Winterhalter Takes Up The Challenge

Tuesday, 23 June, 2015
Winterhalter South Africa, is challenging all up and coming wine waiters, wine stewards, junior sommeliers and hotel / hospitality students to enter the Winterhalter Wine Challenge. Run in conjunction with the prestigious South African Wine Tasting Championships (SAWTC), this challenge is sure to become a benchmark in terms of getting aspiring young people to learn more about wine.
WINTERHALTER is creating an opportunity for 20 young professionals, aged between 18 and 30 to compete against each other at the Cape Town Provincial South African Wine Tasting Championship. This prestigious event is taking place on the 27th of June 2015 at the Hilton Hotel, City Centre.

Whether you are a junior sommelier, wine service student or wine steward you will compete for the colours of your respective restaurants, or hotel schools. The most talented Winterhalter Wine Challenge tasting participant at the SAWTC blind tasting will win prizes for both themselves and their employer’s business or their educational institution.

The Challenger with the highest score at the SAWTC will win the following package:
- One year membership with SASA (South African Sommelier Association)
- A selection of wines worth R3000 for the challenger’s private collection
- A one year corporate membership for the restaurant or hotel school that endorsed the challenger
- A stock of wine that can be listed on the restaurant wine list, worth R3000 trade price.

Download the entry form here

About Winterhalter
Winterhalter is a specialist in commercial dishwasher technology and employs over 1000 people worldwide.

Established in 2009, Winterhalter SA (Pty) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Winterhalter GmbH in Germany and comprises Winterhalter SA and Classeq SA. Expansion to South Africa was a necessity in order to support the customers and distribution chain at a local level, and true to Karl Winterhalter’s beliefs, is the only specialist ware-wash manufacturer directly present within the Sub-Sahara region.

Classeq SA offers competitively priced, UK manufactured machines through a network of selected local and national distributors, thereby ensuring that the best possible levels of support are offered. The machines are found in a diverse array of establishments, from staff and franchise restaurants to hotels, prisons and hospitals.

Karl Winterhalter’s adaptive and innovative vision remains prevalent, and today the brand also has a complimentary range of chemicals, ancillary and accessory products.

For more information about Winterhalter contact +27 11 888 7932 or visit