The 2017 Auction Lots

Our Auction lots are one of a kind experiences, that are not available for purchase. They include rare wines, exceptional private homes, supremely talented chefs and winemakers, and access to the inner sanctum of the South African wine industry. These opportunities come along once, for one auction, and then are not repeated.


The Bouchard Finlayson Lot

A one-of-a-kind collection of six bottles of the renowned Tête de Cuvée Pinot Noir. As well as a three-night stay at The Red Carnation’s Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa. Find out more here.

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The Creation Wines Lot

Including stays at the Palgrave Penthouse Apartment at the V&A Waterfront, and the 5-star Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. Three vintages of the Creation Art of Chardonnay and Creation Art of Pinot Noir as well as a three litre bottle of the Creation Reserve Pinot Noir. Find out more here.

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The De Toren Lot

Seven nights on board The World Residences at Sea. Three bottles of the maiden vintage 2010 Book XVII & 2012 The Black Lion. Twelve bottles of the maiden vintage 1999 De Toren Fusion V & 2004 De Toren Z. Find out more here.

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The Azura Retreats Lot

This incredible lot includes an all-inclusive stay at Azura Benguerra Island in Mozambique and five cases of the Chateau Pas de Loup from France’s Loire Valley. Find out more here.

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The Banhoek Conservancy Lot

With this lot three couples get to experience stays at Thornybush Luxury Game Lodge, Delaire Graff Estate, the luxurious Rhodes Cottage on Boschendal Estate, and the Oldenburg Homestead. And more… Find out more here.

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The La Motte Lot

A red carpet event for twenty distinguished guests at La Motte Estate, including an élite tasting, stylish five course dinner in Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant and more… Find out more here.

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The Rickety Bridge Lot

Seven nights’ for two couples in a luxury apartment in Paris and seven nights’ accommodation for seven couples at Les Louvres Private Villa Provence. Find out more here.

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Deetlefs, the 7th Generation Lot

A single bottle of Deetlefs Muscat 1974 Muscat de Alexandrie in a limited-edition box. Private interactive cooking lessons for eight people at the Ginger & Lime Food Studio in Cape Town. And more… Find out more here.

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The Villa Santorini & Airlink Long Luxury Mozambican Weekend

An ultimate beach villa with exceptional privacy and the Santorini signature luxury “home away from home” experience. Find out more here.

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The Timeless Africa Safaris, Saxon & Sabi Sabi Lot

This lot includes an incredible getaway for two at the renowned Saxon Hotel Villas & Spa and Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge, plus more. Find out more here.

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The Lourensford Estate Lot

The Lot includes a stay for three couples at an exclusive and private game lodge. Meals, accommodation, game drives, return flights, transport and a selection of Lourensford wines are included. Find out more here.

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The Meerlust Lot

An incredible twenty bottle vertical of Meerlust Rubicon and a weekend getaway for two couples at the “Quarters” on the Meerlust Estate. Find out more here.

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The Royal Reserve Lot

From Pinots to Penthouses and from Chardonnays to Catamarans.

Be the first to stay in the penthouse of Cape Town’s most exclusive new hotel. Find out more here.

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The Vriesenhof & Newmark Queen Victoria Hotel Lot

An extensive collection of the Vriesenhof Conservation Collection and an exclusive stay at the Presidential Suite of the 5-star Queen Victoria Hotel. Find out more here.

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The Awesome Robertson Long Weekend Experience for ten People

Two nights luxury accommodation for ten people at Excelsior Wine Estate in Robertson, as well as a trio of De Wetshof Estate’s flagship Bateleur Chardonnay in various formats. Find out more here.

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The De Grendel & Vineyard Hotel Gourmet Lovers Lot

Dinner for twelve at the De Grendel Manor House hosted by owner Sir De Villiers Graaff and cellar master Charles Hopkins. Twelve bottles of De Grendel’s super premium and exclusive flagship blend – Sir David Graaff First Baronet of Cape Town. Find out more here.

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The Glen Carlou Lot

Stay at the Karkloof Safari Spa for two people for six nights, receive an original one-of-a-kind piece by renowned artist, Willem Boshoff and a private five-course celebration experience for 20 guests at Glen Carlou. Find out more here.

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The Alps to Alps Swiss Ski Chalet Lot

A wintery week’s ski break stay for eight people in a Swiss Alps chalet. Two cases of the Best of the Italian Alps/Northern Italy wine, offered by Vinotria Imported Italian Wines. Find out more here.

