Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe’s annual Wine, Gin and Craft Beer Festival returns this week after a two- year stoppage due to the COVID 19 lockdowns.
The festival which kicks of today and ends tomorrow will take place at Queen of Heart restaurant in Harare are expected to participate and these are drawn mainly from South Africa.
The two day programme will involve Danai Wineries, host Queen of Hearts Restaurant, and South African wineries. The Festival is held to market wine brands.
Stanbic Bank’s Head of Brand and Marketing, Palmer Mugavha expressed delight at hosting the event after the two-year break.
The annual Wine Testing festival, which is sponsored by Stanbic Bank and its partners started in 2018 and was scheduled to enter its third year in 2020 before being cancelled because of COVID 19 restrictions.
“The Festival was a permanent fixture on our calendar pre-COVID and being the biggest event of its kind in the country. We are now set to host the Festival of all festivals as we make up for lost time,” said Mugavha.
This year hundreds of budding connoisseurs will come together over two days to sample the different wines, Gin and Craft Beer predominantly from Cape Town and Southern Africa.
He said the Wine Festival provided an opportunity for Stanbic Bank to entertain some of its customers and the general public who appreciate great wines through this unique event.
Wineries from Cape Town, Gin and Craft Beer producers from the region grace the event displaying their wide range of products.
In 2019, wine and beer enthusiasts were treated to top shelf hand crafted beers and wines produced by some of Southern Africa’s best vintners and sommeliers at the event’s usual Queen of Hearts venue.https://masvingomirror.com