Party Central

This is Party Central - your hub for all things party. Find news on all TOPS at SPAR related Events, or use our helpful Party Planning Guide. There's lots more to discover to help you get your party on.

Keeping you safe at TOPS at SPAR Wine Show

We have a number of initiatives in place to ensure responsible alcohol consumption and safe driving practices at all of our events.

​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 answer your burning quest...

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.

Have a Cabernet Franc

​“Have a Cabernet Franc” is good advice, even if your name isn't Frank.