southern sun rosebank to host exclusive wine tasting experience showcasing michelangelo international wine & spirits awards winners

southern sun rosebank to host exclusive wine tasting experience showcasing michelangelo internationau

Johannesburg, South Africa, 16 October 2023 ' Southern Sun is excited to announce that Southern Sun Rosebank will be hosting an exclusive Wine Tasting Experience following the 27th Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards. This prestigious event, scheduled for the weekend of 10 and 11 November, promises an unforgettable journey through a remarkable selection of premium South African wines and spirits.

Since 2018, Southern Sun has been the proud hospitality partner of the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards. Building on this partnership, Southern Sun Rosebank is set to host an exceptional wine tasting experience showcasing these award-winning wines. This event presents a unique opportunity for wine and spirits enthusiasts to taste the wines and meet the winemakers and producers who created them.

Marcel von Aulock, Chief Executive of Southern Sun, commented on the hotel groups enduring partnership with the Michelangelo Awards, saying, Our association with these awards provides us with a platform to showcase some of South Africas most celebrated winemakers and support an industry closely tied to our own. We are delighted to be hosting the Michelangelo Wine Tasting Experience and look forward to welcoming wine enthusiasts to Southern Sun Rosebank.

The Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, Africas foremost wine and spirits competition, features an esteemed panel comprising 18 international judges from 15 countries and 6 accomplished South African wine judges. Only the top one-third of entries earn coveted medals, including Grand Prix,

Trophy, Platinum, Double Gold, Gold, and Silver awards.

Mynard Slabbert, co-owner of the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, emphasised the significance of the Wine Tasting Experience, stating, This event serves as a splendid showcase for the 2023 Michelangelo Awards winners, and brings together the wines, winemakers, and producers, offering local wine enthusiasts, sommeliers, restaurateurs, and merchants an exclusive opportunity to engage with them and savour their award-winning creations firsthand.

Tickets for the Michelangelo Wine Tasting Experience hosted by Southern Sun Rosebank, can be purchased online at Computicket for R350 per person. Each ticket includes bottomless wine tasting and a light meal.

Make it a memorable occasion with an overnight stay at Southern Sun Rosebank. Take advantage of our exclusive accommodation packages which include tickets to the wine tasting experience. Visit to book your stay.

Dont miss this exclusive Wine Tasting Experience at Southern Sun Rosebank"a celebration of excellence in South African wines and spirits.

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Southern Sun is Southern Africas leading hospitality group comprising over 90 strategically located hotels and resorts, a wide collection of restaurants and more than 300 conference venues and banqueting facilities in South Africa, Africa, Seychelles and the Middle East. With a rich heritage of excellence and dedication to delivering service with flair, Southern Sun provides guests with unforgettable experiences at destinations that offer unparalleled variety and scale.

The groups portfolio of brands comprises award-winning luxury hotels such as 54 on Bath, Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa, the Beverly Hills, Mount Grace Hotel & Spa, the Sandton Sun & Towers and Paradise Sun, as well as renowned brand collections, including Southern Sun Hotels, SunSquare, Garden Court, StayEasy and SUN1 hotels, and a selection of Southern Sun Resorts in idyllic settings.

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