One of the most important events on the South African wine calendar:
Caroline’s Fine Wine annual White Wine & Cap Classique Review 2014
It is a showcase of a maximum of 60 wineries that have consistently achieved the highest accolades in all the top competitive platforms. Each of the selected wineries is invited to show just one wine for tasting by the public. This must be their flagship wine, and the winemaker will show it personally. One can engage with them and learn, in an organised yet informal atmosphere in the ballroom. Genevieve MCC will be showcasing the 2010 vintage.
Date: 21st October 2014 Time: 17:00 – 21:00 Venue: TheTable Bay Hotel, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town.Tickets @ R200 are available exclusively at Computicket. Numbers strictly limited to 400 guests.
We are super excited to be part of Tuning the Vine which is a new hip, urban wine and food experience right in the heart of this fabulous City and as with anything we’re involved in, its going to be lots of fun.
With access to over 200 wines you’ll be able to refresh the taste buds and delve into the wonderful world of wine.
With 5 easy steps – Try it, Pair it, Learn About it, Mix it and Have Fun With it – your Tuning the Vine experience could easily transform you into the next wine buff on the block.
“Prepare yourself for a magical and multi-sensory immersion into the wonderful world of wine. Meet and mix with our talented young Rockstar wine makers. Share their stuff and stories at the short and sharp Wine Tuning Crash Courses. Get some tips on how to pair food and wine from our matchmaker stars on the floor. Or better still try our tantalising Taste Theatre for a food and wine pairing sensation.”
Melissa Nelsen from Genevieve MCC is one of the Rockstar Winemakers. Have a look at her interview as she shares her story and her passion.click here
Date:31st October – 2nd November 2014
Times: Friday 12pm-8.30pm / Saturday 12pm-8.30pm / Sunday 12pm-5.00pm
Have a look at the line-up:http://www.tuningthevine.co.za/blog/
Tickets are priced to suit Tuner’s pockets at R150. Get’s you entry and 8 tasting coupons For tickets: click here See you there!
We are ready for Spring and what better way to spend the weekend with the wineries of Bot River !
Have a look at the Bot River Wines website to see what we’re up to and select your trips.
Genevieve MCC will be flowing at Luddite this year and we will be travelling to all the farms with a small media group. ( Pics will be up after the weekend)
See you around !
We’re excited to be part of 2 huge and creative events in June, The 12 Rooms Exhibition and Kamers vol Geskenke!
12 Rooms Exhibition will launch on the 5th June at Leon at CCXIX (219 Albert Road, Woodstock) and is set to be an exciting highlight on the design calendar for 2014. 12 of South Africa’s most gifted decorators and designers will each be given a room to show off their style. From a mad botanists conservatory to a swanky hotel cocktail lounge and ‘boudoir to-die-for’. There will be more than just a little something for everyone.
Who will be showing their talents? Francois du Plessis, Karen Robert, Kyle Roux, Laduma Ngxokolo, Michelle Throssell, La Grange Interiors,Nicola Townsend,Pim Verdoorn,Salome Gunther,Sarah Ord Interiors,Sprout Design,Greg Mellor.
The Kitchen at Leon will also offer special Italian inspired lunches paired with Genevieve MCC during the duration of the exhibition.
Make your way to Leon at CCXIX if you’d like to indulge in some décor and design inspiration.
The exhibition will be open to the public from the beginning of June until the end of August 2014
Contact details:021 4471304
The other big event that we going to be taking part in is KAMERS & CCDI 5-8 June 2014.
Seeing that the Castle of Good Hope is the original port of trade in the Cape, it is appropriate that Kamers Vol Geskenke will complete the circle of design during WDC2014 by bringing trade back to this majestic historic site.
The Castle of Good Hope will host 110 design exhibitors fashioning a visual feast of creativity, entrepreneurship, music, food and wine. The venue is truly something everyone has to experience as for finding the finest little something for yourself or the perfect gift for a friend; it’s a must. Come say hello to us and enjoy a glass of Genevieve MCC!
DATES: 5-8 June 2014
TIMES: 5 June: 10:00-18:00, 6 & 7 June: 10:00-20:00, 8 June: 10:00 – 15:00
TICKETS: R60 at Computicket or at the entrance, R40 for students and pensioners -
VENUE: The Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town
We have some great new listings and hope you visit these establishments soon not only to enjoy the Genevieve MCC but also take in the beautiful locations and lip-smacking good food!
Truth Coffee: Steampunk themed artisan coffee roastery. You’ll want to stay for another coffee to take in all the décor and people. Contact them: (021) 2000 440/ www.truthcoffee.com / Location: 36 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town
- The Restaurant at Newton Johnson: situated in an idyllic vineyard setting, makes your stomach wish you could order all on the menu! Contact them: (021) 21 200 2148 / www.newtonjohnson.com / Location: Newton Johnson Vineyards, Hemel-en-Aarde Road (R320), Upper Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Hermanus
- Grootbos Private Nature Reserve and 5-star lodge: The place to go when you’re needing a break in style. Contact them: (028) 384 8008 / www.grootbos.com / Location: 13km past Stanford towards Gansbaai on the R43
- Great Eastern Food Bar: An eclectic mix of Asian inspired dishes from Dim sum, Smoked Trout Steamed Buns to Bowls of Ramen. Contact them : (011) 482 2910 / Facebook: Great Eastern Food Bar /Location: Bamboo Centre, 53 Rustenburg Road, Meliville
- Solly Kramers Bottle Store: (011) 788 0102 / Fourth Ave, Parkhurst, Sandton
- Tops at Hobart Grove Centre: (011) 540 1010 / Cnr Hobart & Grosvenor Roads, Bryanston