Bastile VIP Tasting during Bastille 2012

The following wines have been selected to be shown in the Bastille VIP tent on Saturday 14th July and Sunday 15th July from 12-5pm in Franschhoek.

Farm & Wine & Vintage

Glenwood – Chardonnay Vignerons Select 2010

Backsberg – Family Res White Blend 2009

Chamonix – Chardonnay 2009

Moreson – Chardonnay 2011

La Bri – La Bri Syrah 2009

La Motte – Pierneef Shiraz Viog 2009

Graham Beck Wines – Cuvee Clive 2005

Morena – Morena BrutNV

Dieu Donne – Merlot 2009

Rickety Bridge – Paulina’s Reserve Cab 2009

La Vigne – Naturally dried – Viognier 2011

Boekenhoutskloof – Syrah 2006

Rupert & Rothschild – Baron Edmund 2009

Vrede en Lust – Vrede en Lust Boet Erasmus 2009

Antonij Rupert – Antonij Rupert Merlot 2006

 

The Johannesburg Cap Classique and Champagne Celebration

25 June 2012  by Cap Classique Producers Association
 
Now in its third year, the annual Johannesburg Cap Classique and Champagne Celebration, once again promises to be the highlight on the social calendar of bubbly lovers in Gauteng.
 
Be sure not to miss this sparkling event which will take place over the weekend of 18 and 19 August (12h00 to 17h00 daily) at the Country Club Johannesburg in Auckland Park.
Boasting some of the country’s top Cap Classiques from wineries such as Backsberg, Colmant, Graham Beck Wines, Krone, La Motte, Môreson, Pierre Jourdan, Simonsig, Steenberg, Topiary Wines and Villiera, patrons will have the opportunity to sip and sample the finest of bubblies withough having to venture into the Winelands.  World renowned Champagnes will be represented by brands such as Billecart Salmon, Tribaut and Veuve Clicquot.
Adding to this premiere experience, visitors will be able to buy wines at exceptional prices, affording visitors the perfect opportunity to stock up for the festive season.
An R250 per person entrance fee allows you access to the event. You’ll also receive a complimentary tasting glass and booklet of tasting coupons. Additional tasting coupons will be available for purchase. Tickets can be purchased through www.webtickets.co.za, but hurry as tickets are limited.
So put on your glad rags and come spend the day/night tasting the stars.

Third Cap Classique Technical Seminar Day – 25 July 2012

20 June 2012  by Cap Classique Association
 
The Cap Classique Association is proud to announce the program for the third Technical Seminar Day which will be held on Wednesday 25th July 2011 at Joostenberg Conference Center, Stellenbosch.
 
To avoid any disappointment please book now as the tickets are selling quickly. This year promises to be even better and different topics than last year.
The program is as follows:
08h00 to 08h50 – Registration 09h00 to 09h15 – Welcome by Chairman, Pieter Ferreira and Update on Cap Classique.
09h15 to 10h45 – Session I
• CMC Cold Stabilization and Influence on Protein Stabilization – Presented by Nick Carkeek and Nicolas Follet from AEB and Oenosense Consulting. • The Science of Tank Cooling – Presented by Tony Gerrans from Grotto Defranceschi • Jetting Technology at Disgorging – Presented by Alain Bourgeois from IOC, Champagne and CDS-Vintec.
10h45 to 11h15 – Tea Break
11h15 to 13h00 – Session II
• The Studies on Sparkling Wine Cork Stoppers – The presentation will have three parts. • CO2 and O2 parameters in Champagne wines production: Bottle fermentation closures, Disgorging and Expedition closures – Isabelle Tribaut-Sohier from the Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC) • Leveraging the Internet to grow your brand online – Presented by Stacey Rumble of BrandsEye.
13h00 to 14h15 – Lunch Break 14h30 to 17h30 – Session III
Presentation and Tutored Tasting on Champagne: Francis Tribaut from  Champagne Lallier.
For bookings and further information please contact Pieter Ferreira on pieter@grahambeckwines.co.za or call 082 902 9817 or contact Sandra Lotz from the Cap Classique Association on sandra@efpromosies.co.za or 021 863 1599.               

Third Cap Classique Technical Seminar Day – 25 July 2012

20 June 2012  by Cap Classique Association
 
The Cap Classique Association is proud to announce the program for the third Technical Seminar Day which will be held on Wednesday 25th July 2011 at Joostenberg Conference Center, Stellenbosch.
 
To avoid any disappointment please book now as the tickets are selling quickly. This year promises to be even better and different topics than last year.
The program is as follows:
08h00 to 08h50 – Registration 09h00 to 09h15 – Welcome by Chairman, Pieter Ferreira and Update on Cap Classique.
09h15 to 10h45 – Session I
• CMC Cold Stabilization and Influence on Protein Stabilization – Presented by Nick Carkeek and Nicolas Follet from AEB and Oenosense Consulting. • The Science of Tank Cooling – Presented by Tony Gerrans from Grotto Defranceschi • Jetting Technology at Disgorging – Presented by Alain Bourgeois from IOC, Champagne and CDS-Vintec.
10h45 to 11h15 – Tea Break
11h15 to 13h00 – Session II
• The Studies on Sparkling Wine Cork Stoppers – The presentation will have three parts. • CO2 and O2 parameters in Champagne wines production: Bottle fermentation closures, Disgorging and Expedition closures – Isabelle Tribaut-Sohier from the Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC) • Leveraging the Internet to grow your brand online – Presented by Stacey Rumble of BrandsEye.
13h00 to 14h15 – Lunch Break 14h30 to 17h30 – Session III
Presentation and Tutored Tasting on Champagne: Francis Tribaut from  Champagne Lallier.
For bookings and further information please contact Pieter Ferreira on pieter@grahambeckwines.co.za or call 082 902 9817 or contact Sandra Lotz from the Cap Classique Association on sandra@efpromosies.co.za or 021 863 1599.