Culture Club

Heritage Cultivars with David Clarke

Welcome to Culture Club at Culture Wine Bar - tastings where every vino lover gets to learn a bit about the wine they love and story behind each bottle. With opportunity to taste, ask and be educated during this themed event, guests can expect this event to leave a lasting impression and wine lineups that will leave you wanting more.

Join us on Thursday, 20 June, for a journey through South Africa’s heritage cultivars with David Clarke from Ex Animo.
We’ll travel from Stellenbosch to Swartland, visiting Elgin and Botrivier in between discussing Chenin Blanc and Pinotage while enjoying the various expressions we find in South Africa. David Clarke from Ex Animo will guide us through the tasting, sharing his expertise on the historical significance and modern evolution of these cultivars. You’ll gain insights into the distinctive terroirs and winemaking techniques that shape the profiles of Chenin Blanc and Pinotage today.

This Culture Club promises a deeper exploration of South African wine heritage, perfect for wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike.

Limited seats available - make sure to secure your via the Dineplan widget below.

The lineup

Chenin Blanc:

  • Craven ‘Karibib’ Chenin Blanc 2023 – Stellenbosch
  • Intellego Chenin Blanc 2022 – Swartland
  • Spioenkop ‘Sarah Raal’ Chenin Blanc 2020 – Elgin
  • Luddite Chenin Blanc – Bot River
  • Van Loggerenberg ‘Kameraderie’ Chenin Blanc 2022 – Swartland



  • Beeslaar Pinotage 2022 – Stellenbosch
  • Rossouw, Gouws & Clarke Old Vine Pinotage 2022 – Swartland
  • Scions of Sinai ‘Atlantikas’ Pinotage 2023 – Stellenbosch
  • Spioenkop Pinotage 2021 – Elgin
  • Thorne & Daughters ‘Menagerie’ Pinotage 2022 – Olifantsrivier
Event Details
Thursday, 20 June
18:00 for 18:30
Culture Wine Bar | 103 Bree Street