Get set to join Mzansi’s trendsetters, movers and shakers, wine, food and music lovers, connoisseurs and newbies at the 2018 Soweto Wine Festival. Taste over 500 of South Africa’s fabulous wines at this 13th Soweto Wine Festival on 1 and 2 September 2018 at Walter Sisulu Square.
Tastings, wine pairings, wine education
The Soweto Wine Festival 2018 features the best proudly South African wineries with additional wine-immersion experiences such as tastings, wine pairings, wine education and presentations from wine industry leaders. Inspire your inner “foodie” with delicious cuisine, food trucks and relax and enjoy lifestyle lounges in style, and much more.
After 12 years bringing the vine to Soweto, promoting the best of South Africa’s wines and bubblies to Sowetans and visitors to Soweto, the Soweto Wine Festival has a new team on-board set to take it to new heights well into the future. The shareholders are co-founder of the festival and owner/manager of Soweto’s first boutique wine merchant Morara Wine Emporium, Mnikelo Mangciphu, and taking the helm is majority shareholder, Mr Saki Zamxaka.
Crafters, designers, live food demos
Lifestyle aspects will include artists, crafters, fashion designers and entrepreneurs who will showcase alongside leading lifestyle brands. Foodies can expand inner MasterChef with live demos, tastings and artisanal foods. Wine lovers can meet the winemakers, learn the ABCs of wine, enjoy wine and food demos and taste wines from across the globe.
All in all: Bringing the vineyards to Soweto and Soweto to the vineyards.
Standard Bank is the headline sponsor of the Soweto Wine and Lifestyle Festival 2018.
Mike Mashaba, Head of Marketing, Standard Bank, Gauteng, adds, “Headlining the 13th Soweto Wine Festival is testament to us putting our customers first in everything we do, and this includes being socially relevant. We are also delighted to announce that tickets purchased using any Standard Bank payment method will be discounted to 50% for the first 300 general access tickets.”
What: Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival 2018
Where: Walter Sisulu Square, Soweto, Johannesburg
Date: 1 September 5pm -10pm, 2 September 12pm – 5pm
Soweto Wine Festival Tickets: R150 per day webtickets.co.za or door
Soweto Wine Festival 2018 info: www.sowetowinefestival.co.za