Joburg wine lovers are being truly spoiled this year, and it’s only March! First, the launch of Johannesburg Winery, Another stunning addition to the ever-developing city of Johannesburg, Gerakaris Family Wines and now a brand new wine bar in Illovo! Le Wine Chambre is indeed Illovo’s hottest new hangout and a must-visit for anyone who loves wine.
The bar is the brainchild of Joburg local, Walter Melato, and offers an extensive selection of fine local wines, as well as a handful of international blends. Melato, decided to follow his dream to open a wine bar after falling deeply in love with wine in 1998. He envisioned an open space in the heart of the city for people too enjoy a supreme selection of wine as well as appreciate it to the fullest extent.
Guests can choose to pop in for a casual glass or two (or three) or try out the special tastings to learn more about a specific type of wine. There’s also the option to pair a delicious assortment of tapas, prepared by talented head chef, Harold Saidi, with your wines if you’re feeling peckish.
Le Wine Chambre is open Tuesday to Sunday from 11:30 till late. For more information say Hi to Le Wine Chambre on Facebook.
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