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Welcome to The South African Wine Society (SAWS)

The South African Wine Society, now in its 34th year, is a non-profit wine tasting club focused on promoting knowledge about and access to South African wines in Canada. This is achieved by hosting informative wine tastings, relaxed social; dinners and providing members with an opportunity to savour wines which are readily available, as well as vintage collections from our carefully stocked cellar.

Why not join the Society and embark on a journey discovering the wines and foods of remarkable South Africa and its leading wine producing regions? Learn about our Wine Cellar – a hidden member benefit.

Upcoming Events

SAWS Yuletide Dinner @ Faculty Club
Friday, December 1 @ 7:00 p.m.

Yuletide Dinner

A journey of flavours and a great way to start the festive season, relax and experience the good life. We are very pleased to welcome you to our annual Yuletide Dinner. Come out and enjoy great wine and a traditional menu with friends new and old.

Plus a chance to win special wines as door prizes.

Featured Wines

  • Ken Forrester Sparklehorse Brut 2019 - Cap Classique Chenin Blanc
  • Paul Cluver Riesling 2016
  • Summaridge Pinot Noir 2012
  • Grangehurst Nikela 2006
  • Kloovenburg Shiraz 2006
  • Lammerschoek Roulette 2007
  • DelheimEdelspatz

Holiday Buffet Menu

We will make every effort to accommodate your food allergies or special dietary needs if requested. As a courtesy to other members, please refrain from wearing any scented products, including perfumes, colognes, after shaves or hand lotions.

When & Where

When: Friday, December 1@ 7:00 p.m. (Doors open 6:45 p.m.)
Where: University of Toronto Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1C7
The Spadina streetcar stops at the corner of Willcocks and Spadina. 416 978-6325
  • Members: $110
  • Guests: $125

Closing date: Your booking or cancellation must be received by Friday, November 24. Your E-transfer acknowledgement from your bank will be your only confirmation. If we are unable to accommodate your registration due to our capacity limit, you will be notified and a full refund will be offered.

Your cheque payable to South African Wine Society or Interac e-payment payable to sawsinfo@rogers.com (preferred) will reserve your place at the dinner.

Note: If you will be paying by cheque, please advise us in advance by sending an email to SAWS (sawsinfo@rogers.com) or calling such that we can reserve your place(s).

As a courtesy to other members, please refrain from wearing any scented products, including perfumes, colognes, after shaves or hand lotions.

Learn More & Register

To find out more information on our events you can contact us by email at: SAWSinfo@rogers.com

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