South Africa’s elite and crème de la crème attending the Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo 2018 at the Val de Vie Estate this coming Saturday afternoon, will be joined by Tony Award winning actress, Anika Noni Rose.

Known for iconic roles such as voicing Princess Tiana in Disney’s “The Princess & The Frog,” and playing Lorell Robinson in “Dreamgirls” alongside Jennifer Hudson and Beyoncé, Anika currently can be seen on screens in BET’s The Quad playing the role of Dr Eva Fletcher. Anika is also known for her work on stage including her 2004 Tony award for best performance by a featured actress in a musical as Emmie Thibodeaux in “Caroline or Change” and her Tony nominated role in “A Raisin in the Sun” alongside Denzel Washington.

Anika is familiar with the continent having spent months here in 2009 in Botswana, shooting the award winning mini-series, “The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency,” alongside Jill Scott, Idris Elba, Desmond Dube, David Oyelowo, and John Kani.

Anika will join other guests of the Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo, an event celebrated as one of the best polo events in the world and one of the most sought-after social tickets of the South African social calendar. Already VIP and Clicquot Garden tickets are sold out, with only a few of the new Clicquot Picnic ticket offering available. Now in its eighth incarnation, the Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo is set to bring together all the prestige that is associated with Cape Town’s leading polo, fashion, and lifestyle event. The theme ‘Cape Town Summer’ promises to immerse guests into the famed Cape Town summer feeling of clear blue skies and endless summer afternoons envied by so many.


Date: Saturday, 3 March 2018

Time: 14:00 – 19:00

Venue: Val de Vie Estate (Paarl-Franschhoek Valley)

Theme: Cape Town Summer

Hashtag: #vcmasterspolo #clicquotinthesun

NB: Event Not Open to Persons Under the Age of 18 yrs

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(SOLD OUT) Clicquot Picnic:

R350p/p* Ticket includes access to the picnic area on the east wing of the pavilion. A cash bar is available including the sale of Veuve Clicquot by the glass or bottle at a special event price. Gourmet Food Trucks will also be made available. Pre-order your limited-edition Veuve Clicquot picnic blanket when you book via Computicket (limited quantities available, while stocks last). *No food or drink may be brought onto the estate.

(SOLD OUT) Clicquot Garden:

R1 200p/p* Ticket includes access to the Clicquot Garden lounge area on the lawn including seating facilities, one glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label per person, a lunch menu inspired by the Cape Town Summer, panoramic views of the polo fields, access to the Beauty Pamper Lounge and Fashion Showcase. A cash bar will be available including the sale of Veuve Clicquot by the glass or bottle at a special event price.

(SOLD OUT) Veuve Clicquot VIP:

R4000p/p*Ticket includes Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label as your signature drink for the day, a VIP hospitality lounge experience with luxurious seating, VIP canapé service, bowl food inspired by Cape Town Summer and gourmet grazing tables, premium Veuve Clicquot Bars with a Private Butler Service, premium Water and Juice, VIP Entry and parking, and a premium view of the polo pitch with full security.

*All prices include VAT.

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