Cape Wine Auction to raise money for charity

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

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