Celebrating 21 Years of Excellence at the Absa Champagne in Africa Festival

Champagne lovers are in for a rare and elegant opportunity to savour the nectar from 35 Champagne houses.

By YourLuxury Africa
Jessica Nkosi (Actress & Entrepreneur) and Tinashe Nyamudoka (Champagne Expert)

The annual Absa Champagne in Africa Festival is a highly anticipated and exclusive Champagne event on the social calendar, where Champagne connoisseurs gather to celebrate at Africa’s only true Champagne festival.

Celebrating 21 years of existence and excellence this year, the Festival is elevating the experience with two exciting nights open to the public, in addition to the esteemed captains of industry, valued clients and guests who will grace this exquisite social soirée.

Tinashe Nyamudoka (Champagne Expert) & Viwe Bacela (Head of Marketing: CIB Client Coverage and Strategic Projects Absa Corporate and Investment Banking)

The Absa Champagne in Africa Festival will be hosted at the grand Summer Place venue in Sandton and opens to the public on the 10th and 11th of November 2023. This event is curated in collaboration with the Ambassadeur Dignitaire of L’Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne, members of the centuries-old French order tasked with extolling the virtues of Champagne globally. This year, up to 35 different Champagne producers will join in the festival. Prepare for a finely paired gastronomic and theatrical menu that will delight your taste buds, along with an immersion into the worlds of art and fashion, from the first sip to the last drop.

“We are delighted to host a scintillating Absa Champagne in Africa Festival. This year, we are reaching for the stars, toasting to 21 years of African success stories. Champagne represents superior experiences, delectable cuisine, and great conversations – these are the moments we cherish and share with our festival guests, and we look forward to delighting them once again,” says Sydney Mbhele, Group Chief Marketing and Corporate Affairs Officer at Absa Group. “We are proud to witness the continued growth of the festival and eagerly anticipate celebrating with prestigious Champagne and luxury brands that captivate the world’s attention with their distinct flavours and diverse styles, appealing to all five senses,” Mbhele adds.

Tinashe Nyamudoka (Champagne Expert)

Champagne has a remarkable way of launching ships, sealing deals, marking love affairs, and bringing people together in friendship and festivity. It is a symbol of world-class excellence and universal success. This makes the Absa Champagne in Africa Festival, a perfect way to wind down  the year on a positive and optimistic note.

To discover everything that the Absa Champagne in Africa Festival has to offer, purchase tickets* at https://cib.absa.africa/champagne-in-africa for R1950,00 per person

*Get up to 30% real cash back with Absa Rewards, depending on your tier. Sign Up on the Absa Banking App for more.

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