Wade Bales Wine & Malt Whisky Affair 2018

Wed Sep 5, 18:00 - Thu Sep 6, 21:00
The Chairman



The Wade Bales Wine & Malt Whisky Affair once again takes place in September. This annual experience is hosted at Durban’s sophisticated world class jazz bar The Chairman. Currently in its 3rd year, the affair delivers the ultimate in indulgence and showcases sought after, limited release wines and rare malt whiskies from around the world. 

“We have handpicked a selection of interesting and distinctive wines and whiskies, which are all available for tasting within a stylish and sophisticated setting, to ensure discerning guests have an exceptional experience. What makes this event unique from most others, is not only the premium products but calibre of passionate and knowledgeable people who present them.” says Wade Bales, well-known wine and spirits matchmaker.

Listen out for the HALF-TIME Bell – halfway through the evening and for a limited period of 15 minutes taste extremely rare and limited editions of wine and whisky from “under the table”.

Look out for some of these exciting vintages and expressions: 

Avondale Navitas 2009 - Flagship red of Avondale’s premium collection (Robert Parker 95/100)

Saxenburg SSS 2009 - Special Release – the Saxenburg, Shiraz Select has always been a statement wine (the maiden vintage 1998 was briefly the most expensive in the country).

Bruichladdich Black Art - 4th Release of a unique and pioneering cult cask exploration series.

The Macallan Rare Cask : Crafted to showcase complexity and depth, Rare Cask is drawn from broadest spectrum of casks, 16 different types making it a limited and very rare whisky. 

Midleton Premium Irish Whiskey : Each vintage differs, and is only released in very limited quantities, with each bottle individually numbered and signed by the Master Distiller.

All wines and whiskies will be available to purchase on the night. Look out for some great specials including select gift sets and whisky gems! 


Limited Early Bird Tickets are available at R195 per person and once sold-out, Full Price Tickets will be R290 per person and include all wine and whisky tastings, a complimentary glass and selection of gourmet cheese, antipasti deli and artisanal breads on offer. 

Due to the popularity of this event, this is an experience you don’t want to miss: Book your tickets today. 

TAKE ME HOME SERVICE! This year we have teamed up with GOOD FELLAS, who provide solutions for members and non-members to get home safely in their own car. Receive your first 10km trip for free as a non-member. Redeem your next discounted trip by downloading their mobile app (available on Google Play and App Store) and use the code: WBgf 

For further information please contact Wade Bales Fine Wines & Spirits

Telephone number: 021 794 2151
Email address: [email protected]
Website: www.wadebales.co.za

Twitter: @WadeBales
Hashtag: #winewhiskyaffair
IG: Wade.Bales
Facebook: WadeBalesWineSociety

Additional information

Refund policy Refunds allowed (view policy)


Wade Bales Wine & Malt Whisky Affair 2018
The Chairman
146 Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Point, Durban, 4001, South Africa
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