Brookdale Estate in Paarl is set to host a Winemaker’s Dinner on Thursday, September 28, 2023. This exclusive event promises an evening of delectable cuisine expertly paired with the estate’s wines, including two limited-release wines from the Mason Road range. Let’s take a closer look at what this special evening has in store.
A Gourmet Journey with Kiara Scott Farmer
The Winemaker’s Dinner at Brookdale Estate’s Bistro offers a unique opportunity to savor the creations of Winemaker Kiara Scott Farmer. Kiara will present her wines and showcase the terroir of the Paarl wine estate, all while diners indulge in a sumptuous 5-course dinner curated by Executive Chef, Gary Coetzee.
Tailored Dining Experience
For those attending this exquisite event, you have the option to choose between meat and vegetarian menus. The Winemaker’s Dinner is priced at R795 per person, with the vegetarian menu available at R695 per person. Don’t forget to make your reservations, as this promises to be a sought-after culinary affair.
Exclusive Wine Tasting
Guests at the Winemaker’s Dinner will enjoy the privilege of tasting two new, limited-release wines from the Mason Road range. These exclusive wines, the 2021 Cap Classique and the 2023 Grenache Blanc, are not available for general sale and can only be savored at The Bistro at Brookdale Estate.
A Gastronomic Journey
The evening kicks off with Linefish sashimi paired with Brookdale Sixteen Field Blend 2022. This wine is a celebration of field blend winemaking, featuring 16 different white grape cultivars blended for complexity and versatility.
The second course features Duck rillette with a Mason Road GSM 2022, a medium-bodied blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, and Petit Syrah.
The culinary journey continues with Rabbit tortellini paired with Mason Road Grenache Blanc 2023, a clean and light wine with notes of white peach and ginger.
For the main course, indulge in a Char-grilled lamb cutlet with Mason Road Syrah 2022, a wine known for its gentle structure and fine tannins.
Vegetarian Delights: Chef Gary also offers a vegetarian menu option, featuring Carrot Lox, King Oyster Mushroom warqua, Spinach and ricotta tortellini, and Beetroot pave.
A Sweet Finale
The gastronomic adventure concludes on a sweet note with Parmesan Cheesecake served alongside the maiden vintage of Brookdale’s Mason Road Cap Classique. This delightful dessert features strawberries compressed in a lime sugar syrup, apricot and honey gelato, and a cinnamon and ginger biscuit crumb.
The Mason Road Cap Classique 2021, produced from 28-year-old Chenin Blanc vines, adds a sparkling touch to this grand finale. With notes of honey, green apple, and toasted brioche, this Cap Classique is the perfect conclusion to an unforgettable evening.
Don’t miss this chance to experience the artistry of Kiara Scott Farmer’s winemaking and Chef Gary Coetzee’s culinary expertise. Make your reservations now and prepare for a night of exquisite flavors and exceptional wines.
Brookdale Estate (Paarl)
- Website: www.brookdale-estate.com
- Manor House Accommodation Reservations: Tel +27 (0) 87 057 4508
- Restaurant and Tasting Room (The Bistro at Brookdale): Tel +27 (0) 87 183 3919
Indulge in a culinary and wine experience like no other at Brookdale Estate’s Winemaker’s Dinner. Book your spot for an evening of gastronomic delights and exclusive wine tastings that will leave your taste buds singing.