The top 10 performing lots of 2014

The 2014 AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction raised an amazing R7 million for education in the Cape Winelands. Below were the top 10 performing auctions lots.


The Mulderbosch Vineyards & Fable Mountain Vineyards American Dream – R700 000

AN ASTOUNDING WEEK-LONG CALIFORNIAN EXPERIENCE FOR TWO COUPLES. LUXURY ACCOMMODATION, WORLD-RENOWNED FINE DINING AND BREATHTAKING SCENERY. DINNER WITH CHARLES BANKS. GOLF AT PEBBLE  BEACH GOLF LINKS. DINNER AT THE FRENCH LAUNDRY, FAITH AND FLOWER, MICHAEL MINA, MATTEIS TAVERN AND RESTAURANT 1833. RETURN BUSINESS CLASS FLIGHTS.



The John Adams ‘Mandela Painting’ Lot – R460 000



The Glenelly Estate Lot – R450 000

A PRIVATE VERTICAL TASTING WITH THE ICONIC MADAME MAY DE LENCQUESAING EMBRACING THE GLAMOROUS HISTORY OF CHATEAU PICHON LONGUEVILLE COMTESSE DE LALANDE AND GLENELLY ESTATE.



The De Morgenzon Wines & Royal Portfolio Lot – R400 000

TWO NIGHTS FOR TWO COUPLES AT SINGITA, ONE NIGHT FOR TWO COUPLES AT LA RESIDENCE AND ONE NIGHT FOR TWO COUPLES AT BIRKENHEAD HOUSE. ALL CONNECTING FLIGHTS TO SINGITA. BUSINESS CLASS TICKETS FOR DOMESTIC FLIGHTS. AMAZING CHEF’S TABLE DINING EXPERIENCES AND A BLENDING OF PERSONALISED WINE FROM DE MORGENZON, WITH A BESPOKE LABEL.



The NY Magic Cape Classics Lot – R340 000

2 NIGHTS AT THE SURREY HOTEL IN NEW YORK. DINNER AT 11 MADISON PARK. LUNCH AT CAFE BOULUD. 2 METROLINER TRAIN TICKETS TO WASHINGTON DC. 2 NIGHTS AT THE JEFFERSON HOTEL, DINNER AT PLUME. LUNCH AT THE BLUE DUCK TAVERN AT PARK HYATT.



The Eben Sadie Signature Ammunition Crate Lot – R340 000

THE ONLY COMPLETE COLLECTION OF EBEN SADIE’S PALLADIUS AND COLUMELLA IN THE WORLD – EVER. AN UNPRECEDENTED COLLECTOR’S ITEM.



The La Motte & Francois Pienaar Lot – R300 000

A TASTING OF THREE VINTAGES OF SOME OF THE WORLD’S TOP SHIRAZ WINES. A FINE DINING EXPERIENCE AT PIERNEEF A LA MOTTE, HOSTED BY FRANCOIS PIENAAR AND HEIN KOEGELENBERG FOR SIX PEOPLE. SIX BOTTLES OF THE RARE FLAGSHIP 2007 HANNELI R, SIGNED BY HANNELI RUPERT-KOEGELENBERG.



The Ellerman House & Audacia Wines Lot – R260 000

THREE NIGHTS FOR THREE COUPLES AT THE EXQUISITE ELLERMAN HOUSE VILLA TWO. AN EXCLUSIVE DOM PERIGNON GASTRONOMIC EXPERIENCE. AN EXCEPTIONAL MAGNUM OF DOM PERIGNON. AN EXCLUSIVE WINE TASTING WITH MICHAEL VAN NIEKERK FROM AUDACIA. EXCEPTIONAL AUDACIA WINES.



The Vrede en Lust Lot – R220 000

3 MAGICAL NIGHTS FOR 4 COUPLES AT THE EXCLUSIVE LEOPARD CREEK COUNTRY CLUB. PRIVATELY HOSTED BY THE OWNERS OF VREDE EN LUST, DANA AND ANNEKE BUYS. GAME DRIVES AMONG SPECTACULAR WILDLIFE AND SCENERY. TWO ROUNDS OF GOLF ON SOUTH AFRICA’S TOP GOLF COURSE. INCLUDES RETURN PRIVATE FLIGHTS DEPARTING LANSERIA AIRPORT, OPERATED BY EXECUJET. PLUS A VERY RARE SL MAGNUM OF THE VREDE EN LUST BOET ERASMUS 2007.



The Klein Constantia & The Test Kitchen Lot – R220 000

AN INCREDIBLE DINNER FOR 12 GUESTS AT THE BIDDERS HOME, ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD. CATERED BY MASTER  CHEF LUKE DALE ROBERTS. A PAIRING OF RARE WINES FROM THE KLEIN CONSTANTIA LIBRARY HOSTED BY HANS ASTROM.


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