Vintages at the Varley

Virtual Vintages at the Varley:
Wines of South Africa 2.0

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Join us for a virtual wine tasting led by a professional sommelier and featuring more of the wines you love - or have yet to experience - from South Africa!

  • One bottle of each of the four wines listed below, delivered to your door (delivery only available within the GTA)
  • A Charbox serving 1-2 people, containing two artisanal cured meats, two cheeses, House-made dip, hot dijon mustard, farmers jam, marinated olives, farmers honey, assorted dried and fresh fruit, mixed seed bark, assorted crackers, crostini. Pick up your Charbox from the Varley Art Gallery on Thursday, May 5 between 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM.
  • A link to join the livestream virtual event on Thursday, May 5
  • An online virtual silent auction featuring original works of art, gift cards, and more!

Charbox offers a vegetarian option, which includes an additional cheese. Please email Francesca Dauphinais if you would like to order a vegetarian Charbox and/or if there are other dietary requests.

  • One bottle of each of the four wines listed below
  • A link to join the livestream virtual event on Thursday, May 5
  • An online virtual silent auction featuring original works of art, gift cards and more!
  • One bottle of each of the four wines listed below plus two additional bottles from the selection, delivered tp your door (delivery only available within the GTA)
  • A Charbox serving 3-4 people, containing two artisanal cured meats, two cheeses, House-made dip, hot dijon mustard, farmers jam, marinated olives, farmers houney, assorted dried and fresh fruit, mixed seed bark, assorted crackers, crostini. Pick up your Charbox from the Varley Art Gallery on Thursday, May 5 between 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM.
  • A link to join the livestream virtual event on Thursday, May 5
  • An online virtual silent auction featuring original works of art, gift cards and more!

Charbox offers a vegetarian option, which includes an additional cheese. Please email Francesca Dauphinais if you would like to order a vegetarian Charbox and/or if there are other dietary requests.

  • One bottle of each of the four wines listed below plus two additional bottles from the selection
  • A link to join the livestream virtual event on Thursday, May 5
  • An online virtual silent auction featuring original works of art, gift cards and more!

Meet Our Sommelier

Jim Clarke is the U.S. Country Manager for Wines of South Africa. Prior to joining WOSA in 2013, Jim was the wine director at Armani Ristorante and Megu, both in New York City. He is also a writer, regularly contributing to a number of trade and consumer publications including World of Fine Wine, Club Oenologique, and Departures. In 2020, Jim received the International Louis Roederer Wine Writer Award for Feature Writing and in August of that year, Wine Business Monthly named Jim as a Wine Industry Leader of the Year. Jim is the author of The Wines of South Africa, published by Infinite Ideas as part of the Classic Wine Library in July 2020.

Silent Auction

Not much of a wine drinker? No need to worry! We have a fantastic silent auction with a wide variety of items up for grabs to the highest bidder! View the auction and start bidding today! Event tickets are not required to participate in the auction.

More items will be added in the days leading up to the livestream event taking place on Thursday, May 5.