Between 10 and 13 September, leading up to their first Cape Town Auction on Saturday 14 September, Strauss & Co, Wine Cellar and expert sommelier Higgo Jacobs will be hosting Fine Wine Week which will consist of unique wine experiences from
Following the successful June auction in Johannesburg, this second edition Strauss & Co Fine Wine Auction will be held at The Westin Hotel will include iconic international wines and rare vintages of South Africa’s finest wines.
In the lead-up to the auction, a series of fine wine experiences will highlight the most remarkable lots to go under the hammer. Among these experiences is the Marquis Event, a hedonistic ‘First Growth Bordeaux’ dinner at FYN restaurant, highlighting the 1998 First Growth lot.
Master of Wine Tim Aktin will host a public tasting of his 95+ point wines, poured by SA’s leading winemakers themselves. Sommelier Higgo Jacobs and Wine Cellar Director Roland Peens will present a Fine Wine Workshop and finally, none other than leading SA winemaker Eben Sadie will host a once-in-a-lifetime vertical tasting of his iconic red, Columella.
For more information see Winecellar.co.za.