The annual grand wine tasting tour by Wines of South Africa (WOSA) has become one of the most sought after lifestyle events in Ghana. This year, the event returned to the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in style, with swanky guests, lots of wine and happy people!
As usual, WOSA assembled some of the best winemakers and brands from South Africa for this grand tasting fair to promote quality South African Wines in Ghana. The event on Saturday, July 20 saw a lot of fun and engaging interactions between consumers, wine distributors and wholesalers as well as the hospitality and tourism industry practitioners, while highlighting South Africa’s extensive and impressive wine offering.
The wine tasting ceremony was the highlight to cap WOSA’s well planned activities including a Wine Course Training session for Hospitality and Tourism operators like Restaurants, Pubs, Lounges and Hotels, Business to Business session with Wine Distributors/Wholesalers, potential wine importers etc.
Matome Mbatha, WOSA’s Market Manager for Africa reiterated the strategic role Ghana plays in the sub region, highlighting the country’s enviable position as an investment destination and the strong bond of business between South Africa and Ghana.
Some of the South African wine brands that exhibited at the wine tasting tour this year were KWV, Overhex Wines, Bayede, Accolade wines, Vinimark Wines, DGB, and Women in Wine. Women in Wine is the first wholly owned and operated women wine business in South Africa. While Bayede Wine is a black owned enterprise and the only wine endorsed by a royal, King Zwelethini