If you’re keen to be spotted at the coolest parties around, find a TOPS at SPAR event happening in a city near you

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Each year TOPS at SPAR hosts several events around the country. 

See below for the latest news from our recent events.

Get in training for the Bier-lympics!

How long can you hold a litre tankard of beer with a straight arm? How quickly can you saw through a log or milk a cow?  If you fancy your chances, get your ticket for the TOPS at SPAR  Bierfest today and you could win some in...

March over to Bierfest to enjoy a Marzen!

The German  "Mӓrzen"  beer, has become synonymous with celebrating the Munich Oktoberfest since its inception, but how did a beer called 'March' come to be  the  beer of a festival named after October that actually happens in S...

The History of the Stein - Beer's Iconic Glass

When we think Bierfest , we think of  big, robust tankard brimming with golden, foaming liquid. But how did the iconic drinking vessel come about?

Grab your lederhosen!

The TOPS at SPAR Bierfest is back for 2018!  Durban Suncoast: 31 August and 1st September. 

Savour the taste of WINEderland in PE

Thirsty visitors will be able to warm up with a glass or two of their favourite beverage when the TOPS at SPAR Wine Show transforms the Boardwalk, Port Elizabeth, into a winter WINEderland next weekend.

Amber Weiss - Beers of the TOPS at SPAR Bierfest

Get to know some of the Cape Brewing Company beers.

​Que Syrah Shiraz

Whether you're an absolute novice or a suburban sommelier, an encounter with the Syrah/Shiraz situation can leave you cross-eyed. Here are a few quick facts to help you next time.

​Ask a Sommelier!

If you enjoy your wine, you probably have a few questions you would like to ask a Sommelier. We’ve asked expert sommelier Joakim Blackadder of SOMM Hospitality Enterprises in Stellenbosch to get his expert opinion and help us a...

Weird and wonderful wine pairings that work... but shouldn't

​You can't say that anything goes when it comes to wine pairing because there are rules. Fat goes with acid, bitter goes with sweet and so it goes on.