Culture Wine Bar: A Buzzy Wine Bar for Lovers of the Good Stuff

Culture Wine Bar: A Buzzy Wine Bar for Lovers of the Good Stuff

Broaden your wine horizons – sans the snobbery.

Climb the stairs from street level and enter a marvellous world of wine… You’ve arrived at Culture Wine Bar, a sophisticated drinking hole, adjacent to chef Matt Manning’s Grub & Vine bistro on Bree Street, stocked with the finest South African and international wines, including rare gems and cult classics.

Everyone’s welcome

Culture Wine Bar May 2022 Events Dining

Whether you’re unwinding with friends over a glass or two, or you’re here to try something new, learn more about wine and engage with the sommelier and other fundis, Culture’s approachable vibe (and small menu of snacky bites from the bistro kitchen) makes it an obvious (and popular) choice.

Culture Wine Bar May 2022 Events Wine & Dine

The moody interiors reflect Matt’s vision of creating “a warm and welcoming space that’s contemporary and also timeless”. Think marble countertops and leather booths, wooden floors, high-beamed ceilings, and an exposed brick wall that runs down one side of the space. Grab the window seat for the best views over Bree Street.

Chardonnay heaven: Culture Club’s May 2022 event

Culture Wine Bar May 2022 Events Culture Club

Every month, wine lovers are invited to Culture Club, the bar’s flagship gathering in the Wine Library upstairs.

Coming up in May is a tasting like no other: 16 winemakers from the celebrated Hemel-en-Aarde region will share some of the best Chardonnay in the country (which, of course, also includes a few Cap Classiques). An A-to-Z of vineyard wizards will be in attendance, from Ataraxia, Bouchard-Finlayson and Creation to Hamilton-Russell, Spookfontein and La Vierge.

There are only 28 seats per event, so booking ahead is advised. A deposit of R300 is required to secure your seat that will be offset against your bill on the night.

Date 24 May 2022
Time 6pm for 6.30pm
Cost R450 (includes 14 wines, 3 MCCs, canapés and cheese)
Book through DinePlan

The Wanderlist: SA vs The World

Culture Wine Bar May 2022 Events The Wanderlist

Travel the world through your wine glass this month when Tom Prior and Culture’s Eric Botha take guests through a blind tasting of Wanderlist wines vs South African favourites. The stellar lineup of wines includes:

  • Greywacke Wild Sauvignon Blanc 2017 (New Zealand)
  • Thierry Germain L’Insolite Chenin Blanc 2020 (France)
  • Larry Cherubino Margaret River Chardonnay 2020 (Australia)
  • Blackbook Winery Nightjar Pinot Noir 2019 (England)
  • Easthope Hawkes Bay Syrah 2020 (New Zealand)
  • Catherine and Pierre Breton Chinon les Beaux Monts 2017 (France)
  • Luddite Shiraz 2017
  • Klein Constantia Metis Sauvignon Blanc 2020
  • Raats Old Vines Chenin 2018
  • Tesselaarsdal Chardonnay 2020
  • Newton Johnson Family Vineyards Pinot Noir 2020
  • Keermont Cabernet Franc 2018

Date 17 May 2022
Time 6pm for 6.30pm
Cost R595
Book through DinePlan

Opening times Tuesday – Saturday, 12pm – late
Contact details 076 256 8654,
Address 103 Bree Street, Cape Town

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