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Wines of South Africa grand tasting connects wine lovers and wine business in Accra



Saturday, July 15 was a day of wine in Accra, as Wines of South Africa (WOSA) and partners brought wine lovers and dealers together the annual grand tasting at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel. The event brought together some of the best winemakers and brands from South Africa, giving the chance to Ghanaian traders and consumers a chance to explore what the country has to offer in wines. The day started in the morning with a ‘TweetUP’ event for Ghana’s most vibrant social influencers to taste and share their experiences on Twitter. It was hosted by Allister Kreft & Brad Coetzer’s Beverage Intelligence with tasting ranging from MCC to Viognier, muscat and cabernet sauvignon. In the afternoon, there was a forum to explore business opportunities in the wine trade, for businesses and individuals interested in import and distribution or whole sale of Wines of South Africa. The evening witnessed the grand tasting event, where invited guests got to taste some of the very best of  wines from South Africa. Exhibiting this year were brands like Bushmans Pad Estate, KWV, Libby’s Pride and more.  The grand event is an initiative of WOSA (a non – profit Organization) to promote the world acclaimed South African Wines to consumers around the World.The tour in West Africa and particularly in Ghana is in partnership with JON WILLIAMS Events Company which has joined forces with WOSA to promote quality South African Wines in Ghana. The team interacted with consumers, Wine distributors and wholesalers as well as the hospitality and Tourism industry in Ghana. The tour will also include a professional Wine Course Training session for Hospitality and Tourism operators like Restaurants, Pubs, Lounges and Hotels. Over the last few years Ghana has been selected as a strategic destination in West Africa due to many factors which the organizers are hopeful will be the epitome of great hospitality, business and pleasure for all stakeholders in the industry. Ghana holds an enviable position as a favorite investment destination in the sub–region and with a strong bond of business between South Africa and Ghana.]]>

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