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Burgundy Lovers festival - Johannesburg

Burgundy Lovers festival - Johannesburg

Its time for one of South Africas favourite wine events, The Wine Concepts Burgundy Lovers festival. 2012 sees the 2nd instalment of the festival being bigger and bolder as it celebrates the Capes finest Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs. The Wine Concepts will host the festival with events both in Cape Town and Johannesburg from 2012.

The festival hosts, Wine Concepts, will again stage the prestigious event at the Vineyard Hotel and Spa in Newlands, Cape Town and for the first time in Johannesburg at the trendy Fire and Ice Hotel in Melrose Arch. Guests will be treated to one of the most impressive selections of Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs ever seen in the country. More than 30 of the country's top producers have been invited to showcase their fine wines complimented by delicious snacks suited to the style of wines. As an added bonus all wines presented at the Festival will be on offer at a 10% discount for guests wishing to purchase.

The event hosted at Fire and Ice Hotel in Melrose Arch will run on Thursday 7th June 2012 in the early evening from 17:00 to 20:00. Gauteng wine lovers will be able to relax while tasting and discussing their favorite wines with the representatives of the farms.

Entry to the 2012 festival will be R150 per person for pre-booked tickets and R170 at the door subject to availability. The ticket price allows guests to taste the wines on offer at the festivals and includes light snacks as well as a chance to win wonderful prizes in a lucky draw.
Tickets are available from Wine Concepts on Kloof , Contact:
Tel: +27-21-4264401
Or email corlien@wineconcepts.co.za

Directions from the Airport to the hotel
Take the R24 towards Johannesburg. Follow the N3 North to Pretoria at the Gilooley's interchange. Follow the M1 South to Johannesburg, at the Buccleuch interchange take the Corlett Drive Off ramp. Turn right at the end of the off ramp. Turn left just after the BP garage on your left, into Melrose Boulevard. You are now in the Melrose Arch Complex.
Parking:
When entering the Melrose Arch Complex, carry on straight, until you find Parking Entrance 1 on your right (Edgars/Woolworths Entrance at the 3rd robot). Keep right, carry on straight through the ticket boom until you reach the T-junction. Turn left and carry on straight. Before reaching the next ramp, turn left, where you will see the Hotel elevator on the far right.

Alternatively
Coming from the M1 South towards Pretoria, take the Athol Oaklands off-ramp. Turn left at the robot, then turn right at the 3rd set of robots, into Whitely Street located in the Melrose Precinct. The Hotel is now situated on the right hand side (c/o High & Whitely streets).
Parking:
Carry on straight (pass the hotel) until you reach the t-junction. Turn right into Melrose boulevard. Turn right into the Edgars/Woolworths Parking entrance 1 at the first robot. Keep right, carry on straight through the ticket boom until you reach the T-junction. Turn left and carry on straight. Before reaching the next ramp, turn left, where you will see the Hotel elevator on the far right.

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