings.

Read more about the exhibitors and the programme here.

South African Wine | wine news | How the Nedbank award was won; the greening of Graham Beck Wines

South African Wine | wine news | How the Nedbank award was won; the greening of Graham Beck Wines.