From Sept. 3-18, shoppers can enter a contest to win a luxurious trip for two to South Africa (value $12,000) that includes round-trip airfare and five-star lodging, six days visiting wineries, and four days in Cape Town.
Sponsored by Wines of South Africa, the contest will award trips to three individuals who are selected by a two-round judging process for their entries describing which South African wine featured at Whole Foods Market they are most excited to try. Contest entrants must be 21 years or older to enter. Full details available at .
From now through October, Whole Foods Market will celebrate the sustainable wines of South Africa.  “From bright, well-balanced chardonnays to deeply complex red blends, Whole Foods Market looks forward to turning our shoppers on to the breadth of what the country has to offer, ” said Doug Bell, global wine buyer for Whole Foods Market.
Wine aficionados 21 and older can taste these wines at Whole Foods Market store tasting events or join two Twitter Tastings using hashtag #WFMwine,  as follows:
Thursday, Sept. 12, 8-9 p.m. EST:
·         Protea Chenin Blanc
·         DMZ Chardonnay
·         Robertson Winery Cabernet Sauvignon
·         Flagstone Dragon Tree
Thursday, Oct. 10, 8-9 p.m. EST:
·         Indaba Sauvignon Blanc
·         The Wolftrap Syrah Mourvèdre Viognier
·         Bellingham Small Barrel S.M.V.
Full details on the featured wines of South Africa with suggested fall pairings are available at