MAROPENG CHEF AND TOP WINE CONNOISSEUR CREATE A SIX-COURSE LUNCH WITH WINE PAIRING

  • February 11, 2014

South African wine connoisseur Andre Craye

The Maropeng Hotel and well-known South African wine connoisseur Andre Craye have teamed up to bring you Secret Treasures of Stellenbosch, a food and wine pairing event par excellence!

Hosted at the Maropeng Hotel on 8 March 2014, the event comprises a six-course lunch that kicks off at midday, with a specially crafted menu by Maropeng head chef Peter Langa to complement the carefully selected wines.

Craye has been on numerous explorations to find the unknown gems of the Stellenbosch winelands. He brings a passion and enthusiasm for wine that will leave you enthralled and feeling like a wine connoisseur yourself.

The price of R400 per person includes the lunch and wine tasting. Any other drinks will be for your own account.

The menu is detailed below, but the wines accompanying each course will only be revealed on the day.

First course
Seared tuna served with a parsnip puree and presented with tomato jelly, pickled quail eggs and pea tendrils

Second course
Poached chicken roulade served on a red pimento base with a smoky paprika sauce

Third course
Springbok tartare

Fourth course
Slow-roasted rack of lamb and rosemary jus served with creamy polenta and a pea puree

Fifth course
Raspberry panna cotta served with a French tuile

Sixth course
Strawberry treats

Event details and itinerary

Date: 08 March 2014
Venue: Maropeng Hotel
Time: 12h00 for 12h30
Price: R400 per person

Tickets are limited, so book your place today!

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