THE 2023 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.
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The Constantia Wine Routes Experience for 30
Methode Cap Classique tasting on arrival overlooking the panoramic and historic vineyards of Constantia Winemakers “Stars of Constantia” walk-around tasting of our world-class award-winning wines. Four course lunch for 30 guests prepared by local Constantia Chef with magnificent long table setting in an exclusive one time only private location on the Constantia Wine Route. Luxury accommodation for one night for four couples.
The 5-star Jan Harmsgat Country House has seen the renaissance that captures its rich past, as well as fitting in with the discerning traveller’s needs. Space, charm and an unsurpassed opportunity to indulge in its authentic country ambience and history. The ‘Overberg’ warmth of hospitality extends way past the accommodation offering catering for all budgets with classic quarters, superior and executive suites and even options suitable for families.
The De Grendel Experience: Tour, Taste and Dine
Own a 12-vintage collection of De Grendel flagship Rubaiyat and experience the historic Cape farm in the company of cellarmaster Charles Hopkins. Ten guests will enjoy a personal cellar tour and tasting of premium, matured Vinothèque wines and a private luncheon of contemporary Cape cuisine and wine at De Grendel Restaurant.
Rickety Bridge & The Classic Car Weekend Tour
Tour the Winelands in style as six guests meander through the Franschhoek Valley in a selection of three vintage cars and end the day at Rickety Bridge Winery for a wine blending experience and one night’s accommodation for three couples in the Rickety Bridge Manor House. Choose three classic cars from a collection of Vintage and Modern Classic cars with excellent provenance and in pristine condition.
EXPERIENCE THE ROBERTSON WINE VALLEY | GRAHAM BECK’S PURSUIT OF THE PERFECT CAP CLASSIQUE BUBBLE & GET CAPTIVATED BY CHARDONNAY WITH WELTEVREDE ESTATE & DE WETSHOF ESTATE
It is a voyage over an enchanting week-end with three pioneers of the Robertson Wine Valley, the Valley of Wine and Roses some 160km east of Cape Town in the vast hinterland wilderness of the country’s wine industry that is also home to some of South Africa’s most visionary and accomplished wine personalities.
Hazendal, a Luxury Winelands Escape for 10 Guests on Land and Sea
Enjoy an unforgettable escape in the Stellenbosch winelands with a two-night stay for 10 people in The Homestead, a luxurious exclusive-use villa situated on Hazendal Estate in the Bottelary Hills.
Adrian Steirn, Girl and her Donkey signed & framed Print
Adrian Steirn is a renowned portrait and reporting photographer whose entreprenurial spirit and ability to shoot, produce and distribute his own work in partnership with global media platforms has allowed him to reach almost 750 million people over the last decade.
Escape to paradise in Mauritius
Framed by pristine beaces, azure ocean waters and lush tropical vegetation, La Maison d’Été is the kind of boutique hotel that will make your dreams of a lush island getaway come true. The property is replete with a private terrace from which to marvel at the lagoon and coral reefs. The hotel’s regal ambience is felt throughout the property, from its triple volume foyer with a dramatic spiral staircase and glass lift, crystal chandeliers and marble finishes, to its spacious rooms and breathtaking suits. This lucky bidder will get a 7 night stay for 4 people in 2 double rooms on a half board basis including a spa treatment.
Lucky Sip by Creation Wines & Guy & Julia Hands
Open Sesame … If you are a connoisseur with a sense of adventure, then this is your lot: a treasure waiting to be yours – quite literally – at your bidding. Creation Wines, in conjunction with philanthropists, Guy and Julia Hands, are delighted to afford the winner of this hugely rewarding lot a vast and eclectic collection of close to a thousand wines.
A Magical, Exclusive Food & Wine Experience at JAN Franschhoek on La Motte Wine Estate
An exclusive evening for 16 in JAN Franschhoek, an exceptional, seasonal food and wine experience in a charming historic cottage amidst Franschhoek’s most picturesque lavender fields. The menu of SA’s first Michelin-starred chef, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, tells a nostalgic food story. Includes a vintage selection of La Motte Pierneef Syrah Viognier.
Formula E experience & 1966 & 1968 Tabernacle Wines
Gear up for an exhilarating weekend with two tickets to Cape Town’s inaugural ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Take in the excitement of the day from the Premium Trackside Lounge. This spectacular airconditioned, glass-fronted marquee stretches alongside the track on the corner of Fritz Sonnenberg and Granger Bay Boulevard, offering a direct view to the pit lane exit.
Enjoy the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City
We are offering a double pair of hospitality tickets to the Nedbank Golf Challenge, one of the highlights of the South African sporting calendar, taking place from 9 to 12 November 2023. You will enjoy a luxurious stay at The Palace of the Lost City, Sun City’s flagship 5-star hotel. Your hospitality tickets will allow you entrance into the Gary Player golf course, access to the air-conditioned marquee, big-screen viewing, as well as post-play entertainment. You will also receive an invitation to the Beach Party held at the Valley of the Waves after the opening round, giving you the opportunity to join the players and a host of celebrities at this spectacular event.
Singita, DeMorgenzon & Paul Cluver together with Airlink present the Ultimate South African Safari
Singita, DeMorgenzon and Paul Cluver, together with Airlink, are offering the ultimate South African safari. The successful bidder will experience two unforgettable nights for four guests at either Sweni Luxury Lodge or Lebombo Luxury Lodge in the Kruger Park as well as two cases of Paul Cluver 7 Flags and two cases of DeMorgenzon’s The Maestro.
Seven Wonders of the Western Cape by Creation
Seven Wonders of the Western Cape. A world in one region, renowned for its breathtaking scenery and priding itself on world-class hospitality, exquisite cuisine and award-winning wines. Comprising a selection of seven of the finest gems, this lot provides a stairway to all this, plus the opportunity to enrich the lives of the young people of our region. Truly a win-win offer.
The Ellerman House & Silvan Safari Lodge Getaway
Private and exclusive, Ellerman House offers 13 rooms and suites, a tranquil spa, two ultra-modern villas, indigenous gardens, spectacular Atlantic Ocean views, and easy access to local attractions. Modern cuisine, an interactive cellar of vintage wines, and an extensive art collection, enhance a world-class experience that is authentically South African.
Enjoy Three Nights for Eight Guests at the Acclaimed &Beyond Benguerra Island, a Magical Indian Ocean Adventure Haven
The successful bidder will experience three unfortgettable nights with their friends or family (eight guests) at the acclaimed &Beyond Benguerra Island, a magical Indian Ocean adventure haven. Spend your day’s scuba diving, snorkelling, exploring the island, toasting the sunset from a traditional dhow or simply unwinding in the luxurious surrounds of your beautiful casinha. As well as 2cs Frans K. Smit Red Blend 4*1.5L 2017 from Spier Wine estate.
An ultra-luxury safari experience for eight at Cheetah Plains
Indulge in an unparalleled luxury sojourn in the Sabi Sand Nature Reserve. Experience a personalised private safari with three unforgettable nights with friends and/or family (eight guests) at the award-winning Cheetah Plains. Immerse yourself in the wild with zero-emission game-viewing electric vehicles, indulge in curated gastronomic journeys and restore balance in ultimate luxurious surrounds.
Experience Rugby’s Crowning Moment IN THE CITY OF LIGHTS
Experience the thrill of the Rugby World Cup 2023 Final at the Stade de France in Paris! From the time you land at Charles de Gaulle airport, where you will be met by the Mastercard hospitality team and whisked off to your hotel, you won’t need to worry about a thing other than immersing yourself in Paris and enjoying this once in a lifetime rugby experience.
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