If you’re lucky enough to be holed up at home with a stash of the Cape’s finest wines, you’re in for a treat. If not, there’s still a lot of wine-related fun and learning to be had online. The good news is that wine exports from South Africa are now allowed, so you can stock up or order online if you’ve runout.
Some of the Cape Winelands top producers are taking their digital interactions to the next level with virtual wine tastings and commentaries that are social-distancing-approved.
Graham Beck’s Cap Classique Conversation
What started as a once-off event at the beginning of April has ended up being a series of Instagram live chats for Graham Beck. Check out their website for information about the next virtual tasting and tune in if you want to add some sparkle to your days.
Taste with Us – Delheim Wines Daily Show
This fun show focuses on a host of different vintages from the cellars of this well-known winery and are an entertaining take on the usual wine tasting.
Sign up using #delheimathome on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and join in the fun.
Simonsig: Virtual tastings with Denzel Swarts
Simonsig adds weekly wine features on IGTV channel @simonsigwines every Wednesday at 11am CAT. Discover the wines of Simonsig with their resident sommelier, Denzel Swarts so you can look like an expert in front of your friends from now on.
DuToitskloof Wines Online Tastings
These witty and entertaining events featuring Ed Beukes of DuToitskloof and his wife Chris are a far cry from the stuffy reputation that wine connoisseurs enjoy. Follow them on Instagram to join in the fun.
Harry’s Big Wine Adventure: Love in a Time of Corona
These tales from the winery are informative and entertaining and feature one wine per episode. In these expose’s Harry Melk reveals the back-story on a host of wines and their makers.
This initiative sees wine bloggers teaming up online to bring you the inside skinny on a range of wines every week. Tune in on Instagram to see The Wine Girl Cape Town, Through My Wine Glass, Janet Rosswell, and the Witty Woman at their best as they reveal their favourite picks from Cape Town’s finest vineyards.
Stay Informed and Entertained
Keep reading our blog for more ways to experience the joys of Cape Town wherever you are.
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