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Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction: Buyers spend R14.788 million on top SA wines

With tumbling sales records, delicious food, rare wines available for tasting and an all-around electric atmosphere, this weekend’s 39th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction was once again an event for the books. Wine enthusiasts from far and wide raised a sum of  R14 788 000 with a total of 1792 cases (6 x 750ml) sold. […]

The Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme Auction – The Auction With a Heart

The annual Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme Auction is officially underway, with bidding taking place virtually on the Strauss & Co website. Running until 6pm on Monday, 9 October, It is a sister event of the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction, which will be taking place at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West on […]

2023 Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Wines Revealed

Anticipation is mounting as the 39th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) Auction approaches. Taking place on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 October 2023 at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West, the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction showcases rare and unique wines produced in small quantities. All wines are exclusively produced for the auction by members of […]

Beginner’s Guide to the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

Since its inception in 1985, the annual Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction has been a red-letter event on the calendars of wine aficionados both locally and abroad. With Guild members producing wines in small quantities exclusively for the auction, the event has gained a reputation for being a go-to for anyone seeking to add rare […]

How to Create Your Bidding Account & Register for Our CWG Auctions

As the dates for the auctions rapidly approach, it is time to unlock the gateway to these vinous treasures by registering to bid. To create your bidding account and register for this year’s 40th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) Auction and CWG Protégé Programme Auction, follow the three simple steps below: Step 1: Sign Up […]

Nedbank CWG Auction Programme

FRIDAY 30 SEPTEMBER 2022 – PRE-AUCTION TASTING We kick the day off with our pre-auction tasting at the Grand Ballroom, Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West. This event is a formal tutored (seated) tasting of the 2022 Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction wines presented and poured by the winemakers. 13:30-14:00 – Canapés and MCC in the […]

Auctioneer’s 5 Top Tips for Auction Day

It can be daunting if you are new to online auctions, so let us put you at ease. Here are 5 valuable tips our bidders can use to have the best experience during our upcoming auction days: Study the Auction Catalogue before the auction: This will help you get the full scope of all the […]

Celebrating the new

At the Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG), we leapt into spring 2022 on a positive note by celebrating all things new, from members and auction wines to a website makeover. New faces bringing fresh energy and ideas with them into the group of guild members are Alex Starey, Erika Obermeyer and Richard Kershaw MW. Alex, who […]

The Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme Auction – The auction with a heart

It will soon be time for the annual Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) Protégé Programme Auction, a platform that provides an opportunity to make a tangible difference in the wine industry. Coveted auction lots in support of this dynamic initiative include unique collections, rare verticals and wines that are no longer available from guild members, as […]

Vinous treasures await at this year’s Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

The anticipation is mounting as the 38th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) Auction, to be held on Friday 30 September and Saturday 1 October 2022 at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West, approaches. The Nedbank CWG Auction showcases rare and unique wines produced in small quantities exclusively for the auction by its members, a group of […]

Save the dates for this year’s highly anticipated Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

The prestigious Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) Auction, to be held on Friday 30 September and Saturday 1 October 2022, will be hosted by Strauss & Co, South Africa’s leading art and wine auction house. The Virtual Live Auction will be held at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West and will take place over […]

In order to take part in these Auctions, you will need to follow three simple steps before bidding.