Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (PressExposure) May 13, 2013 -- Start spreading the news and plan for a wine-divine weekend of wine tasting, music, food and wine-education at the 3rd annual TOPS at SPAR GUGULETHU WINE FESTIVAL taking place on Friday 24th May and Saturday 25th May 2013 on the rooftop of the Gugulethu Square Mall.
Festival co-founders and local entrepreneurs, Mzoli Ngcawuzele from Mzoli's place and Lungile Mbalo are promising visitors a divine wine festival whilst also celebrating Africa Day, which falls on Saturday 25th May 2013.
Says Mzoli Ngcawuzele, Co-founder of the festival and owner of Mzoli's Place in Gugulethu, "We look forward to this festival and invite all our Cape Town suburbs to come and learn something about our heritage wines and each other. This festival is beautiful, safe and an amazing experience. It is truly a mixture of colours and cultures all with something in common pulling us together. It is our love of wine and it's amazing ability to make us see what is important in life."
TOPS at SPAR, the festival headline sponsor and Friday VIP Lounge sponsor, have a great belief in this festival and audiences. Says Mark Robinson, TOPS Group Liquor Manager, "TOPS at SPAR is proud to headline the TOPS at SPAR GUGULETHU WINE FESTIVAL. Our motivation in business is broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others; therefore a home-grown festival like this that encourages sustainable entrepreneurship is close to home at TOPS at SPAR."
Lucindi Branfield, SA Brand Manager for J.C. Le Roux says "The glamorous J.C. Le Roux lounge is the ultimate spot for fashionistas to live Le Good Life at the TOPS at SPAR GUGULETHU WINE FESTIVAL.
Visitors can choose from a stunning selection of Cap Classique and sparkling wines, from everybody's favourite, Le Domaine, to the prestige cuve, Scintilla. There will be prizes to be won and nougat tastings on offer, as well as the opportunity to have your picture taken at the J.C. Le Roux stand."
MasterChef South Africa Judge, Pete Goffe-Wood will be appearing alongside Nederburg winemaker Wilhelm Pienaar at this year's TOPS at SPAR GUGULETHU WINE FESTIVAL. They will present the winery's now famous Nederburg Taste Theatre, a fascinating journey of flavours.The presentations will be staged at 17:30, 18:30 and 19:30 on the Friday, and at 16:30, 18:00 and 19:30 on the Saturday.
Venue: Rooftop Gugulethu Square Mall, Corner NY 1 &NY 6, Gugulethu, Cape Town
Date: Friday 24 &Saturday 25 May13