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Wed, Sep 22|
South African Wines with Ginny Povall & Pascal Schildt
The wine industry in South Africa is undergoing an exciting period of change, both in the vineyard and in the winery.
Time & Location
Sep 22, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
New Haven, 470 James St, New Haven, CT 06513, USA
About the Event
The new generation of winemakers in South Africa, many of whom have traveled and worked all over the world, are innovating and improving both in the vineyards and in the cellars. It is a very exciting time for South African wines, which have improved dramatically in recent decades.
During this class, we are excited to be joined by winemaker Ginny Povall at Botanica Wines and importer Pascal Schildt of Pascal Schildt Selections.
Botanica Wines was founded in 2009 by owner and self-taught winemaker Ginny Povall, American born, who fell in love with the beautiful Cape Winelands, purchased Protea Heights farm in Stellenbosch’s Devon Valley and relocated to the southern tip of Africa in 2008. Established in the late 1940s, Protea Heights was the first farm in South Africa to cultivate indigenous protea flowers commercially.
Pascal Schildt Selections imports wines from the most compelling producers of South Africa. The portfolio consists of family-owned and operated wineries, which all pursue quality over quantity. Pascal brings their spirit to his clients across the United States.
THE BLACKSMITH BAREBONES, CINSAULT
Fable Mountain Vineyards Raptor Post red Blend
Botanica Wines Flower Girl Albarino
Botanica Wines Flower Girl PetNat
Seating is limited to 30 people in order to provide safe and adequate social distancing to ensure everyone's comfort level.
Last day to sign up is 9/19/21
$40pp includes the class, wine tasting and individual charcuterie box. Please specify when purchasing your tickets if you have any allergies.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Please plan accordingly.
If minimal class attendance is not met by 9/19, the class will be canceled and all ticket holders will receive a full refund.
South African Wine Class
+$2.54 sales tax
This ticket includes: Admission Wine tasting class Charcuterie box. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Please plan accordingly.
+$2.54 sales tax0