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The Leeu Collection & Mullineux & Leeu Lot

Live the Leeu lifestyle, including luxury accommodation, gourmet dinners, tutored tastings and autographed limited edition three-litre bottles of Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines Single Terroir Syrah. Find out more here.

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The Nederburg & Tour de France Lot

A once-in-a-lifetime five-day experience for two to the 2017 Tour de France with Nederburg, the exclusive premium wine partner of Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka. Find out more here.

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The Franschhoek Culinary Experience

The Franschhoek Culinary Experience captures some of Franschhoek’s finest food and wine offerings, and the lucky bidder is assured of a truly memorable experience. Find out more here.

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The Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons Lot

A two-night stay for three couples at the Rupert & Rothschild Manor House. As well as a rare collection of Champagne Barons de Rothschild Blanc de Blancs Vintage and an Imperial of Rupert & Rothschild Baron Edmond. Find out more here.

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The Jan Harmsgat Guest Farm Lot

Two nights’ luxurious stay for ten couples at Jan Harmsgat Country House. Each couple will also be given a case of their favourite JHG varietal to take home and enjoy.Find out more here.

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The Riva Dalmatia “CROATIA” & Young Guns Lot

An incredible 10 day stay for four people in Split and Hvar on Croatia’s Dalmatian coastline which is widely acclaimed as the new must-see Mediterranean destination and one of Condé Nast’s world top ten most beautiful islands. Find out more here.

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The Sweetheart Lot

An unique collection of some of the world’s rarest, most exciting and elusive dessert wines. Find out more here.

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The Ernie Els Wines Golf & Gourmet Experience

A VIP golfing experience, including rounds at some of South Africa’s most exclusive Golf Estates. Enjoy a week of golf and gourmet indulgence whilst watching the 107th South African Open Championship (SA Open) in January 2018 Find out more here.

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The Bisquit Hedonism Experience

The Bisquit Hedonism Experience is a journey through the finest French savoir-faire. An exquisite experience into the French art de vivre and craftsmanship. Find out more here.

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Luxurious Break in London to attend the BFI London Film Festival

A luxurious break in London to attend a Gala screening as part of the 61st BFI London Film Festival in October 2017. Find out more here.

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The Ellerman House Benguela Diamond Safari

Ellerman House, in partnership with Benguela Diamonds, is offering its guests an exclusive opportunity to embark on a ‘diamond safari’ to the mineral-rich West Coast of South Africa. Find out more here.

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The Morgenster Lot

An exclusive four-day long weekend for four guests sharing in the Jonkershuis cottage, situated on Morgenster. Find out more here.

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The Hawksmoor Lot

Exclusive use of Hawksmoor House, a meticulously restored Cape Dutch country retreat. The perfect opportunity to celebrate your dream wedding, birthday or celebration. Find out more here.

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The Kanonkop & Morukuru Ocean House Lot

A luxurious three night stay at the Morukuru Ocean House and a collection of Kanonkop Pinotage and Paul Sauer magnums. Find out more here.

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Celebrate the Golden Age of Glamour with Belmond & Vilafonté

A bespoke luxurious wine and travel lot that includes a stay at Belmond’s Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, the Hotel Cipriani in Venice, as well as an unforgettable journey on the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Find out more here.

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The Ultimate Napa Experience
at Auction Napa Valley 2017

A seven-day privileged experience of the world-renowned Auction Napa Valley. This VIP luxury experience for two includes: all local transportation and meals. Shari and Garen will accompany you on all aspects of the trip, to ensure a truly unique experience full of positive surprises. Find out more here.

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The “Generations of Change Lot” – Smit & Idiom Collection

The winning bidder will receive a monumental three metre face by Anton Smit called “Stream of Consciousness”, which has been painted by Lionel Smit. As well as an exclusive dining and vertical exploration of Idiom wines. Find out more here.

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The Mumm & Perrier-Jouët Champagne Lot

The unique VIP immersion experience in Champagne.. Find out more here.

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The Million Rand Bid 1 Big Act of Generosity

This one isn’t about amazing wines or once-in-a-lifetime, money-can’t-buy, kind of trips. But it is about a journey – a hope-filled journey that a child in need embarks upon when an act of generosity enriches his or her life. Find out more here.

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