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CLOSED: Divine Wine Boutique focuses on smaller less commercial family-owned vineyards
Last updated: Thursday, 4 August 2022
Divine Wine Boutique seeks out the smaller, less commercial wine farms in the Cape and brings their best cultivars to the glasses of wine lovers in the city. What’s more, it spotlights a different farm every Friday (from 5pm to 7pm) so you can meet their people, talk about the wine and, most importantly, taste it – for free.
Taste wine from small, local farms such as Nitida and Arendsig. Image: Karl Hildebrandt
JOIN THIS EVENT FOR WINE MAKERS + LOVERS
Divine Wine Boutique is tucked away in Long Street, you won’t find it unless you know about it. The business began in 2019, with the goal of making wines from the Elgin Valley accessible to Cape Town.
Now it features smaller, boutique wine farms from around the Cape and it brings that farm experience to city dwellers. Come to the free tasting events every Friday and you’ll get to meet representatives from the farm, who mingle and talk about their favourite cultivars.
Keep an eye on its Instagram feed to find out who will be hosting this week’s tasting. Image: Karl Hildebrandt
STAY FOR TAPAS
The wine-tasting bar also offers tapas and platters to share. There are 9 tasty bar dishes on the menu, ranging from mushroom arancini served with garlic aioli to Korean-inspired chicken wings glazed in gochujang sauce. Or order a hot platter with potato samosas, spanakopitas and other tasty snacks. The Asian Vegan platter includes spring rolls, wontons, cucumber salad and a range of Asian-inspired sauces.
If food and drink orders are placed on the night, tables can be reserved, otherwise it’s first come, first served. Image: Karl Hildebrandt
WHEN + WHERE TO GO
Divine Wine Boutique is open: Monday to Friday, 9am to 10pm
Find it: 35 Lower Long Street | Cape Town
Contact Divine Wine Boutique on: 021 007 1668, firstname.lastname@example.org, @divinewineboutique
Many of the wines at this gem have multiple accolades. Image: Karl Hildebrandt
By Simone Strydom
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