The 2019 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.


CELEBRATE WITH CONSTANTIA

You’ll be the talk of the town and the most popular amongst your set of friends when you walk away with this lot as you will celebrate with 30 – yes, you read it correctly, 30! – of your friends in a luxury private setting on the exclusive and historic Constantia Wine Route.

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DE TOREN PRIVATE CELLAR, HENRIOT & SPRINGBANK – TOUR DES Ⅲ CONTINENTS

De Toren Private Cellar, the renowned craftsmen behind some of South Africa’s most luxurious wines, in partnership with esteemed Scottish Distillery, Springbank and prestigious French Champagne House, Henriot, is offering a lot for two, unobtainable to the general public.

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LANZERAC LOT

Set in the heart of a 162ha working wine estate on the outskirts of picturesque Stellenbosch, the luxurious Lanzerac Hotel & Spa exudes an air of elegance and provides the ultimate in personalised service. This year, the Hotel will be celebrating its 60th anniversary, and to celebrate this achievement, will be offering a premium birthday package to enjoy in the Manor House and throughout the Estate.

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THE MEERLUST NATURAL SELECTION LOT

Long recognized for producing world-class wines, Meerlust Estate has been the pride of the Myburgh family since 1756. Today, the traditional dedication to the art of winemaking continues under the guidance of Hannes Myburgh. Wines are only made from grapes grown on the estate, which is uniquely positioned for the production of wines with exceptional complexity and character.

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EXPERIENCE THE NEDBANK PRIVATE WEALTH LIFESTYLE WITH A TOUCH OF PAUL CLUVER WINES

Ndlulamithi Game Lodge is an exclusive getaway for those who value privacy, personalised service and have an appreciation for Africa’s fauna, flora, and magnificent landscapes. The lodge is privately owned by Nedbank and nestled in the malaria-free Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Limpopo province, three hours drive from Johannesburg.

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THE NEDERBURG & TOUR DE FRANCE LOT

A first-hand experience for two of the 2019 Tour de France, the world’s most iconic road cycling race, with Nederburg, the exclusive premium wine partner of the Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka cycling squad, known as Africa’s team. Spend an incredible five days following the final route of the race, now in its 106th year, and be part of the magnificent grand finale as cyclists race to the finish line on the Champs-Élysées in Paris on 28 July.

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KARKLOOF SAFARI VILLAS IN ASSOCIATION WITH NITIDA WINE CELLARS AND DE GRENDEL WINES

Hollywood actress and acclaimed conservationist Shannon Elizabeth, together with Karkloof Villas, De Grendel Wines and Nitida Wine Cellars present four unforgettable days for four people for the person who outbids everyone else for this fabulous lot.

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MAN & SOIL – THE ASHBOURNE EMUL ROSS & EBEN SADIE PINOTAGE PROJECT

In this extraordinary cooperative venture, two highly acclaimed winemakers – Emul Ross of Hamilton Russell Vineyards and Eben Sadie of The Sadie Family Wines – each offer their own single barrel’s worth of 2018 Pinotage from the Ashbourne farm in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley.

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450 PLATTER’S STARS

A once-off unique opportunity to own every Platter’s Five Star wine featured in the new 2019 edition. Many of these wines are unavailable on the open market and indeed most are long sold out. This is a spectacular addition to the library of any serious wine collector, or the perfect lot for the wine lover who wants to create an “instant” wine library of only the best South Africa has to offer.

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THE ROBERTSON LOT

This stunning lot includes: Two night’s accommodation for 10 people at Excelsior Estate (between May and August only). As well as a cellar tour and tasting. Excelsior Manor Guesthouse offers luxury accommodation in the heart of the Robertson Wine Valley on a working wine farm. Tasting and lunch at Springfield Estate with the Bruwer family. Tasting and lunch at De Wetshof with the De Wet family.

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THE RUPERT & ROTHSCHILD VIGNERONS LOT

At the foot of the spectacular Simonsberg mountain in the Franschhoek Valley lies the historic French Huguenot farm Fredericksburg established in 1690 and now home to Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons.

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THE FRANSCHHOEK EXPERIENCE

This is a dream lot for a connoisseur of good food and wine, including as it does meals and wines at some of the country’s top establishments.

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HAWKSMOOR DE GOEDE HOOP LOT

An opportunity to stay at De Goede Hoop where, according to the late Hans Fransen, (an authority on Cape Dutch homes): “Both the backdrop of the house and the view from the stoep have a good claim to rank as the most dramatically beautiful in the Cape”.

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THE AZURA RETREATS LOT

Mozambique’s Azura Quilalea is a wholly uninhabited island paradise and the perfect place to live out your castaway fantasies. Surrounded by the pristine waters of the Quirimbas Archipelago Marine Sanctuary, it’s the ultimate private luxury hideaway.

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CERTIFIED HERITAGE VINEYARD’S LOT

A two-day, two-night experience for four people around the old vine theme spanning the Cape Wine regions. The tour will commence in Stellenbosch with an overview of the Old Vine Project (OVP), a tutored tasting conducted by Old Vine Project Manager, André Morgenthal and OVP member winemakers.

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LIONEL SMIT AND CHRIS ERASMUS

Lionel Smit, born in Pretoria in 1982, creates monumental portraiture works on canvas, sculpture, silkscreen, video and public installations. Smit’s work has been exhibited locally and internationally in prestigious galleries, art fairs and public spaces, including a solo exhibition at the Didrichsen Art Museum in Helsinki and various public sculptures in the US including Union Square, New York City.

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SAILING THE CROATIAN ISLANDS

This sure to be hotly contested lot consist of an idyllic summer holiday exploring Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast, the gem of the Mediterranean. First, you and seven others will board a luxury Lagoon 450 Catamaran to enjoy 7 glorious days and nights relaxing on the Adriatic while exploring the numerous islands.

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MEMORABLE WINES, UNFORGETTABLE DESTINATIONS

Embracing two of life’s ultimate enjoyments – the finest fruits of the vine and great travel experiences – this lot will exceed your expectations on both counts. Over the years Creation Wines has earned a plethora of awards. Combined with the 5-star Grootbos Nature Reserve near the southern tip of Africa, the prestigious Constance Prince Maurice on magical Mauritius and the luxurious Queen Victoria Hotel, delightfully situated on Cape Town’s iconic Waterfront, make for a truly irresistible offer.

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DELAIRE GRAFF ESTATE – ICON LOT

This fabulous lot includes a two night stay for four couples at the Delaire Graff Lodges and Spa in the newly-designed lodges by the celebrated David Collins Studio. Guests can expect bespoke materials, exquisite soft furnishings and original artworks. A private, tranquil outdoor space surrounding a heated plunge pool floats over panoramic views of the Estate’s vineyards and the valley beyond.

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R100 000 AUCTION LOTS

This Lot is purely the gift of giving.

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