5 October 2022

  1. Amorim Cap Classique Challenge Trophy Winners

    Time: 12:00 - 12:30

    Presenter: Pieter Ferreira, Graham Beck and Chairman of the CCPA
    Taste the shining stars of Cap Classique from the 5 recognised style classes in this informative session.

  2. On the side of Light: Tastes Great, Does Good

    Time: 14:00-14:30

    Presenter: Bruce Jack, Bruce Jack Wines
    As winemakers we have a responsibility to spread joy through our work. Can we rise to this responsibility while also craft world-beating wine?

  3. Certified Heritage Vineyards

    Time: 15:30-16:00

    Presenter: Andre Morgenthal, Old Vine Project
    Identifying and celebrating the value of our viticultural future with heritage selections and the survival of heritage vineyards in South Africa.

6 October 2022

  1. Beyond the Bottle with the Conservation Champions

    Time: 11:00 – 11:30

    Presenter: Ewan Mackenzie, Sommelier
    Showcasing a unique selection of wines from producers that are taking their commitments to nature restoration, community upliftment and collective action well beyond their own business.

  2. Cape Site Specific: Wines with an Address – Driven by Site

    Time: 12:30 – 13:00

    Presenter: Colyn Truter, Cape Site Specific
    A marketing collaboration of likeminded producers who share the same passion, focus and dedication to craft wines emphasizing their terroir, placing a spotlight on site specific wines through the premiumisation of South African wine. A confirmation that site does matter.

  3. Pinotage Blended – The Perold ABSA Top Six

    Time: 14:00-14:30

    Presenter: Beyers Truter, Beyerskloof and Pinotage Association Chair
    Cape Blend describes a blended red wine that has Pinotage as its major component. It is a showcase of the best expression of wines with Pinotage as the base and the award-winners claim the admiration of both wine masters and enthusiasts locally and internationally.

  4. "To can or not to can?” - That is the question.

    Time: 15:30-16:00

    Presenter: Trizanne Barnard, Trizanne Signature Wines
    Canned wine is one of the latest trends to be seen around the world. In this session we discuss the viability of canning wine, how it impacts on our environment and where South Africa sits in the grand scheme of things when it comes to the aluminium can.

7 October 2022

  1. Shooting the lights out: Award-winning South African Brandies

    Time: 11:00-11:30

    Presenter: Dr. Winnie Bowman, Cape Wine Master
    Taste and experience Pot-still and Cape brandies, with a minimum maturation age of 10 years and older, equivalent to the XO description. The brandies presented have won brandy trophies at IWSC and/or ISC in London, or similar accolades. A showcase of some newer, innovative brandies.

  2. A new look at transformation and sustainability in the South African Wine Industry

    Time: 12:30-13:00

    Presenter: Paul Siguqua, Klein Goederust
    Highlighting the journey of Paul Siguqua in establishing his brand, Klein Goederust, embracing the history of the land whilst harnessing the future with top quality wines.

  3. Organic & Biodynamic Farming: Focusing one’s unique site and energies

    Time: 14:00-14:30

    Presenter: Johnathan Grieve, Avondale Wine
    Exploring natural ferments, vessels and orange wine through a tasting of Chenin Blanc fermented in barrel, amphora and qvevri.