Cape Wine Auction to raise money for charity

6th February, 2014 by Rupert Millar

A new charity wine auction is to take place next month in South Africa to raise money for children’s education in the Cape’s winelands.

Cape Wine AuctionThe Cape Wine Auction sponsored by the AfrAsia Bank, is to take place on the 14 and 15 March.

The auction preview and a barrel tasting will take place on the 14th at Waterford Wine Estate, while the auction itself will happen at the Delaire Graff Estate and finishes with a banquet prepared by “celebrity” culinary team.

The auction will raise money for various charities, including The Peebles Project, The Click Foundation and the Make a Wish Foundation, to raise funds for the education of children living on the wine farms of the Cape.

The proceeds of the auction will go towards primary and secondary education, bursaries for tertiary education, technological innovation and the creation of a “leadership academy”.

The event has the support of a large number of international and South African businesses, many of them wine estates, such as: Klein Constantia, Meerlust, La Motte, Warwick Estates, Paul Cluver, Anthonij Rupert Wyne, Kanonkop, Mullineux and Hamilton Russell among others.

The owner of Glenelly, May-Elaine de Lencquesaing, is the honorary chairwoman of the auction this year.

Lots being offered at the auction are wide, varied and unique and include private dinners at the various participating estates, an invitation to the Veuve Clicquot Val de Vie Polo tournament, tasting sessions with winemakers and a, rare, complete collection of Eben Sadie’s Columella from 2000-2011 and Paladius 2002-2011.

The full list can be seen here.

Tickets are priced at ZAR3,000 to attend the preview and auction and ZAR1,000 to attend the auction.

For more information on the auction click here

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to our newsletters

Job vacancies

Brand Ambassador – Santa Rita Estates

Santa Rita Estates
London or Hertfordshire but with flexibility to travel, UK

Sales Executive - Wine and Spirits Awards

The Drinks Business
Central London, UK

On-Trade Channel Manager

Delegat Europe Limited (UK)
London / Midlands, GB

Trade Marketing Analyst

Delegat Europe (UK)
London, GB

Key Account Executive

Delegat Europe Limited (UK)
London / Midlands, GB

Senior National Account Manager

Conviviality
London, UK

ON-TRADE Sales Executive

Roberson Wine
London, UK

OFF-TRADE Sales Executive

Roberson Wine
London, UK

Judging Week Runners

Decanter World Wine Awards
ExCel Centre, London E16, UK

Sales Administrator

Les Caves de Pyrène
Guildford, UK

Retail Commercial Executive

Laithwaite's Wine
Theale, Berkshire

Wine Buyer

Conviviality Plc
Crewe, UK

Sales Account Manager - On-Trade

Berkmann Wine Cellars
Liverpool

Sales Account Manager - On-Trade

Berkmann Wine Cellars
M3/M4 corridor

Media Sales Manager - Hong Kong

The Drinks Business Hong Kong
Hong Kong

The Global Merlot Masters 2017

Deadline : 31st March 2017

The Prosecco Masters 2017

Deadline : 10th March 2017

db Awards 2017

Deadline : 28th April 2017

The Global Organic Masters 2017

Deadline : 3rd March 2017

Click to view more

The Global Sparkling Masters

the drinks business is thrilled to announce the launch of The Global Sparkling Masters

The Global Rosé Masters 2016

the drinks business is proud to announce the launch of the Global Rosé Masters 2016.

The Prosecco Masters 2016

Now in its third year, the competition will reflect the growth in popularity of this fresh and exciting sparkling wine from the picturesque regions of Veneto and Friuli.

The Global Pinot Noir Masters 2016

After the success of last year’s competition that judged over 250 wines from no less than 16 countries, the drinks business is proud to announce the third year of the Global Pinot Noir Masters

Click to view more