Signal Gun Newsletter - August 2013

Friday, 2 August, 2013
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This August, Signal Gun has a bumper pack of events for the wine lovers. Be assured that the tasteful memories of our wines will keep on echoing.

On the 9th of August, we’ll be treating our ladies to a High Tea at the Ke-Monate Wine Bar & Bistro. Wear a fancy hat and stand a chance to win a wine hamper! Booking is essential. 

CLICK HERE to download the High Tea Invite.

Ke-Monate Wine Bar and Bistro offers.

1. Ke-Monate Burger Special - Get TWO Burgers for R90 (beef or chicken)
2. Ke-Monate Saturday Night Pizza Special (2 Blackboard Pizzas for R100)

Subject to availability. All offers available from 17h00.

You are invited to our monthly Wine Enthusiast Workshop, where you ‘sip, learn and enjoy’ an informative evening with Cape Wine Master and winemaker of Maison de Teijger, Charl van Teijlingen. Charl’s knowledge and love for wine makes him the perfect choice as presenter. 

This month the workshop will be about “PINOTAGE”. It’s South Africa's signature variety. It was bred there in 1925 as a cross between Pinot noir and Cinsaut.

The cost is R210 per person and booking is essential as seats are limited. More details HERE.

Click HERE to download the Wine Enthusiast Workshop.

The wine of the month for August is our newly released Merlot 2012. 

Medium-bodied and fruity with a soft and elegant palate. Ruby in colour with black currant and hints of mint and eucalyptus on the nose and notes of vanilla from the French oak. 

FOOD PAIRING: Duck, pasta, veal, lamb, tuna, Italian sausage, bobotie, Coq au vin & Tomato tart.

Buy this and other Signal Gun wines HERE.

And last but not least, our Recipe of the Month...

Chocolate Truffles (makes 10) 
• 100g Dark / milk or white chocolate
• 50ml cream
• Cocoa powder

Flavour options: • 30 g chopped nuts
• 30g chopped maraschino cherries
• 10ml brandy / port
1. Melt chocolate over double boiler or defrost setting in microwave for 20 seconds at a time Place in fridge overnight (or until set). .
2. Once set, sprinkle cocoa on a teaspoon HERE for the rest of the recipe. Enjoy.