Here’s one happy way to help get your head around wine


Here’s one happy way to help get your head around wine

Strauss & Co’s Fine Wine Auction curator Higgo Jacobs talks about five hedonistic days of drink in September

Lucienne van Pul

Before SA’s finest wines go under the hammer at Strauss & Co’s first Cape Town Fine Wine Auction ( on September 14, we caught up with Higgo Jacobs on his groundbreaking joint venture with the auction house and Wine Cellar ( merchants:

Many international commentators have expressed that SA is the most exciting wine producing country at the moment. The reason for this is the camaraderie among young winemakers exploring and unlocking the potential of our very diverse vineyard landscape on top of an established history dating back 350 years.

In the lead-up to the auction we’ve put together a series of fine wine experiences running from September 10 to 13 which serve to highlight our most remarkable auction lots...

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