First Car Rental Drives TOPS Soweto Wine Festival

First Car Rental sponsors Soweto Hotel transfers for wine exhibitors to the TOPS Soweto Wine Festival.

Johannesburg, South Africa, August 20, 2011 --( First Car Rental is proud to sponsor the transfers for winemakers and TOPS Soweto Wine Festival hotel guests staying at the Soweto Hotel for the TOPS Soweto Wine Festival happening on the 1st to 3rd September 2011.

As the official car rental partner to the TOPS Soweto Wine Festival, First Car Rental is offering affordable car hire to the wine exhibitors and festival partners that will be flying from Cape Town to Johannesburg for the 3-night TOPS Soweto Wine Festival.

Held annually in September, the TOPS Soweto Wine Festival is one of the most successful lifestyle festivals in Soweto, and also South Africa’s first and biggest township-based wine festival. TOPS Soweto Wine Festival is being hailed as the most vibrant wine festival to date with over 9000 visitors expected over the 3 evenings.

The Soweto Wine Festival is a sought-after event on the township’s annual calendar. Showcasing the diverse talents of some of South Africa’s top and emerging wine producers, it is a riot of flavours, fun and festivities.

Visitors to the festival can delight in taking a wine class or two, tasting a wide range of wine styles and cultivars; interact with lifestyle brands in wine lounges and enjoy a meal in the food court showcasing Sowetan restaurants to explore a wide variety of tastes.

Remember, drink responsibly! The festival has a number of spittoons at every station to ensure your experience is a safe and enjoyable one, but if you don't spit - take advantage of one of the safe driving options available to you at the festival.

Festival Details

Dates and Times:
Thursday 1st September to Saturday 3rd September 2011
Thurs & Fri – 6pm to 10pm
Sat – 5pm to 9pm

University of Johannesburg, Main Hall, Soweto Campus, Chris Hani Road, Soweto

R100 per person

Ticket Availability:
At the festival
Online from
At Morara Wine Emporium in Soweto

More info on the Soweto Wine Festival at

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Karen Kohne