Upcoming Events 2019
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Wednesday, September 11th
Creme de la Creme Dinner @ Globe Bistro
Past Events 2017-2019
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Wednesday, May 22nd
Perfect Pairings for Backyard Sipping & Grilling @ Faculty Club
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Wednesday, April 24th
Special Seafood Dinner @ Lisbon By Night
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Tuesday, February 21st
Dinner Wih Friends and Bistro Reds @ Columbus Centre
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Tuesday, December 7th
Yuletide Dinner @ Globe Bistro
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Tuesday, Oct 23rd
SA Wine & Polish Food @ Izba
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Sunday, Sept 16th
Braai @ Cosman's
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Monday, July 23rd
Anthony Hamilton Russell talks about 4 wine labels @ Faculty Club
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Tuesday, April 24th
Bordeaux-style Cape Blends & Their Siblings @ Faculty Club
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Tuesday, May 15th
Hannibal Dinner @ Globe Bistro
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Monday, March 19th
Kanonkop Paul Sauer Dinner @ The Monkey Bar
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Wednesday, February 21st
The Shiraz Challenge (SAF vs AUS) @ Faculty Club
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Tuesday, September 12th
Meerlust Rubicon Vertical Tasting @ Faculty Club
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Wednesday, May 17th
Bargain Wines @ Faculty Club
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Tuesday, April 18th
De Toren Dinner @ Globe Bistro
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Monday, March 20th
Fusion Dinner @ California Roll
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Thursday, February 23rd
War Of The Wines @ Columbus Centre


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

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Wednesday, September 11th

Creme de la Creme Dinner
Globe Bistro
Start: 6:30pm

One of the special benefits of being a SAWS member is the opportunity to taste unique South African wines which are not readily available in our market. These wines are acquired and added to the SAWS cellar to gracefully age for optimal enjoyment.

Our September Crème de La Crème event is designed to showcase many of these special wines, artfully matched to a custom menu crafted by the Globe Bistro’s celebrated executive chef, Dan Sanders.

Chef Sanders draws his inspiration from global flavours and crafts Globe Bistro's dishes entirely from locally sourced ingredients. With bread baked and meat dry-aged in-house, he dazzles diners with his culinary prowess from within the open kitchen.

Join us and taste the culinary mastery of Dan Sanders matched with wines selected by SAWS Cellar Master Jon Whitteker. There will be a limit of 48 attendees for this event.

The Menu

Heirloom Tomato Verjus Consommé
Consommé, peaches, silken tofu, flowers

Charcoal Grilled Duck
Duck breast, pistachio duck leg croquette, amaranth, tobacco poached apricots, fennel, anise gastrique

Elk Striploin
Celeriac, Brussels leaves, red currant preserve, thyme jus

Chocolate Pot De Crème
Chocolate custard, cherry, hazelnut butter

*We will make every effort to accommodate your food allergies or special dietary needs if requested.


Wednesday, September 11th
Reception: 6:30 pm
Dinner: 7:00pm


Globe Bistro, 124 Danforth Ave, just east of Broadview. Easy access via subway.
Public parking lot at rear, one block north. 416 466-2000


$95 Members & $105 Guests

This event has a capacity limit. Once reached, members will be advised that no further registrations will be taken.

Closing date: Your booking or cancellation must be received by Monday - September 2nd, 2019. You will be contacted if we are unable to accept your booking.

Your cheque payable to South African Wine Society or Visa credit card information will reserve your place. If we have your credit card information on file, you may book by e-mail to sawsinfo@rogers.com
* Visa charges will appear as Bokke Wines

To find more information about the event, including registration, follow this link.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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

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

If you want information on becoming a member visit our Membership page or you can email
our membership coordinator at SAWS-membership@rogers.com.

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