Durban - South Africa’s oldest wine event, the renowned Mercury Wine Week, which takes place this year from August 29 - 31, is celebrating 40 years of migrating the country’s premier wine estates from the Cape to Durban every winter.

To commemorate the milestone, the event which is a highlight on Durban’s winter social calendar, taking place over three evenings offering Durban’s wine- lovers a sampling smorgasbord of over 70 wine estates each showcasing their finest wines, will for the first time take place at Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom.

The Mercury Wine Week affords Durban’s wine-enthusiasts with the opportunity to meet and mingle with some of the country’s leading wine-makers from the Cape winelands’ finest red, white, rosé and sparkling wine estates, to sample the country’s finest blends.

To further celebrate the event’s 40th anniversary, a distinctive Bubbly area will feature the large and growing number of SA’s Méthode Cap Classique estates and their wide variety of sparkling wines.

Be sure to be a part of Durban’s premier winter wine event by booking your early bird tickets online now from iTickets at just R100. From July online tickets can be purchased from iTickets at R120 and at the door at R140. The price includes a tasting glass and unlimited wine tasting.

The Mercury