Johnnie Walker Global Ambassador Tom Jones teams up with revered South African chef Benny Masekwameng and top African Musical Talent for the prestigious Symphony in Blue


Johnnie Walker welcomes renowned global ambassador Tom Jones to South African shores  to team up with Chef Benny Masakwameng and A-list African music artists for the highly prestigious Symphony in Blue – an intimate five night spectacular where guests will be immersed in the unrivalled Johnnie Walker Blue Label liquid as it’s perfectly paired with a specially designed 3 course menu created by chef Benny Masakwameng as well as fine live music. The experience is set to take place at Winnies Lounge in Sandton from 14 to 18 June.


Tom Jones, a Keeper of the Quaich, is known to many around the world for his unwavering passion and knowledge for fine spirits, with over 20 years of experience, he is a devoted ambassador for the exceptional craftsmanship of Johnnie Walker and has been introducing the House of Johnnie Walker and John Walker & Sons to global audiences.


Guests attending Symphony in Blue will be taken on a rare culinary experience as Chef Benny Masekwameng who is also passionate about sharing his culinary knowledge adds to the distinct experience by curating a 3 course menu which will be exclusively prepared and paired especially for the rare blend.


The events will culminate into a truly memorable experience as some of Africa’s greatest musical talent including Maleh, Kunle Ayo, Nduduzo Mkhathini, Vusi Mahlasela and Lira headline each evening’s event, ensuring five nights of exceptional and rare experience inspired by the perfect symphony of flavours in a glass of the Johnnie Walker Blue Label.


Marketing Manager for Reserve Whisky portfolio at Diageo; Vongani Chinkanda said “We are previliged to give consumers an opportunity to engage with our  global brand ambassador Tom and our partnership with the revered Chef Benny and the inclusion of the stellar musical line-up will ensure a truly  rare experience. We are so delighted to host this event and urge consumers to book their space as tickets are very limited.”


Full line up:

·         Tuesday, June 14 – Maleh

·         Wednesday, June 15 – Vusi Mahlasela

·         Thursday, June 16 – Nduduzo Makhathini

·         Friday, June 17 – Kunle Ayo

·         Saturday, June 18 – Lira


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