Wine Festival courts Soweto’s growing market of Connoisseurs

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Soweto Wine Festival courts Soweto’s growing market of Connoisseurs  True to the saying “new broom sweeps clean”, this year’s visitors to the 13th Standard Bank Wine Festival are in for a treat. With ushering in a new majority shareholder to the festival, Saki Zamxaka, comes his personal passion, and following, for South Africa’s best wines. As the festival […]


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Standard Bank to headline the 2018 Soweto Wine Festival “What’s your next?”#SBSowetoWineFest Soweto, Johannesburg, 02 August 2018 – The 2018 Soweto Wine Festival, taking place on the 1st and 2nd September at the iconic Walter Sisulu Square, has confirmed Standard Bank as its headline sponsor. This confirms Standard Bank’s support of the wine industry, Soweto […]

Soweto Wine Festival is officially 100% black-owned

Soweto Wine Festival Founders

GAUTENG, SOWETO, 29 JULY 2018 – After 12 years successfully bringing the vine to Soweto, promoting the best of South Africa’s wines and bubblies to Sowetans and visitors to Soweto, the Soweto Wine Festival has a new team on-board set to take it to new heights well into the future. The remaining two shareholders are co-founder of […]

#72hrsSoweto a success for the Soweto Wine and Lifestyle Festival 2015

The eleventh instalment of the annual Soweto Wine and Lifestyle Festival was a runaway success this past September. The launch of the #72hrsSoweto campaign hit just the right notes as eight local influencers shared their experiences of Africa’s most exciting destination over the three days of the event. Exposed to the vibrant street art, design, […]

#72hrsSoweto on Instagram

This year, we invited a few of South Africa’s top digital storytellers to spend 72 hours in the heart of Soweto during the weekend of the Soweto Wine Festival. We lined up some of Soweto’s coolest people and a series of Soweto experiences to give them a taste of what makes this Africa’s most exciting […]

Meet the #72hrsSoweto Influencers

We are proud and excited to be working on an exciting destination campaign around the 2015 festival, in conjunction with Destinate Solutions, South African Tourism, Gauteng Tourism Authority and Flow Communications. From 4-6 September 2015, we will bring some of South Africa’s top influencers to the heart of Soweto for the #72hrsSoweto adventure; an exciting new digital […]