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Wild About Wine Festival 2023: A Cinematic Celebration of Wine and Culture

The Grandeur of Wine Meets the Magic of Cinema

In a stunning amalgamation of two captivating worlds, the Wine Festival 2023 brought to Malawi an extraordinary cinematic experience like no other. The festival, hosted by Wines and Wings, merged the art of winemaking with the enchantment of cinema, creating an event that tantalized the senses and delighted the soul.

Movie Premiere: Blind Ambition

Date: May 31st, 2023

  • Venue: The Farmer’s Daughter
  • Duration: 6 PM to 9 PM

Embarking on a Cinematic Journey:

The spotlight of the evening was the movie premiere of “Blind Ambition.” This groundbreaking documentary followed the inspiring journey of four Zimbabwean refugees who embarked on an extraordinary quest. Their path led them to become Africa’s most unexpected and exceptional sommeliers, ultimately competing in the prestigious World Wine Blind Tasting Championships.

The story showcased their triumphs, challenges, and the unity forged through wine-a testament to the unifying power of shared passion.

An Evening of Magic and Culture:

The premiere night wasn’t just about the cinematic delight; it was an immersive experience.

With an ambiance set to enchant, attendees enjoyed the film under the stars, accompanied by delectable treats and refreshments. The warm embrace of blankets, cushions, and camping chairs enhanced the cozy atmosphere, making it a night to remember.

VIP Wine Soiree: Exclusivity and Elegance

As a precursor to the main festival, the VIP Wine Soiree offered a taste of luxury to its distinguished guests. Hosted at the majestic Kumbali Castle, this exclusive gathering was a celebration of refinement and sophistication.

Date: June 2nd, 2023

  • Venue: Kumbali Castle
  • Duration: 3 PM to 9 PM

Savoring the Finer Things:

The VIP Wine Soiree presented an elite selection of premium wines from South Africa, allowing guests to explore the nuances of the art of winemaking. Amidst the elegance of the castle, attendees indulged in a curated experience of wine and beer tasting, accompanied by culinary delights from The Farmers Daughter. Live music, including the enchanting sounds of DJ Chamba and others, elevated the atmosphere, creating an evening of pure indulgence.

A Prelude to the Grandeur:

The VIP Wine Soiree provided an exclusive passport to Wines and Wings’ upcoming events. This enchanting evening opened the doors for attendees to dive into the cultural tapestry of wine, cinema, and celebration

Wild About Wine: A Journey into Culinary Delight

As the anticipation builded to a crescendo, we announced that our much-awaited “Wild About Wine festival was just around the corner, set amidst the captivating natura surroundings of Woodlands.

Date: June 3rd, 2023

Venue: Woodlands

Duration: 12 PM to 10 PM

A Symphony of Flavors and Experiences:

“Wild About Wine” was more than just an event; it was a sensory extravaganza. Imagine over 50 different wines, each carefully curated to tantalize the taste buds of our esteemed guests. It was a culinary journey like no other, where every sip unveils a symphony of flavor and character. For those who had an affinity for hops, we also offered complimentary beers to complement the diversity of preferences.

Guests Had the Time of Their Lives:

The festival wasn’t just about wine and beer; it was a celebration of life, culture, and shared moments. Against the picturesque backdrop of Woodlands, our guests reveled in the beauty of the outdoors, the richness of wines, and the camaraderie of fellow


Stay Tuned:

This brings us to the end of our journey through the captivating Wine Festival of 2023.

But the story doesn’t end here. Follow our page for more riveting tales, updates, and exciting events from Wines and Wings. Let’s continue to explore the world of wine, culture, and celebration together. Stay tuned for 2024

Cheers to the unforgettable memories we’ve created and those yet to come!