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Winemaker Dinners the Ultimate Winter Treat

Mont Rochelle manor house at night.

Mont Rochelle’s winemaker dinners are the ultimate winter treat for wine lovers and foodies alike.

With relaxed and intimate, Miko, providing the perfect  backdrop -the monthly “Winemaker Dinner” series, is fast becoming legendary in the Franschhoek Valley.

The Winemaker Dinners invite guests to interact with esteemed winemaker Dustin Osborne, alongside Estate Manager, James Basson who host these fun and informative evenings. The best selections of Mont Rochelle wines, as well as premium and museum wine ( including Gold Award Winner in the London Wine Competition- Miko Red 2010 – the only South African wine to receive this honour), are paired with a  delicious 5-course menu prepared by Head Chef Shane Louw. Expect delicacies such as, a welcome Canapé of poached Saldanha Bay oyster with candied apple and caper berry foam; Cured Franschhoek trout, spiced tomato blatjang, smoked salmon cream and crispy kale ; Wild mushroom risotto with parmesan cream; Pan fried springbok loin with cranberry gel, sumac roasted carrots and creamed potatoes with a straw wine jus; Beef fillet, gorgonzola dauphinoise, roasted baby beets with a mulberry jus and for dessert Dark chocolate fondant with a mixed berry compote .

After an evening of indulgence, guests are encouraged to take up the ‘stay 3 nights for price of 2” offer on Mont Rochelle’s luxury accommodation special. Available for new bookings from 1 May – 30 September 2019, based on double occupancy including daily breakfast, a selection of drinks and snacks from the minibar, wireless internet and all taxes and local levies.

These one-of-a-kind Winemaker Dinner evenings are priced at R750 per person and take place on the last Thursday of every month. Spaces are limited and advance bookings are recommended.