The 7th Soweto Wine Festival to be Held From 1 to 3 September 2011
DirectRooms.com is delighted to confirm the 7th Soweto Wine Festival is to be held from the 1st to the 3rd September 2011 at the University of Johannesburg, Soweto Campus in Soweto, South Africa.
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August 10, 2011 (FPRC) -- The festival is the brainchild of neighbours Lynn Woodward and Mnikelo Mangciphu who wanted to introduce South Africa’s growing wine industry to the greater South African community.
The festival is very popular; in 2010 over 7,500 people visited over three nights. This year the festival will open every evening at 18.00 hrs and continue until 22.00 hrs. The exception is the final day, which will start at 17.00 hrs and close at 21.00 hrs. During the course of the festival, visitors will be able choose from over 950 selected of wines. The organisers have the right to restrict venue entry should too many people try to enter the festival at once because the current maximum allowance is 2,500 people.
The Soweto Wine Festival venue is easily accessible by road from the M68 Soweto Highway. Visitors should then look for signs to Chris Hani Road. For those who looking for accommodation, there are many cheap Johannesburg hotels that festivalgoers may wish to use while visiting Soweto.
Tickets cost R100 per night, or a three-day pass will cost R280. These tickets will not only give guests entry to the festival, but will also allow everyone a free special edition wine glass, a selection of over 800 wines to taste, a buyer’s guide, and free entry to the Food and Wine Pairing classes.
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