WIN 5 double tickets to the Franschhoek MCC & Champagne Festival, presented by Mastercard

24 Nov

A panoramic view of the champagne festival in Franschhoek (image supplied by Tribeca PR)

A panoramic view of the champagne festival in Franschhoek (image supplied by Tribeca PR)

This weekend I’ll be attending the Franschhoek “Magic of Bubbles” MCC & Champagne Festival, presented by Mastercard, for the third time. The festival is taking place on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 November 2014, from 12h00-17h00 in the grand marquee situated on the lawns surrounding Franschhoek’s iconic Huguenot Monument.

I’ll be giving away 5 sets of double tickets valued at R2000 in total to attend the festival on Sunday the 30th of November 2014 – theme: Parasols & Panama Hats. Stand a chance to win double tickets by sharing this post via Twitter or Facebook, tagging me (@the_foodfox / https://www.facebook.com/thefoodfox) and tagging #FHKbubbly & @MastercardMEA.

The Magic of Bubbles festival is one of the highlights on the yearly calendar of wine events (image supplied by Tribeca PR)

The Magic of Bubbles festival is one of the highlights on the yearly calendar of wine events (image supplied by Tribeca PR)

Tickets are valued at R200 per person, including access to the festival, a complementary tasting glass and tasting coupons (extra coupons can be purchased at the festival). Tickets can also be bought online at www.webtickets.co.za, with a 10% discount if they are purchased using a MasterCard card.

I’ve been privileged enough to attend this festival for the past 2 years as a guest, and it was my absolute highlight on the wine calendar in the Western Cape. The atmosphere, setting, quality of offering and general festive vibe is unrivaled, and a total must for any wine/MCC lover in South Africa. Make the effort to dress the part – it adds to the fabulous spirit of drinking and enjoying MCC.
Me and Schalk in front of the Mastercard Goumet Theatre at last year's MCC fest.

Me and Schalk in front of the Mastercard Goumet Theatre at last year’s MCC fest.

Well-known local MCC producers at the Festival include Pierre Jourdan, Morena, Môreson, La Motte, Boschendal, Leopard’s Leap, Noble Hill, Plaisir de Merle, Anthonij Rupert Wines, JC le Roux, Krone, Pongracz, Steenberg and Villiera. Some of France’s best Champagnes will be represented by brands such as Piper Heidsieck, Champagne Guy Charbaut and Veuve Clicquot. Bread & Wine, The SalmonBar, Haute Cabrière, Le Franschhoek, L’Ermitage, Restaurant at Grande Provence and Mont Rochelle are a few of the restaurants showcasing their menus during the festival. The theme for this year’s festival is black and white, with an emphasis on Parasols and Panamas hats. Like every year, a prize will be awarded to the best-dressed couple on each day.

Thank you to Mastercard and Tribeca PR for the generous give-away. Winners will be notified by Friday morning the 28th of November 2014.
Your tasting glass, courtesy of Mastercard (image supplied by Tribeca PR)

Your tasting glass, courtesy of Mastercard (image supplied by Tribeca PR)

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