A bottle of wine sold for R1.3 million at a charity auction

The third annual AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction this year raised R15 million to further education in the Cape winelands.

The auction was held at Klein Constantia over the weekend.

The first ever bottle of Touch Warwick Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 was sold for R1.3 million.

The bottle was bought out of collaboration between “T-Bo Touch” Molefe, MD of Touch Lifestyles Group and Mike Ratcliffe, MD of Warwick Estate.

John Maytham spoke to Mike Ratcliffe who says they are very pleased with the outcomes of the auction.

Listen to the full conversation below:

The Cape Cape Wine Auction focuses exclusively on supporting education in the winelands

Mike Ratcliffe, MD of Warwick Estate

This is a very good example of people being overly generous and wanting to give some money to get something nice in return.

Mike Ratcliffe, MD of Warwick Estate

We should just salute the generosity of people who are willing to give that much money and not expect anything in return

Mike Ratcliffe, MD of Warwick Estate

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