Unlock the unusual South African wines #UnlocktheUnusuals @WineMenuSA

The popular Wine Menu’s Unlock the Unusuals Wine Festival is back to showcase South Africa’s lesser known varietals, as well as some international examples, in the only focused platform in Gauteng of these wines. (See full list of wines at the bottom of this release).

This tasting of more than 80 truly exceptional wines takes place at the Killarney Country Club on Thursday, September 7, at 18h00 where visitors can try some of the finest Tempranillo, Semillon, Cinsaut, Grenache, Carignan, Tinta Barocca and many more delicious wine varietals. Tickets at R250 are available from Webtickets and Wine Menu at the Blu Bird Shopping Centre. The price includes unlimited tasting and light snacks.

Participation in the festival by wine producers is by invitation only, with the organisers ensuring that only top quality wines will be shown at the festival.

Consumers are choosing more ‘unusual’ grape varietals than ever before to broaden their wine experience. They are looking for something different in the marketplace. We have some fabulous product at this year’s festival.

Corlien Morris | Wine Menu

Wines are on sale on the night at less than their regular retail prices, while a number are no longer available in the general marketplace.

Book tickets here.


Almenkerk                Petit Verdot 2015 Magnum
Altydgedacht             Barbera 2015
Altydgedacht             Muskarade 2016
Altydgedacht             Gewurztraminer 2015
Altydgedacht             Gewurztraminer Swansong 2016
Beaumont                 Mourvedre 2013
Bergsig                     Touriga Nacional 2013
Boekenhoutskloof     Semillon 2015
Boekenhoutskloof     The Wolftrap White 2016
Constantia Uitsig       Sémillon 2014
David & Nadia            Aristargos 2016
David & Nadia           Elpidios 2015
David Finlayson        Camino Africana Cabernet Franc 2014
De Toren                   Delicate NV
Eagles’ Nest              Viognier 2016
Eagles’ Nest              Viognier 2016 1,5lt
Eenzaamheid            Cinsaut 2016
Eenzaamheid            Vin Blanc 2017
Fairview Wines         MCC 2014
Fairview Wines         Verdelho 2016
Fairview Wines         Nurok 2016
Fairview Wines         Rose Quartz 2017
Fairview Wines         Extrano 2013
Fairview Wines         Petit Syrah 2014
Fairview Wines         Viognier 2015
Fairview Wines         Cinsault 2016
Fairview Wines         Mourvedre 2015
Fairview Wines         Grenache SBP 2015
Fairview Wines         Pegleg Carignan 2014
Hartenberg               Tenacity Semillon 2014
Riesling 2014
Joostenberg             “The Piano Man” Viognier 2015
Joostenberg             “Small Batch Collection” Touriga Nacional 2015
Jordan                      Real Mc Coy Riesling 2016
Jordan                      Special Reserve Cabernet Franc 2015
Kloovenburg             Grenache 2016
Kloovenburg             Carignan 2015
Kloovenburg             Eight Feet White 2016
Kloovenburg             Eight Feet Red 2014
Lismore                   Age of Grace Viognier 2016
Lothian                     Riesling 2015
Lourens Family Wines Lindi Carien 2016
Lourens Family Wines Howard John 2016
Marelise Niemann      Momento 2016
Mother Rock              Cinsault / Carignan / Mourvedre 2016
Muratie                     Laurens Campher White 2016
Neil Ellis                    Grenache Vineyard Selection 2013
Neil Ellis                    Cinsaut Vineyard Selection 2014
Oak Valley                Stone and Steel Riesling 2016
Opstal                      The Barber Sémillon 2016
Overgaauw               Sylvaner 2016
Overgaauw               Touriga Nacional 2015
Paul Cluver                Dry Encounter Riesling 2015
Paul Cluver                Close Encounter Riesling 2016
Paul Cluver                Gewurztraminer
Raats Family             Cabernet Franc 2014
B Vintners                   Muscat de Alexandra 2016
B Vintners                   Haarlem to Hope 2016
Saronsberg                 Grenache 2015
Saronsberg                 Mourvedre 2015
Saronsberg                 Viognier 2016
Steenberg                   Semillon 2016
Steenberg                   Nebbiolo 2015
Sutherland                  Viognier / Roussanne 2014
Sutherland                  Riesling 2016
Sutherland                  Grenache Rose 2016
Tamboerskloof              Viognier 2016
The Foundry                Grenache Blanc 2014
The Foundry                Roussanne 2016
The Foundry                Viognier 2016
The Foundry                Grenache Noir 2015
Thelema                     Muscat de Frontignan 2016
Thelema                     Verdelho 2015
Thelema                     Riesling 2014
Trizanne                     TSW Barbera 2016
Waterkloof                  Seriously Cool Cinsault 2016
Zorgvliet                     Petit Verdot 2014

International Wines
ROCIM Branco                      Antao Vaz, Arinto & Roupeiro
Quinta do Carmo                Roupeiro, Antao Vax & Arinto
Mariana Rose                      Touriga Nacional & Aragonez
Trinca Bolotas                      Alicante Bouschet, Touriga Nacional & Aragonez
Quinta da Garrida Reserva    Touriga Nacional & Tinta Roriz
Justino’s Fine Rich                Tinta Negra Madeira

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