I enjoy this festival. Cosy quality, with some rare whiskies and wines and it takes me back to the way whisky festivals started.
I’m working one of the stands, so please come visit me at 15 on Orange this Thursday or Friday.
Here is the press release…
“MATCHMAKER WADE BALES PRESENTS THE WINE AND MALT WHISKY AFFAIR, 2013.
Wade Bales invites you to experience South Africa’s premier wineries, including Delaire Graff Estate, Tamboerskloof Wines, Vilafonté and Creation Wines, who will showcase 100 of their wines alongside 50 top Malt Whiskies at 15 on Orange Hotel, Cape Town, on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th October, 2013.
Amongst the top single malts making an appearance at this exclusive event will be The Balvenie 12 Year Old Double Wood, The Macallan, Ardbeg, Bunnahabhain, Talisker 10 year Old and The Glenfiddich 19 Year Old Age of Discovery.
Discover Japanese Whisky – Nikka – which has become one of the most famous Distilleries in the world, winning several international awards including World’s Best Single Malt in 2001 and 2008.
Leading off from the main showcase areas will be the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Bar and The Hennessey Lounge area which will feature a range of exquisite cognacs, creating an ambient atmosphere conducive to sipping cognac.
Master Classes in Whisky and Wine will be available on both nights, with whisky experts and winemakers in attendance – an opportunity to gain unique insights in to the secrets of the grape and the grain.
“A combination of both fine wine and malt whisky under one roof, presented by a select group of invited exhibitors, make this festival a stylish and sophisticated experience,” according to Wade. “In our role as matchmaker between producer and consumer, the Wade Bales Wine Society strives to find the best wines and whiskies in order to showcase and share them in an informative and engaging way”, he adds.
The Wade Bales Wine & Malt Whisky Affair runs over two consecutive evenings, from 18h00 till 21h00, on Thursday 17th October and Friday 18th October at 15 on Orange Hotel, Cape Town.
Tickets are R 180 per person and include all wine and whisky tasting, a complimentary glass, and a selection of artisanal breads and gourmet cheeses.
Tickets are available from Computicket (www.computicket.com) or from the Wade Bales Wine Society.
For more information contact;
Clare Mack, Spill Communications, 021 671 0751, 073 842 1701, firstname.lastname@example.org“