Bubbly & Bublé – A taste down memory lane

We are fast approaching the end of the year but the start of another magical festive season.

Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate celebrated the launch of their new Cuvee58 NV MCC last year with the inception of their sparkling wine event, La Bella Benguela. Led by Sauvignon Blanc, this wine hit a sweet spot in the market with its vibrant, elegant and floral character.

Continuing on last year’s success, the estate will add more sparkle this year with a focus on their more traditional Methodé Cap Classique called Joie De Vivre. This 2014 vintage exuberates elegance, a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir that sets the stage for a celebration of all things classic. This year’s sparkling event – Bubbly and Buble – invites all MCC lovers to indulge in the sultry notes of swing and jazz as made famous by the likes of Sinatra, Tony Bennett and the more contemporary songs performed by Micheal Bublé.

The musician Ethan Florus is the perfect match to get you in the swing of things, complete with ice-cold bubbly and food to take you on a flavour path down memory lane.

Whilst sitting back, embracing the “exuberant enjoyment of life” (Joie De Vivre) – chef Annie Badenhorst has prepared a classic small plates menu to stir in some extra nostalgia.

The Tapas Down Memory Lane menu includes classics like a Caesar or Waldorf Salad with an old school favourite prawn cocktail. Guests can also order a medley of meaty delights like beef tongue, crispy capers and sweet mustard, a play on the old favourite Steak Diane and chicken and mushroom pie, or something savoury and vegetarian, mushroom and fennel pie. For something sweet, Annie included a caramelized apple crumble and custard slice.

Tapas prices vary between R45 and R85.

Join us for the love of all things timeless and classic and raise a glass to a new, festive season.

Where: Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate

When: Saturday 16 November, 11:00 till 17:00.

Price: R200 per person at Computicket or at the cellar door, including live entertainment and coupons for 5 glasses of MCC.

Dress code: Classic white

Contact: 087 357 0637 | info@benguelacove.co.za 

Pre-orders on the tapas food menu, oysters and cellar door platters can be ordered additionally between 11:00 and 16:00

About Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate:

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Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate is situated on the R43, 18km outside Hermanus and a mere 75-minute drive from Cape Town International Airport. This 200-hectare security and boating estate is also a working wine farm, renowned for producing outstanding quality from its cool-climate vineyards in the Walker Bay.  The estate is bordered by the natural Bot River lagoon, teeming with fish and birdlife. With the longest stretch of vines facing the Atlantic Ocean, the estate is nudged by the majestic Palmiet Mountains and natural fauna and flora on the other side, nestled amongst vineyards and olive groves where South Africa’s national bird, the blue crane, annually comes to nest. Owned and operated the entrepreneur Penny Streeter OBE, Benguela Cove is a sister property to four other establishments that complete the Benguela Collection. These include Nom Nom Eateries and wine bar in Somerset West, Lakeside Lodge and Spa in Sedgefield, Mannings Heath Golf and Wine Estate in West Sussex, UK, and the youngest acquisition also in the UK, Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens.

Visit their website for their exciting festive calendar suited for families and friends.

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