CHAMPAGNE IN AFRICA FESTIVAL

Toast Africa’s tomorrow

A globalised and proudly African platform sponsored
by Absa CIB to discover the things that speak of excellence and joie de vivre

Join us in celebrating the best that life has to offer, whether it is travel, events, experiences or dining… everything tastes better with the golden bubbles!

CHAMPAGNE IN AFRICA FESTIVAL

Toast Africa’s tomorrow

The past two years have brought about many obstacles, but also many great stories of bravery, triumph and resilience of the human spirit. And there’s no more fitting way to celebrate than with Champagne.

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Champagne

Become a Champagne

‘Knowitall’

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Entertainment

Promotions, events

and all things foodie

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Curated local and international

travel experiences

The Champagne Mooc

Sure, you love Champagne, but do you really know what it is? Explore its mysteries with the Champagne Mooc.

Club Champagne

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Living the Champagne life!

If you think Champagne is always a bolly good idea and you want a little veuve in your life. Join the bubbliest of clubs for exclusive events, promotions and experiences.

We bring you the bucket list experiences that you have worked so hard for… all served with a glass of your favourite fizz on the side.

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