Auction Programme

FRIDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 2018 – NEDERBURG WINE FARM, PAARL

Friday: The pre-Auction tasting takes place on the first day, where buyers are given an opportunity to meet the creators of some of South Africa’s most remarkable wines and to taste all but the rarest wines going under the hammer. Additionally, there will be an opportunity to purchase tickets to attend some Tutored Tastings hosted by some top wine personalities. The tasting will be followed by the Charity Auction and a networking and social gourmet dinner experience.

FRIDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 2018 
14:30 onwards
Registration
Foyer: Johann Graue Hall
15:00 – 18:30
Informal tasting hosted by the producers
Johann Graue Hall
16:00 – 17:00
Tutored Tasting – “Old wines, old vines – keeping the best for last”, by Michael Fridjhon (Prepaid ticket holders only)
Ingenuity & Manor House Rooms, Tasting Centre
16:30 – 18:30
Canapés
Johann Graue Hall and outside
17:30 – 18:30
Tutored Tasting – “2018 Auction Reds Compared to South Africa’s greatest vintage”, by Roland Peens (Prepaid ticket holders only)
Ingenuity & Manor House Rooms, Tasting Centre
18:45 – 19:15
Charity Auction and Starters
Marquee
19:30 – 21:00
Dinner, entertainment and networking
Marquee and lawns in front of Manor House

 

SATURDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 2018 – NEDERBURG WINE FARM, PAARL

Saturday: Day two is business focussed with the Auction commencing early with the keynote address. The Auction is an opportunity for serious wine buyers to network, buy iconic wines and be engaged without distraction. To ensure punters remain focussed and at the top of their game, sommeliers will be serving wine and canapés throughout the morning.  After a busy and intense morning of bidding, the day will evolve into an afternoon of enjoying fine cuisine from supremely talented chefs whilst being entertained by awesome tunes from local artists.

SATURDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 2018 
08:00 – 08:45
Registration and breakfast canapés
Foyer: Johann Graue Hall and Outdoor Lounge area
*08:45 – 09:00
Welcome and Keynote address by Michael Jordaan
Johann Graue Hall
09:00 – 13:30
Auction hosted by David Elswood
Johann Graue Hall
13:45 – 16:00
Lunch, entertainment and networking
Marquee and lawns in front of Manor House

* Kindly Note: To ensure the day’s proceedings commence on time, we kindly request that all guests be seated before the Welcome and Keynote address commences. The doors to the Johann Graue hall will be closed at 08:45 to ensure proceedings commence on time. Thank you for your cooperation.