South Africa

The Wine Ladies to host an evening of South African Splendour!

June 2nd -The Wine Ladies to host an evening of South African Splendour!

South African Splendour party at Touch de l'Afrique

South African Splendour party at Touch de l’Afrique

Brought to you in conjunction with The Escoffier Society of Toronto in support of the World Chef’s Tour Against Hunger in South Africa and worldwide.

To purchase your tickets online Click Here or call 905-338-6797

Join us June 2nd, 2011 for a special evening of South African culture , set in the stunning interior decor store Touch De L’Afrique for an evening of exclusive, spectacular wines from South Africa, scintillating food, mesmerizing music and much more. Experience a touch of Africa with the vibrant beat of the African drums, be spellbound by indigenous dance expression and be inspired by a “medicine man” reading with your personal encrypted stone. The funds raised that evening will help send our Canadian culinary team to South Africa this summer for the 3rd “World Chefs Tour Against Hunger”. Over 200 chefs from across the globe will to participate in feeding the nation. The World Tour hopes to raise a total of R4 million to fend off hunger.

The Wine Ladies TV show “One Sip At A Time” will welcome you on the red carpet and capture the magic and special moments of this sparkling night. Our silent auction table will be abundant with an assortment of incredible prizes, featuring something for everyone including a special door prize to be announced. The South African wines will be available for purchase as well.

With Tselane Mokuena, Consul General of South Africa to Canada

With Tselane Mokuena, Consul General of South Africa to Canada

Event Details
Date: June 2nd 2011
Time: 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm Red carpet: 6:30 pm- 7:00pm: Event:7:00 pm-10:00pm:
Place: Touch De L’Afrique, 229 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, Ontario L6L 1H7
Cost: $75.00 (plus taxes)

To purchase your tickets online Click Here or call 905-338-6797

Why are we doing this?
As The Wine Ladies we are in an industry where we enjoy wonderful wine and fabulous food every day. In Canada, we are blessed from coast to coast with apple orchards, dairy farms, fisheries, wheat farming, to the wineries and much, much more. There are many people in the world that are not as fortunate as we are here, we want to help raise awareness for world hunger and help eradicate it forever! Please join us!

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Weather Wish! Just putting it out there, we are tired of the cold, the rain and the snow. The Masters was great but now it’s time for golf season to begin! Golf and wine go hand in hand, Can’t wait to take a few lessons with eight time LPGA champion Sandra Post at one of the undiscovered gems in golf The Diamond “in the Ruff Golf Club in Muskoka, beautiful w cottages to rent too. Also check out: Who you think is the better golfer Georgia or Susanne? A little sibling rivalry going on here.

June 17th-18th 1000 Islands Wine and Food Festival
Did you know that …

…..there are over 1,800 islands in the 1000 Islands Region, shared between the United States and Canada?

…..that George Boldt the proprietor of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City built a castle as a tribute to his wife, who perished at a young age before the castle was completed. Boldt, heartbroken, left the island and stopped the construction of the partly erected castle. It stands to this day unfinished.

….that Thousand Islands Salad Dressing was developed in the late 1800s by Oscar of the Waldorf while accompanying his manager, George Boldt on a fishing excursion on the St. Lawrence River. Thousand Island Dressing: 1 cup mayonnaise,1/4 cup chopped green olives,3 tablespoons chopped capers,1 small onion finely grated,1 tablespoon tomato paste,1/2 teaspoon chilli sauce

Join us for the 1000 Island Wine and Food Festival taking place (June 17th-18th) all weekend long at the Brockville Memorial Centre. Dine on delicious cuisine created by local award winning restaurants and local food purveyors from heavenly cheesecakes, to fresh roasted coffee, pancakes, artisan cheese ,olive oils and more. Taste local and international wine, spirits and beer and be entertained by some of the best jazz music in the country. The 11th annual 1000 Islands Jazz Festival, named the Canada’s “Best Small Jazz Festival in Canada” happens to be taking place at the same time, so while you enjoy the many fruits of the 1000 Islands you’ll be able to take in the tunes of popular jazz artists while sipping on your favourite vino of choice. Look for the giant jar of corks, count them at Brockville Tourism and you could win a surprise prize!

Out and about this week!

CRUSH fashion wine event an outstanding success!
Awesome Sunday afternoon was had by all at the 1st annual CRUSH event put on by our favourite ladies fashion store Silkeborg and Inniskillin Wines in support of the Red Roof Retreat. Incredible fashions featuring flirty little dresses, slinky pant suits, pastels, florals and more. Delish Chardonnay & Cabernet Franc from Inniskillin while munching on yummy munchies, & cupcakes! All for the great cause Red Roof Retreat, a charity based in NOTL helping kids/young adults with special needs. Thanks to SNO of Sweden jewellery for prize, thanks everyone for coming, we loved being your hosts today! Despite the chilly temperatures $2000 raised for Red Roof Retreat!

About The Wine Ladies
The Wine Ladies, Georgia and Susanne founded by entrepreneur sister team in 2003, take life one sip at a time as they share the splendour of food and wine for all and the wonderful lifestyle it entails.

Regular national TV personalities, columnists and hosts of their own weekly TV and radio show about wine, food and lifestyle these ladies share their passion and live life to the fullest and without hesitation. Their motto “everything in life somehow comes back to the vine” keeps their audiences entertained and informed. Contact them at or Facebook Fanpage .

For all The Wine Ladies TV podcasts and archived shows visit TheWineLadies TV Show, and from anywhere and anytime.

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