Le Wine Chambre


Let us be your Valentine’s day go to place!

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Let us be your Valentine’s day go to place, spoil your loved one to a 3 course dinner(R325), wine experience + Live Music. Dinner starts 6:30pm sharp

Call: 0112685886, or Email: events@lwcillovo.com, or Book online: www.lwcillovo.com

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Le Wine Chambre, Johannesburg, South Africa

Some restaurants exude magic, an enigmatic mixture of excitement, hospitality, and very good things on the plate and in the glass. That’s the feeling at Le Wine Chambre in Johannesburg. Jazz wafts from the speakers, the crowd murmurs and exclaims over cocktails and wine glasses, and the gregarious host drifts from table to table chatting and recommending things to taste and sip. There are many places where you can explore the exciting world of South African wines, but I’m not sure there is any that deliver as much magic as this place.

Opened in 2017 by engineer and oenophile Walter Melato, a black wine professional in an industry long dominated by white South Africans, Le Wine Chambre is a joyous celebration of the vinous bounty of this country. The space is a temple to wine: There’s a glassed-in room with bottles stretching to the ceiling, and around 25 wines are available by the glass on any given day.

Zimbabwean chef Harold Saidi cooks a tapas menu that is international in its scope, and one of the most exciting things about Le Wine Chambre is seeing South African wines paired with African dishes. Chicken livers sautéed in piri piri sauce are bright and spicy and fantastic with the recommended Riesling, and a Chardonnay from Stellenbosch was thrilling with a grilled kingklip with lemon butter.

For all the wealth of restaurants and wineries in South Africa, there actually aren’t that many places that find a way to match the food of the region with the wines now being produced there. Le Wine Chambre does that and so much more—it provides a place where wine, food, and culture bloom into a specifically South African experience.

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By Besha Rodell. Currently the dining critic for the New York Time’s Australia bureau.

Photo by Adriaan Louw

Women’s Day Wine, Jazz & Soul with Le Wine Chambre & Spier Wines

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It’s that time of the year again where we celebrate Women’s Day in South Africa.

We have the #womensday fever already here @lewinechambre  Join us on the 9th of

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An Easter Feast to remember with Joburg Wine Club

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Whenever our friends over at Joburg Wine Club mention the word ‘party’, we know it’s going to be good.

So, it was a great honour to co-host a spectacular Easter Feast right here at

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Meet the man behind Le Wine Chambre: Walter Melato

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We call him our Chief Wine Officer, but really, Walter Melato is so much more than that!

He’s the visionary behind Le Wine Chambre and the dynamic driving force behind our hospitality.

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Bu in the city

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Le Wine Chambré in Illovo, ‘the place to enjoy wine’…

Le Wine Chambré is for the wine fanatic, admirant and adorer… (Admirant isn’t really a word, but it sounds just right).

Inspired by the magic of the Winelands, the name 

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