The wines of South Africa 2nd grand tasting will be held at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos, on the 19th July 2013 starting from 18:00 – 22:00.
This event coincides with the Nelson Mandela Day celebrations around the globe and South African wine producers will showcase over 336 wines from different regions in the Cape Winelands.
Following the success of last year’s October 2012 tasting, this annual event is now established as a platform that delivers an up-market audience in a very prestigious environment. This tasting event aims to promote awareness of the South African category in the Nigerian market, the 12th largest importer of packaged wine from South Africa and the third biggest among African countries.
Wines will be presented in a walk around tasting targeting trade such as importers, distributors and portfolio managers working in the food and beverage/hospitality industry.
There will also be engagement with consumers in the Nigeria market to demystify wine and make it more accessible to everyone.
Some of the fine South African wines that will be showcased at the event include,Cape Diamond Wines, Remhoogte Wine Estate, Tokara, Napier, Riebeek Cellars, Asara, Laricmal, The Township Winery, Robinson & Sinclair, Food & Wine Factory, MAN Vintners, Kanu Wines, Vinglo Wines, Bizoe Wines, Sijnn Wines, De Trafford, DGB Wines, Grande Provence Wines, Overhex Wines International, Ses’fikile Wines, Waterford Estate Wines, Pernod Ricard Wines, Uni Wines, Diemersdal Wines, Oldenburg Wines, Lathitha Wines, Cape Dreams Wines and Raka Wines.
The event is being put together and coordinated by Spronks Creations Ltd, the organisers of the Nigeria wine and spirit festival now Nigeria international wine and spirit fair.