Calling big bidders

Mark Renshaw shows off the Cervelo S5 aero road, which the successful bidder on the Tour de France lot will get.

Despite its name, it’s not only rare and highly sought- after wines that are up for offer at the 2018 Cape Wine Auction event, but exclusive invitations to some of the best sporting events for those fans with big cheque books and even bigger hearts.

Two of the lots that include such sporting opportunities, are two VIP tickets to a select 2018/19 regular season Manchester United match at Old Trafford in Manchester, as well as a 2017/18 training top signed by Paul Pogba, and a first-hand experience of the Tour de France courtesy of Nederburg, including a Cervelo S5 aero road bicycle.

The action kicks off on Friday February 9, at the Tokara Deli on the Tokara Wine and Olive Estate, on the Helshoogte Pass outside Stellenbosch, with the American Express Barrel Auction, followed by the main event – the Cape Wine Auction – sponsored by Nedbank Private Wealth, taking place the following day on Saturday February 10, at the Rustenberg Estate in Stellenbosch.

 All money raised goes to 27 beneficiaries, who make a profound impact on education and the lives of children in the Cape winelands.

Last year’s auction raised a staggering R22.3 million, and the organisers are determined to better that figure this year.

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