As the oldest wine festival in the country, The Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival is the ideal forum for social interaction between aficionados and wine masters, as cellar celebrities bring their latest vintages and treasured bottles. Everything is discussed from vine evolution to regional differences, while exclusive bargains are struck, and life-long friendships forged.
The Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival on the 4th & 5th June is the unmissable wine fair at which visitors can view, sample and buy the finest wines of our times. The Festival offers an unparalleled opportunity for new and established collectors to discover exceptional wines, from several regions and across a range of price points.
The Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival is the ultimate destination of those who aspire to enjoying the finest wines poured by the most talented winemakers. It is the inspiration of wonderfully crafted wines that uplift and enhance our lives.
Renowned, refined and sponsored by Standard Bank for 19 years, SA’s oldest Wine Festival stimulates thought and satisfies palates.
The tasting experience will be enhanced by the shape of the Zwiesel Kristallglas glassware sponsored by Ambience Hospitality Brands. Mineral water refreshment will be provided by Bené water, who have granted us sponsorship for over a decade.
Opening to the public on the 4th & 5th June, the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival will be celebrating an array of exceptional wines from the latest vintages. It is the most inspiring of wine festivals, showcasing an uncompromising collection. Designed for professionals and enthusiasts, It draws together winemakers from every corner of the country and is essential to understanding the wine industry of our time
At the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival you will find key industry players who highlight the potential of each vintage, and boutique wineries the wines of which display elegance and refined flavours. Standard Bank have sponsored the festival for 19 years highlighting their appreciation of the art of entrepreneurs. It is a masterpiece for connoisseurs of quality. Excellence, distinction and superiority from a bank who always offers a cut above the standard.
Ambience Hospitality Brands will provide elegant glasses which will enhance the fruit and spice in the wines, and Bene Water the mineral water to cleanse your palate.
You can have it all under one roof – tailored and personalized for your cellar.
The Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival is an inspirational, elegant showcase of the most prestigious wines, that represent the ultimate in quality and lifestyle. Refined in its tone and distinct in its voice, the festival acts as a platform to showcase unique wines, boutique cellars and distinguished personalities. It seeks to unveil the vintage leaders, whisper secrets of local and international labels and divulge the vinous secrets of bespoke Cape labels.
After 29 years, The Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival is the longest running and most prestigious show in Africa. It’s a great opportunity to taste and buy the finest. From its humble beginnings to its transformation into the oldest festival under one ownership in the world, the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival is a festival like no other, in a league of its own.
The joy of wine tasting is the joy of discovery. The Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival, introduces the magic of wine by leading wine enthusiasts through an unforgettable journey of hand-picked wineries. The key to its success is the offer of icon wines, limited exhibitors, limited people and the opportunity to buy distinctive vintages. In short, specialist wine providers who offer the elixir of life for lovers of fine wine.
Wine is not a one-size-fits-all approach it takes a personal connection. In providing a bespoke service, we are able to offer custom wines for exceptional cellars. Since every participating winery is carefully selected, it’s about both style preferences and quality as every label shows distinction. 2019 celebrates with a discerning array of “excellence” for 29 years.
The industry of wine is a competitive one, where each vintage brings change and new leaders. The wine world is about movement, and this petite festival showcases this year’s vintages, newly released brands, recently launched estates, and above all award-winning labels.
This elite affair, presenting hand-picked iconic producers, has become a firm fixture for wine connoisseurs and lovers alike. Meet leading winemakers, discuss maturation, the latest vintage, buy rare wines at special show prices and sip from large glasses sponsored by Ambience Hospitality Brands, custom made to refine the flavour of each grape
Juliet Cullinan’s constant quest to seek out these leading wineries relies on her knowledge of the wine industry since 1982 and her ability to expand the reach of Cape Wines to Gauteng. The partnership with Standard Bank, for 19 years, offers guests access to award-winning cellar masters. We continue to draw new and diverse audiences to the event.
Our philosophy has always been to showcase limited parcels of exceptional wines which portray a ‘sense of place’. It is a vitrine of the Cape’s finest cellars –handpicked for their superiority and distinction. These wineries have excelled, which accounts for the success and continued popularity of South Africa’s most coveted annual celebration. Our 19-year sponsorship with Standard Bank confirms their dedication to the South African industry, and our success at satisfying palates and stimulating the appreciation of wine. Together we have built our reputation on continuity and a commitment to offer an optimum experience for both winery and taster. This year should be our best yet as select boutique wineries present innovative labels at the gracious venue of Summer Place in Sandton.
As all the wineries are handpicked, The festival is more about style preferences than quality as every bottle shows distinction.
The evening offers an experience of a lifetime.
Tickets are available from Webtickets for R220 and R240 at the door.
The 29th Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival will be held at Summer Place, Sandton, South Africa, on the 4 & 5 June 2019 from 17h00 – 21h30.