Juliet Cullinan says, “My pride in SA Wines drives me to promote the supreme. It’s all about excellence – quality wineries, quality guests, quality service. It’s a small personal show, elite boutique wineries with limited bottles of exceptional wine. Guests love it because we deliver. They taste South Africa’s finest wines and meet winemakers to discuss vintages, maturation and terroir. 2019 celebrates the 29th Festival and sponsorship by Standard Bank.”
Juliet Cullinan has hosted the oldest wine show in the country, exhibiting the talents of the leading Cape wineries for the cream of Johannesburg’s wine society. Its small, exclusive and refined and the ideal forum for interaction between keen and knowledgeable wine lovers and gifted cellar masters. It’s all happening at Summer Place on 4 & 5 June.
Juliet will uncork her new ‘made-to-measure’ wine wheels: fact-filled mandalas defining grape varieties and fruit flavours – quick reference guide fitted to your glass to show tasters what to look for and flavours to expect, set out in a logical format on a convenient disc.
Define your wine experience
Guests can plan their tasting experience – zone in on the wine styles they prefer, their top wines, varieties and regions. The link gives them access to the Event Planner. Here is the link to the online directory for visitors.
We will be hosting the following Wine Wisdom Workshops using Schott Zwiezel Glasses and Bene Mineral water.
Wine Wisdom Workshops – with sponsorship by Bené Mineral and Schott Zwiezel Glasses
Premier Cru Wines
A new importer and distributor of French wines in South Africa, Premier Cru Wines is focused on boutique producers. With a bespoke approach, they aim to journey with wine enthusiasts through their discovery of French wines.
“The Tour de France Wine Wisdom Workshop “- showcases wines from the main French wine regions.
Tastings will be Hosted by Hervé Delabesse ‘The French Wine Guy’, General Manager of Premier Cru Wines, every evening of the show.
Limited seating available, pre-booking essential. 20 guests per workshop
French Wine Wisdom Workshop – two sessions for 30 minutes
18.30 and 20.00
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The physics of Fizz – Bubblies and MCC’s Presented by Cape Wine Masters
19h15 – 20.45
Draw on The Cape Winemasters’ vast knowledge of wine. This is your opportunity to ask the expert!
Steve Steinfeld of The Joburg Foodie’s Seriously Good Wine Society will host a layman’s class on delicious bubbles. A somewhat, self-confessed, Sabrage obsessive, Steve may even end with a celebratory bottle opening!
The Joburg Foodie’s Seriously Good Wine Society – “the” wine club for a younger generation wishing to drink seriously good wine without taking themselves too seriously. Targeted young at heart 25-35 year olds who enjoy epic tastings, meeting winemakers and scoring some pretty great deals! I hope it encourages people around my age to explore better wine through great tastings without finding wine intimidating or email@example.com
How Salt affects the flavour of Wine
The Salt Chef, Craig Cormack, teams up with Fleur du Cap to create the first Wine Brand in the World to pair wine, food and salt.
Craig will host 5 salts and 5 mini tastings paired with quality driven wines from the Fleur du Cap range.
Craig will discuss how salty food can decrease the perception of bitterness and acidity in a wine.
Tastings through out the evening.
The 29th Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival will be held at Summer Place, Sandton, South Africa, showcasing South Africa’s finest quality wineries.
Renowned, refined and sponsored by Standard Bank for 19 years, this festival continues to stimulate thought and satisfy palates.
4 & 5 June 2019 from 17h00 – 21h30.
Tickets online for R220.00 CLICK HERE
At the door, on the night, for R240.00
Information from The Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival