Press release – 2 February 2015

Avowed as one of Cape Town’s most anticipated annual events, Veuve Clicquot Champagne proudly announces the return of the annual Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo Cape Town 2015.  The event is a luxury lifestyle and polo affair drawing socialites, fashion cognoscente, celebrities and equestrian lovers. Shimmy Beach Club, Cape Town’s hottest venue, will host the 1920’s-themed After Party at Val de Vie Estate, from 6pm-12:00am.

The theme for the After Party is “The Golden Era of Travel” – a glamorous, vintage 1920’s inspired affair from the music, decor, dancers to cocktails. Entrance is free if you have valid polo ticket, there will be a cash bar available.

The Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo is a blend of fashion, the exhilarating sport of polo, fine champagne as well as Cape Town’s most elegant company. Guests are guaranteed an afternoon of audacious pleasure with a perfectly-chilled flute of champagne in hand. The riveting 10-goal polo tournament will showcase the skill of the country’s top international-level players.

As a highlight on the South African social calendar for the fifth year, this day of splendor is set to take place in the Paarl-Franschhoek valley at South Africa’s first and only wine and polo estate – Val de Vie Estate, on Saturday 7 March 2015.

Veuve Clicquot is internationally recognized for its long association with Polo and sponsors some of the world’s leading polo events such as the UK’s Gold Cup, USA’s Manhattan Polo Classic and LA Polo Classic. Drawing inspiration from polo’s global presence, the Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo Cape Town is now one of Cape Town’s most anticipated events and the only one of its kind on the African continent.

Fashion aficionados can look forward to a carefully curated luxury experience as they gather on the scenic estate’s clubhouse terraces to marvel at models revealing chic summer outfits.

General access tickets, priced at R850 per person, include entrance, a glass of Veuve Clicquot, food and a thrilling day of polo. General guests will be located on the sprawling grass lawn which offers the perfect space to be a polo spectator, socialize, play exciting Veuve Clicquot games and enjoy fine champagne.

Polo-goers also have the option to purchase Veuve Clicquot Masters picnic tickets located on the northern side of the Val de Vie clubhouse for R150, allowing them to indulge in a chic picnic party on the side of the polo field.

Both these ticket holders will have the option to visit a Veuve Clicquot bar offering champagne and non-alcoholic beverages for purchase.

There is also a Deluxe Hospitality package (prices available on request). The deluxe hospitality suite is carefully designed and appointed for the ultimate enjoyment of not only the world-class polo tournament but also the thrilling entertainment and activities that make up this exciting annual event. With a dedicated butler and luxurious viewing lounge overlooking the polo pitch, guests will not only be delighted by the nail biting polo finale played but also enjoy the lavish food, décor and champagne on offer (as per package offer).

Now regarded as one of the most glamorous daytime events of the Cape Town season, guests of the Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo, will no doubt take full advantage of the opportunity to step out in traditional polo style and create unforgettable fashion-forward moments.

Guests of the Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo are encouraged to don classic polo looks including sundresses for women and summer suits for men.

To make transportation to and from the event as easy and safe as possible, Veuve Clicquot has teamed up with Rikki’s taxis to provide transportation assistance. Bookings number:  021 447 3559 or 021 447 4444 Bookings email:Bookings@Rikkis.co.za use Reference: VEUVE Clicquot 2015

Tickets available online at Computicket www.computicket.com from 18 December 2014. For Group Bookings email vcm@vividluxury.co.za or 021 465 2312. To book reserved seating in the VIP area at the After Party, email tickets@shimmybeachclub.co.za.

Please visit www.vcmasterspolo.co.za for more information.

 

ENDS

Issued by Shimmy Beach Club

Lisa Carey, Marketing Manager

Email: marketing@shimmybeachclub.co.za  or Tel: 021 200 7778 

About Shimmy Beach Club Shimmy Beach Club is South Africa’s premier lifestyle destination venue. Guests dine in a spectacular beachfront setting, idling away the hours in exclusive lounges, decks, VIP areas and a restaurant, with Table Mountain as a backdrop. Voted one of the world’s top ten beach venues, Shimmy is the perfect place for everything from a simple family get-together, to exclusive conferences and elaborate events, owing to its clever layout and versatile decks, breakaway rooms and lounges. During Shimmy’s summer campaign, “Summer Calling” weekends are filled with top DJ’s creating the best parties in Cape Town. www.shimmybeachclub.com

 

ABOUT VEUVE CLICQUOT

Since its creation in 1772, Veuve Clicquot played an instrumental role in establishing and evolving the champagne industry as we know it today. Located in Reims, France, Veuve Clicquot prides itself on using only the most distinct grapes reflecting Madame Clicquot’s motto “only one quality, the finest.” Now, more than 200 years later, Veuve Clicquot Champagne inspires the world to “Be Clicquot”: modern, audacious and premium quality. These values, set forth by the ground-breaking and extraordinary Madame Clicquot and maintained by generations of Clicquot drinkers, promise a remarkable experience with each sip of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. For more information, please visit www.veuve-clicquot.com.

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