Franschhoek Wine Valley

Grande Provence welcomes Spring with White Blend Wine & Dine Collaboration dinner

Grande Provence is showcasing exceptional white blends from top end wineries for their first Spring Wine & Dine Collaboration dinner on Friday, 25 September.

Grande Provence winemaker Karl Lambour will be joined by the winemakers of Strandveld Vineyards, De Morgenzon and Tokara for an evening of pure gourmet delight for food and wine lovers.

Each dish on Executive Chef Darren Badenhorst’s menu will be a perfect match for the richly layered and complex white blends featured on the evening.

Enjoy a glass of the Strandveld Adamastor 2013 with rillette of confit pork and duck, served with wine jelly disc, grape texture, apple tartare and a dash of kataifi quails egg.

The De Morgenzon Maestro White 2014 will be a great taste partner for Chef Darren’s sous-vide saddle of rabbit with crisp pancetta, griddled langoustine, cauliflower crème, black garlic and charred corn. This will be followed by the Grande Provence White 2014 paired to perfection with butter-poached Scandinavian halibut with potato and crab net, coconut curry velouté and imperial heritage caviar.

To round off the evening, Tokara Directors Reserve 2014 will be served with spiced honey bavarois, with rose and wild apple, burnt hazelnut meringue, vanilla crumble and wild flowers.

The White Blend Wine & Dine Collaboration dinner takes place at The Restaurant at Grande Provence, starting at 19h00. To book your seat at R525 per person, call 021 876 8600 or e-mail restaurant@grandeprovence.co.za. Guests can purchase a mixed case of 12 wines from the participating wineries at a special rate on the evening.

For accommodation enquiries, phone René Jacobs on 021 876 8600 or e-mail ownerscottage@grandeprovence.co.za. Don’t miss out on the Heartland Offer, available until end of September, which provides excellent value with breakfast at either The Owner’s Cottage or La Provençale at special rates.

Be sure to diarise the next Wine & Dine collaboration dinner:

23 October – Sauvignon Blanc (Daria, Steenberg & Klein Constantia)

Located in Franschhoek, the heartland of South African wine country, Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate embraces true South African wine heritage, excellent food at The Restaurant and luxury accommodation at The Owner’s Cottage and La Provençale. Part of The Huka Retreats, Grande Provence also offers guests The Winery, The Jonkershuis, The Gallery, The Sculpture Garden and The Shop. For more information visit www.grandeprovence.co.za, Facebook.com or Twitter @grande_provence. 

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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.

Disclaimer

Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.

 

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Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road
Franschhoek
7690

Office hours
Monday – Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 17h00
Sunday’s: 09h00 – 16h00

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861
info@franschhoek.org.za