Posted by Ticketstroom – 07 May 2017

The Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival is one of Johannesburg’s most highly anticipated annual events. Each year the show includes South Africa’s top wine enthusiasts, who come to taste and buy high caliber wine at a discounted price. Proudly sponsored by Standard Bank, the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival is the single longest running wine show in South African history and consequently developed a reputation for excellence.

The country’s leading wine festival is set to take place at Summer Place, 69 Melville Road in Hyde Park between the 16th and 17th of May, with plenty to see and do over the course of the festivities. Here’s what you’ll want to catch while you’re there:

The Wineries

All exhibiting wineries at this elite show are carefully chosen to incorporate a wide variety of styles and facilitate the preferences of all guests walking through the door. Setting this year’s festival apart from previous years, there are a number of debuting wineries including:

• Holden Manz
• Kings Kloof
• Epicurean
• Lovane
• Pasarene
• Rascallion
• Broad Valley
• Môreson,
• Mont Blois
• Uva Mira
• Benguela Cove
• Paul Wallace
• Perdeberg
• Doolhof
• Benguela Cove

From Bouchard Finlayson and Avondale to Raka and Constantia Fox, the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival features the crème de la crème of winemakers from around South Africa.

From Bouchard Finlayson and Avondale to Raka and Constantia Fox, the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival features the crème de la crème of winemakers from around South Africa.

Develop your inner connoisseur and taste wines on offer from the many traditional wineries chosen for this year’s event. The traditional wineries include:

• Bouchard Finlayson
• Bosman Family Vineyards
• Creation
• Dewetshof
• Avondale
• KWV
• Ormonde
• Raka
• Thelema
• Vrede en Lust
• Constantia Glen
• Charles Fox
• De Grendel
• Doolhof
• Drift Farm
• Idiom
• Mont du Toit
• Journeys End
• Alto
• Stellenzicht
• Neethlingshof
• La Motte
• Hillcrest
• Zevenwacht
• Vondeling

The Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival.

The Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival.

Highlighting top local talent, the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival’s primarily focus will be on terroir and fruit-driven wines, with attention on various international winemaking techniques. In addition to all the outstanding wineries Jem Caterers, The Oyster Lady and Cullinan Cheese will all be present at this year’s event, offering tasty culinary options to compliment to wine-tasting experience. Take the opportunity to chat with winemakers and learn from the best in the business at 2017’s Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival.

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