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    Unveiling the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival 2017

    Posted on May 10, 2017 by NicoleAdmin in Blog, Event.

    The 2017 theme “unveil the sensory, timeless treasures and indulge in the secrets of the vine” holds true in every bottle as you “discover the nuances of fruit, flowers and oak”. We We encourage you to compare grapes, terroirs, and tastes at the 2017 Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival at Summer Place on May 16 […]

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    Unveil timeless treasures at the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Fest 2017

    Posted on April 30, 2017 by NicoleAdmin in Blog, Event.

    Unveiling the wine tasting experience to compare grapes, terroirs, and tastes is the theme of the 2017 Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival at Summer Place on May 16 and 17th . The 2017 theme ‘unveil the sensory, timeless treasures and indulge in the secrets of the vine’ holds true in every bottle as you […]

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    Celebrating a long-lasting partnership with Standard Bank

    Posted on April 4, 2017 by NicoleAdmin in Blog, Event.

    Standard Bank is proud to have been associated with the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival for 17 years. Wine making remains a fine South African tradition and an important sector to this country. Along with our wine makers, the success of this Festival is certainly testament to Juliet’s incredible passion for wine. We thank […]

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    Grape Expectations

    Posted on April 4, 2017 by NicoleAdmin in Blog, Event.

    The prequel for the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival started 27 years ago in Hermanus with my first wine tasting at home.  Norma Ratcliffe, first wine lady of Warwick, Peter Finlayson, pioneer of the Pinot, Thelema’s Gyles Webb, and the late Tim Hamilton Russell of Walker Bay, were among the cellar masters that served […]

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    A project to explore: “WINE AS A FINE ART“ called ILLUMINATION

    Posted on April 4, 2017 by NicoleAdmin in Blog, Event.

    We explore wine through the senses using art, music, and experiences to appreciate its taste and composition. Illumination Sight – Google virtual winery tours Visitors can experience the first 3D virtual winery tours in the world from the first “winery street view footage” Juliet Cullinan established with Google in 2009. Illumination Aroma Aromatic faults in […]

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    2 Weeks to Go! Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival

    Posted on June 30, 2016 by Smart Octopus in Blog.

    Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival on the 12th and 13th July 2016 at Summer Place, Hyde Park   Time to toast South Africa´s most prestigious, longest running, oenophile gathering as the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Fes㌀ val returns to Summer Place on July 12 and 13 for the 26th year.   Our focus this year is […]

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    Illumination – Deconstructing the grape and discovering the enjoyment of Wine

    Posted on June 30, 2016 by Smart Octopus in Blog.

    Juliet Cullinan has designed a novel way to convey her love of the fermented grape in her new concept of “Illumination”, which unpeels the mystical layers of wine appreciation through the media of art, music, and form vibrations. Since starting the eponymous Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival 26 years ago, her good nose and […]

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  • Golden Years (1947-2016)

    Posted on January 13, 2016 by Olivia Fair in Blog.

    By James Cullinan David Bowie was so timeless that I’d never thought it possible he could die. An artistic chameleon, he was full of surprises, and yet the only act that has truly surprised me since his elaborate alter egos of Ziggy Stardust or Aladdin Sane was his sudden and final disappearance. Like many, I […]

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  • Master Craftsmanship

    Posted on January 13, 2016 by Olivia Fair in Blog.

    If I mentioned international artists Chris, Will, Guy and Jonny, you’d be forgiven for assuming they were a trendy boy band – probably one in which the members didn’t actually play any instruments and had little artistic credibility, yet were propelled to stardom by well choreographed acts and a hologram of cut-out personalities. This particular […]

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  • The Cullinan Diamond

    Posted on May 4, 2015 by Juliet Cullinan in Blog.

    In 1902, Thomas Cullinan, founded the Premier Diamond Mine near Pretoria in South Africa. The largest gem diamond ever found in the world today, the regal Cullinan Diamond, was discovered on 26th January 1905. The priceless Cullinan Diamond is a wonder of nature, of exceptional D Blue-white colour , of flawless clarity and a rare […]

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