Summer is here, and what better way to enjoy it than soaking up the sun, sipping your favourite glass of wine and just enjoying the warm Joburg climate? If this sounds like the ideal way to round off your busy end of the year, then don’t miss out on these alcohol festivals this November!
Summer Vine Festival
Start your festivity at the Village Market this November. The market will be welcoming festive Summer vibes with the Summer Vine Festival on Friday the 10th of November 2017. It will take place at the Stables Village Market, Fourways, in Johannesburg. There will be bespoke wine that has been carefully selected for the guests to enjoy and mouth-watering food for sale from various food stalls.
Whisky and Spirits Live
If you are more of a high liquor person, then head to Whiskey & Spirits Live. This event is known for showcasing the most extensive range of whisky under one roof. The Whisky Live will be taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre on Wednesday, the 8th to the 10th of November 2017 from 18:00 to 22:00 daily.
To make the experience more interesting, this year they have added a range of premium spirits for tasting. These include Gin and Vodka. You also get to meet and greet spirits brand ambassadors and industry experts at the event, as well as getting to sample Whisky, Gins and Vodkas at the Tasting Hall.
Tickets cost between R160 and R270 and are available at Ticketpros.co.za. General access tickets include a tasting glass, 16 tasting vouchers and a bottle of Consol Glass Still Water. Ticket prices for a designated driver are R240 to R270 per person.
For more information about this event, visit www.whiskylive.co.za
Gin & Tonic Festival 2017
Are you a Gin and Tonic type of person? If so, then the Gin and Tonic Festival is the perfect place for you this November. This is a beautiful day to enjoy with family and friends at the Neighbourgoods Market in Johannesburg on Sunday the 26th November 2017 from 11:00 am to 17:00 p.m.
The festival features SA’s local gin distilleries and some well-known international counterparts. Indulge in a menu of cocktails and 20 distillers showcasing their craft. Also, you can select from the Markets’ regular and most delicious food stalls. There will also be an exciting lineup of local DJs who will be performing throughout the day.
Tickets cost R200 per person until 01 November 2017 and can be bought at Quicket.