Glen Carlou is incredibly proud to have been an Auction Ambassador for The Cape Wine Auction since its inception. The main event of the 2017 The Cape Wine Auction, which was the fourth event of its kind, was held at Antonij Rupert Wyne on Saturday 11th February. A record R22.3 million was raised by a room of philanthropic buyers vying for one of the 37 one-of-a-kind lots up for auction. The Napa Valley Experience lot went for a record R3million, the highest value a lot has ever gone for in the Auction’s history.
Glen Carlou partnered with Karkloof Safari Spa and renowned South African artist, Willem Boshoff to curate a superb lot. The winning bidder receives accommodation at Karkloof Safari Spa for two people for six nights, all inclusive with unlimited spa treatments; An original one-of-a-kind piece by renowned artist, Willem Boshoff called ‘Speechless’ and a private five course celebration lunch or dinner experience for 20 guests at Glen Carlou.
In the four years of The Cape Wine Auction, just over R54 million has been raised. All monies raised are shared amongst NGO & NPO’s with a focus on children and education within The Cape Winelands. You can view the beneficiaries here.