Fleur du Cap meets exotic mushrooms over dinner in Die Bergkelder

Monday, 8 October, 2012
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Experience the best Mother Nature has to offer when superb, naturally crafted Fleur du Cap wines meet exotic mushrooms for an unforgettable dinner experience in the heart of Die Bergkelder, the famous cellar in the mountain in Stellenbosch on Thursday, 25 October 2012.
Inspired by Fleur du Cap wines with their close affinity to nature, crafted with minimal intervention in a style determined by the grapes themselves, mushroom fundi Dr Adriaan Smit, known for his in-depth knowledge of the amazing world of mushrooms, has created a five course feast that will satisfy all the senses. 

“The unusual varietal wines of Fleur du Cap with their unbridled expression of fruit and flavour such as the opulent Unfiltered Viognier and the elegant Unfiltered Semillon, guarantee a perfect match with exotic mushroom flavours,” says Dr Smit, who will be accompanied on the evening by Praisy Dlamini, one of the first young winemakers to graduate from the Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme before joining the team at Die Bergkelder
  • An entrée of Enoki and Wood Ear mushrooms which will be served with Fleur du Cap Unfiltered Viognier 2011
  • A Eryngii mushroom crust dish paired superbly with Fleur du Cap Unfiltered Semillon 2011, a wine that works amazingly well with earthy mushroom flavours.
  • A creamy Porcini risotto Dr Smit has chosen Fleur du Cap Unfiltered Merlot 2010.
  • A delicious Shiitake Duxelle served with couscous and roasted vegetables will be served with Fleur du Cap Bergkelder Selection Pinotage 2010.
  • And to round off this unique sensory adventure, the Platter 5-Star Fleur du Cap Noble Late Harvest 2010 has been paired with a decadent Shimeji Hazelnut Chocolate cake that will have your taste buds wanting for more
This unforgettable exotic mushroom and wine dinner experience starts at 18h30 on Thursday, 25 October 2012 and costs R195 per person. 

Places are limited so booking is essential. Call Karine Retief on Tel: +27.218098225.
Dr Adriaan Smit
Dr Adriaan Smit

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