What on earth is a Scottish Braai? Join the Stellenbosch wine route of Bottelary Hills and acclaimed chef George Jardine for a special, fire-side lunch at Kaapzicht Wine Estate on 27 August to find out. Scottish-born Jardine takes centre-stage with wines from the unique region of Bottelary Hills at this second event in a trio of Bottelary Hills Winemakers Pop Up Lunches.
Tables will be set around an open fire where Jardine will apply his culinary wizardry in this theatre of fine fare, conjured up from the best locally-sourced ingredients. At the same time, there’s the opportunity to get to know some of the personalities at the head of generations of wine expertise now responsible for the wines of Bottelary Hills.
The Bottelary Hills Winemakers Pop Up Lunches have become an eagerly anticipated foodie event that showcases the essence of the Bottelary Hills wine region: family heritage, award-winning wine and authentic hospitality. Every year, a top chef is recruited to become conductor of festivities.
George Jardine has built a loyal following through a number of successful restaurants and his most recent project – the fine dining eatery in the heart of Stellenbosch, Restaurant Jardine. The first Bottelary Hills Pop Up Lunch saw Jardine mesmerise an audience of diners at Hartenberg Wine Estate while the series concludes on November 19 at Mooiplaas Wine Estate and Private Nature Reserve.
In addition to Kaapzicht and Mooiplaas, farms that are participating in this year’s event are Hazendal, Hartenberg, and Bellevue.
The lunch at Kaapzicht Wine Estate gets underway at 12:30.
Tickets are R550pp and include a wine tasting before the meal; the meal itself, with dishes expertly paired with individual wines; and, a bottle of superb wine from the Bottelary Hills region to take home.
Booking for every one of the popular events is required as the tickets are limited. To make a reservation or see a map of Bottelary Hills, visit the Stellenbosch Wine Routes website at www.wineroute.co.za. For more information phone (021) 886 8275.
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