Do you know much about South African wine? If you are a lover of their wines, or just learning, the Wines of South Africa (WOSA) are being featured at BCLDB Stores in August, and is having a Free Wine Tasting and offering a chance to win a 2 night stay in Osoyoos’ Watermark Beach Resort!
I see some quality producers’ names in the list below, like Fairview, Graceland, Graham Beck, Saxenburg, Spier and Thelema. Also you will get to try South Africa’s signature white grape “Chenin Blanc” and red grape “Pinotage”. Here are the details of the event. Enjoy!
Throughout the month of August, BC Liquor Stores will be highlighting the consistent quality and amazing value of wines from South Africa. One of the highlights of the month will be a FREE consumer tasting at the 39th & Cambie Signature Store on Friday, August 10 2012.
A selection of top South African wines will be on display at 75 BCLDB stores throughout August. Wine lovers can also explore the diversity of the following wines at the free tasting at 39th & Cambie:
|DGB Bellingham Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc||897710||$24.99|
|Fairview Estates La Capra Shiraz||143537||$14.99|
|Flat Roof Manor Pinot Grigio||90936||$12.99|
|Graceland Cabernet Sauvignon||140970||$29.99|
|Graham Beck The Game Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon||40428||$19.99|
|Grape Grinder The Grinder Pinotage||883991||$14.99|
|KWV Roodeberg Red||7187||$13.99|
|Nederburg Cabernet Sauvignon||111526||$12.99|
|Saxenburg Guinea Fowl Red Blend||316992||$18.99|
|Six Hats Shiraz (Fair Trade Certified)||20255||$13.99|
|Spier Signature Chenin Blanc||659037||$14.25|
|Thelema Mountain Vineyard Shiraz||607549||$28.99|
|Two Oceans Sauvignon Blanc||340380||$10.49|
In conjunction with the month-long promotion, Wines of South Africa is offering a weekend for two at the luxurious Watermark Beach Resort in Osoyoos, BC. The prize includes accommodation and a gift card towards meals in their highly acclaimed wine bar. For details, and to enter the draw, visit http://wosa.co.za/canada
Wines of South Africa Consumer Tasting
Friday, August 10 2012 3:00 – 7:00 pm
BCLDB 39th & Cambie Signature Liquor Store
5555 Cambie Street, Vancouver
About Wines of South Africa: Wines of South Africa (WOSA) is a fully inclusive body, representing all South African producers of wine who export their products. WOSA, which was established in its current form in 1999, has over 500 exporters on its database, comprising all the major South African wine exporters. South Africa’s winemaking history stretches back to the 1600s. In recent years, however, the country has combined longstanding traditions with cutting-edge technology and a commitment to environmental stewardship.
About Watermark Beach Resort: Set in the heart of Canada’s premiere wine growing region along the quiet shores of Osoyoos Lake, the luxurious Watermark Beach Resort offers all the services and amenities needed for the perfect getaway, wedding, or meeting destination. The four-story, 153 suite Watermark Beach Resort’s complement of amenities includes a spa, fitness facility, steam room, hot tubs, seasonal pool with waterslide, wine bar and wine bar patio with an summer kitchen.