On Sunday 1 March 2020, the Veuve Clicquot Polo Series Invitational will take place at Val de Vie Estate. Over the past decade Veuve Clicquot has been synonymous with offering both local and international guests the most sought-after polo experience and 2020 will be no different.

The Veuve Clicquot Polo Series Invitational is the highlight event of the new Veuve Clicquot Polo Series 2019 – 2020, a fresh summer long event series format, expanding the 10-year partnership between Veuve Clicquot and Val de Vie Estate.  The Veuve Clicquot Invitational is a sophisticated Sunday gathering, offering the ideal platform to watch world class polo and enjoy live entertainment from Lady Zamar and DJ Sumbody. Guests will spend the afternoon and sunset sipping Veuve Clicquot’s global icon Yellow Label, the maison’s signature Champagne.

Pascal Asin, Managing Director of Moët Hennessy Africa Middle East comments, ‘’It gives Veuve Clicquot immense pleasure to take our decade-long involvement in South African polo to new heights. The Veuve Clicquot Polo Series Invitational promises to be an exclusive experience to new and loyal guests.’’

The 10th anniversary of the Veuve Clicquot Polo alignment in South Africa, brings a fresh flair to the summer calendar. This year’s Parisian-Retro-Chic theme is drawn from all decades as we celebrate the ‘sport of kings’ and our French heritage with a burst of colour under the Clicquot sun. The dress code for the first Veuve Clicquot Polo Series Invitational is Parisian Chic; subtle day time elegance.

“Polo has become one of the most exciting spectator sports on the Western Cape calendar and this event offers a lifestyle platform, incorporating different summer experiences. Drawn not only by the power and physical demands synonymous with this fast-paced sport, spectators are also invited to network and enjoy top entertainment and delectable cuisine,” concluded Ryk Neethling, Marketing Director and Shareholder of Val de Vie Estate.

Nomzamo Mbatha will be hosting the first Veuve Clicquot Polo Series Invitational and is no stranger to the world-renowned champagne brand. The acclaimed actress and philanthropist is a long-standing friend of the Veuve Clicquot brand and has hosted Veuve Clicquot Polo events since 2016.

Very limited individual tickets and a handful of corporate hospitality VIP pockets are available.

ABOUT THE PARTNERS

Headline Partner 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 Veuve Clicquot drinkers, promise a remarkable experience with each sip of Veuve Clicquot champagne. For more information, please visit www.veuve-clicquot.com

Associate Partner Hisense entered the South African market in 1996 and has since become a popular household name for TV’s, home appliances and mobile phones. At the Veuve Clicquot Polo Series Invitational, Hisense will have their 100 inch high-tech laser TV for guests to enjoy smooth, detailed, colour explosive 4K images projected to an ambient light-reflective screen.

Volvo Car South Africa is the Vehicle Partner for the event, epitomising luxury and excellence. On the day of the event, Volvo’s latest vehicles will be on display and lead the polo players onto the field for the main match between team Veuve Clicquot and team Hisense. Key to any polo match is timekeeping and Swiss brand Jaeger-LeCoultre is the Timekeeping Partner for the event.

The Pearl Valley Hotel by Mantis joins as Hotel Partner and guests can look forward to all the classic comforts and conveniences from a luxury hotel with the exceptional service that has become synonymous with The Mantis Collection.

Sports 24hrs and taxis will be doing park-and-ride on the event day as the Human Carrier Partner.

All hospitality bar services will be managed by Thirst Bar Services as the Bar Service Partner.

Water Partner Valpré, begins its journey as rain falling over South Africa’s valleys and naturally filters through the earth for up to 15 years, to bring guests a world class spring water with balanced salts. Beverage PartnerAppletizer will be complimentary on the day to keep guests hydrated. Schweppes will be serving refreshments with style as the official Mixer Partner, bringing people, flavour and enjoyment together, by bringing together perfectly complementary brands.

Beauty Partner Guerlain will provide guests the opportunity to experience the latest of unparalleled fragrances and make-up that reflect the brand’s inimitable chic French style.

Lakrids by Bulow is an exceptional Danish liquorice that inspire people around the world with its unique Nordic flavour. Guests can look forward to sampling the product as the official Confectionery Partner of the event.

Daneel Diamond Manufacturers, the event’s official Jewellery Partner has been at the forefront of the South African diamond industry, being the largest manufacturer of high-quality diamonds in the Western Cape.

SAfm joins as Radio Media Partner and E! Entertainment as TV Media Partner.

WIFI Partner Huge Networks will supply complimentary WIFI on the day to ensure that memories of the event are instantly shared on social media under the hashtags #VCPOLOSERIES and #LIVECLICQUOT

  • Cost: R4900 per single VIP person (very limited single tickets available) or R49 000 per corporate hospitality VIP pocket for 10 people (includes flowing Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label and delectable cuisine)
  • Venue: Val de Vie Estate
  • Date: Sunday, 1st March 2020
  • Time: 13:00 – 19:00
  • Dress Code: Parisian Chic
  • Secure your very limited ticket: events@valdevie.co.za
  • No under 18s allowed
  • Follow the link valdevie.co.za/veuve-clicquot-polo-series/ for exclusive #LiveClicquot corporate packages

Contact details: pr@valdevie.co.za  

Val de Vie Estate

R301

Paarl

35-minute drive from Cape Town | 15-minute drive from Stellenbosch

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