Posts Tagged ‘Wine Tasting’
South Africa is one of the most intriguing wine regions in the world. The oldest ‘New World’ wine region, it began producing wine in the mid 1600’s following the Dutch invasion in 1652. Jan van Riebeeck, a Dutch surgeon, was placed in charge of planting and growing vineyards, and in 1659 the first harvest for wine took place, beginning a tradition of viticulture that now has 60 distinct appellations.
Join us on Tuesday 7th February, 7.30 – 9.30pm for a Tasting Experience that will open your eyes to some rather excellent wines that this wonderful country has to offer. We are starting off 2017 with our first tasting evening, celebrating New Zealand and its expansive selection of fine wines. Many people will hear “New Zealand Wine” and immediately assume it will be a Sauvignon or even more specifically a Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, we are here to tell you there is much more to New Zealand wine than a Marlborough!