The Cellars-Hohenort: Five-Course Wine-Paired Dinner with Buitenverwachting

Cellars Hoehnort: Wine Paired DInners

Wine, dinner and dégustation…warming up winter in the Constantia Valley.

This winter, The Cellars-Hohenort is celebrating the wonderful wine farms of the Constantia Wine Route with a series of lavish wine-paired dinners featuring participating estates. Settle into the delightfully elegant Greenhouse venue overlooking the magnificent gardens of the hotel, for an evening of excellent food and fabulous wine, with wine makers and estate owners presenting the best of the best from their cellars.

Cellars Hoehnort: Wine Paired DInner Setting

Buitenverwachting takes centre stage at the first of these culinary extravaganzas, as owner Lars Maack presents a selection of the estate’s prime wines alongside a menu designed to showcase them in style.

Buitenverwachting wine event menu

Cellars Hoehnort: Wine Paired Meal

Head chef Daniel Blignaut has curated an elegant dégustation menu for the occasion, a five-course feast to accompany the selection of wines.
Canapés Tetsuya oysters with salmon roe; compressed melon pavlova with tomato and balsamic mousse
Wine: Buitenverwachting Sauvignon Blanc Chardonnay 2023
Pre-starter Butter-poached line fish, celeriac, confit fennel, tomato beurre blanc
Wine: Buitenverwachting Chardonnay 2023
Starter Outeniqua springbok shank with grain risotto, garden greens and red wine sauce
Wine: Buitenverwachting MPV 2020
Main course Moroccan-spiced lamb shoulder, pumpkin brûlée, spinach, labneh, clove-and-cinnamon jus
Wine: Buitenverwachting Christine 2016
Dessert Apple tarte tatin, fynbos caramel, honeycomb and almond, vanilla and apricot ice cream
Wine: Buitenverwachting Noble Late Harvest 2021

Date 28 June 2024
Time 6.30pm for 7pm
Cost R745 per person
Good to know There are two further wine dinners in the series: Beau Constantia (27 July 2024) and Groot Constantia (30 August 2024)
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Make a night of it

Cellars Hoehnort: Accommodation

After such an occasion, driving home might be something of an anticlimax… Cellars-Hohenort is offering an all-inclusive package that, as well as the dinner, includes a night’s stay in their luxury accommodation, a welcome bottle of wine and in-room treats, and a full breakfast the next morning in the Conservatory restaurant.

Cost R2 745 per person sharing (includes wine-paired dinner, accommodation + breakfast)

Cellars Hohenort Dinner: Views

A food-and-wine-lover’s dream come true, this evening is the perfect way to celebrate the fruits of this gorgeous valley, a mere 15 minutes from Cape Town’s city bowl.

Contact 021 794 2137,
Where to find it 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia Heights, Cape Town
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Time of publication: 19 June 2024