Taste the East with a salt and wine pairing dinner at Die Bergkelder

Yes, you read right, it’s an evening dedicated to the pairing of wine and salt


Treat yourself to a special taste from the East with salt aficionado Chef Craig Cormack, known for his exceptional dinners with salts from around the world, who has created oriental-inspired dishes for his next pairing menu in Die Bergkelder, the famous ‘cellar in the mountain’ in Stellenbosch, on Thursday, 29 September 2011.

The latest in a series of salt and wine pairing dinners held in Die Bergkelder on the last Thursday of every month offers guests oriental inspired dishes from sushi to lemongrass ice cream, all showcasing the versatility of Fleur du Cap’s elegant Unfiltered wines.

Currently chef patron at Sofia’s restaurant in Somerset West, Craig has been pairing wine and salt for the last 4½ years and has an impressive collection of rare salts from around the globe. Prepare your taste buds for a 4-course salt and wine pairing menu.

The salt and wine evening will be kicking off with a salmon sandwich paired with Fleur du Cap Unfiltered Sauvignon Blanc, followed by an Asian pork stir fry doused with Fleur du Cap Unfiltered Merlot. For Fleur du Cap’s award winning white blend, Sauvignon Blanc / Chardonnay / Semillon / Viognier, he will be serving salt crusted linefish as a main course. To bring the meal to a decadent close, Fleur du Cap’s Platter 5-star Noble Late Harvest will add the finishing touches to a salt infused chocolate tart tempered with lemongrass ice cream.      

Price includes the tasting, food, wines and canapés

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