Spoil yourself at Joburg wine show

Sowetan Wine in partnership with The Joburg Wine Show will be hosting 40 of the Sowetan readers at the Joburg Wine Show to be held at the Coca-Cola Dome in Northgate tonight.

"The event which was launched in August 2010 is a brand extension of the Sowetan's Wine and Dine- a high quality upmarket leisure column with a shrt sharp injection of food and wine providing our readers with the latest trends in food and wine," says Wisani Nyamazane, Stakeholder Relations Manager, Sowetan/Sunday World.

"We are tapping directly into the needs of our readers by promotng the enjoyment and appreciation of wine. Since its inception, Sowetan Wine has had events in Gauteng, North West and Limpopo."

The readers will be hosted in a private VIP Lounge at the Joburg Wine Show where they will be able to interact with the chefs and winemakers.

The show starts tonight and ends on Sunday 7 at the Coca-Cola Dome. Tickets are available from Computicket for R90 per person, weekend passes cost R150 per person and special group rates of R80 per person apply for bookings of 10 or more people.

THE Wine Show Jo'burg is South Africa's fastest-growing wine show designed for you, the consumer. It is a great opportunity to taste, try and buy wines from over 130 estates.

Consumers can also learn about wine and wine-making at the show's Wine Theatre, or brush up on the latest food and wine pairing tips in the Friends for Dinner Theatre.

Executive chef Leon Hatton-Jones from the Park Inn Sandton Hotel will showcase the easy, contemporary cuisine of his RBG restaurant paired with various wines.

Theatre guests will most likely be able to taste his signature chicken and prawn curry with ginger preserve.

Hatton-Jones has cooked for former president Nelson Mandela and President Jacob Zuma. Party girl Paris Hilton counts amongst his celebrity diners.

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