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[PHOTOS] Chocolates, wine and cheese festival

The festival featured different wine shops which showcased varieties of wines.

In Summary

•The chocolates, wine and cheese festival, held at the pop-up market in Westgate mall featured a variety of stands.

•Most popup stalls offered free samples of their items to individuals who attended the event.

An attendee enjoys a glass of white wine at the wine festival.
An attendee enjoys a glass of white wine at the wine festival.
Image: HANNIE PETRA

The chocolates, wine and cheese festival, organized by Sheyxs events, was held at the pop-up market in Westgate mall.

It featured a variety of stands that were keen on showcasing different brands of wine from all over the globe, teaching those in attendance how to pair the wines as well as what goes best with what.

On top of that, there were chocolates stands as well and lots of cheese paired with special sauces and wines.

Attendees enjoy paint and sip at the pop up market
Attendees enjoy paint and sip at the pop up market
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Individuals participated in paint and sip, where at a fee you get a canvas and paint to bring your artistic skills to life as well as complimentary wine.

Most pop-up stalls offered free samples of their items to individuals who attended the event, letting them get a feel of things and let them decide if they wish to make purchases.

Wine infused chocolates, coated strawberries and oreos from Sucrose bar.
Wine infused chocolates, coated strawberries and oreos from Sucrose bar.
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An attendee enjoying wine infused chocolates at one of the pop up stalls
An attendee enjoying wine infused chocolates at one of the pop up stalls
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Attendees sample different types of wine at the Durbanville Hills stand
Attendees sample different types of wine at the Durbanville Hills stand
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Cheese was in plenty as it has a thousand varieties and it pairs well with dry red wines and sweet whites as well.

They also go well with fruits and specific sauces depending on the type of cheese.

Attendees try out different types of cheese from Happy Cow with different dipping sauces as they learn more about pairing them
Attendees try out different types of cheese from Happy Cow with different dipping sauces as they learn more about pairing them
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An attendee learning about different types of cheese and how to pair them
An attendee learning about different types of cheese and how to pair them
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Attendees got to learn about wine pairing, wine glasses, meals that go with which wines and a lot more as well as try out free samples of the wines on display.

Attendees get to sample wines as they're taught about the different types and how to pair them from Nene Wines
Attendees get to sample wines as they're taught about the different types and how to pair them from Nene Wines
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An entertainer plays the saxophone to entertain attendees at the chocolates, cheese and wine festival
An entertainer plays the saxophone to entertain attendees at the chocolates, cheese and wine festival
Image: HANNIE PETRA
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