Ghanaians and expatriates living in Accra had lots fun at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel on Saturday, July 15 evening when Wines of South Africa’, a non-profit organization organised this year’s wine tasting event.
The third edition of the WOSA wine tasting gave patrons the chance to try some of the best wines from South Africa. The grand tasting tour, commenced in the morning with a ‘TweetUP’ event hosted by Allister Kreft & Brad Coetzer for Ghana’s most vibrant social influencers to taste and share their experiences on Twitter. 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 followed in the afternoon.
Patrons who spoke to Zionfelix.net at the evening event gave good reviews about the drinks they consumed on the night. Organisers of the event also had interaction with consumers, wholesalers and distributors who were at the show to enlighten them about the their products.
The grand event is an initiative of Wines of South Africa 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.
Wines of South Africa is a fully inclusive body, representing all South African producers of wine who export their products. WOSA, which was established in its current form in 1999, has over 500 producers on its database, comprising all the major South African wine exporters. It is also independent of any government department, although it is recognized by government as an Export Council.
WOSA’s mandate is to promote the export of all South African wines in key international markets. Traditional markets include the United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands. More recently, WOSA has also been developing markets for South African wines in the United States, Canada, Russia, and Asia. WOSA is funded by a levy per litre on all bottled natural and sparkling wines exported.
See photos from the event below: