Be inspired by ♥ Gorgeous By Graham Beck

Dave and I were invited to the opening of Gorgeous situated on the Steenberg Estate but sadly due to previous commitments we could not go. We were heading overseas on the same night, and so I was more than happy when the invitation was extended for us to visit upon our return home. We chose a Saturday afternoon to head over the mountain to sample the canapés and the bubblies. Garth Almazan is a talented chef, and spent some time explaining the menu to us. On offer are two flights of bubbly tastings, the Vintage and the Non Vintage, or you can order by the glass or by the bottle. For those of you who would like to go for the experience, but you don’t enjoy bubblies, there is a limited wine list available. Jenna works behind the beautiful marble bar and she will explain all the bubbly choices available with enthusiasm and confidence.

Gorgeous By Graham Beck

Gorgeous By Graham Beck

Graham Beck make by far one of the best ever sparkling wines I have drunk in the form of their Brut Zero. This Méthode Cap Classique (the South African term for champagne) can be drunk on any occasion. As I have already enjoyed a bottle or two of this MCC I chose to have the Brut Rosé Vintage as my first tasting glass and the Brut Rosé Non Vintage as my second. Both were fantastic, but I much preferred the NV! The current menu has 5 canapés on offer, and Dave chose 4 and I had all 5 as I wanted to sample the dessert option. The canapés range from R18 to R30 and the platter of 4 costs R95 and the platter of 5 R110. If you do not want canapés you can also choose a cheese platter for R55 which will be adequate for 2 people.

Gorgeous By Graham Beck

Gorgeous By Graham Beck

The menu changes due to seasonal availability which is perfect for regulars as you will get to try new and exciting taste sensations on each visit. I would recommend Gorgeous for before dinner drinks, lazy afternoons, after work relaxation or after a show to wind down.

Disclosure: Dave and I were invited guests and the cost of our visit was covered. I was not asked to write a blog post in exchange for my invitation. This post is in line with my blogging policy.

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About Tandy

Tandy is passionate about using regional, seasonable and sustainable produce when she cooks. She lives in Gordons Bay in a cottage with her husband, two dogs, a tortoise and a fish. Tandy and Dave are busy building a house which is an adventure all in itself. Each year they visit a new place to experience the food of the area and you can follow along on their adventures.


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Gorgeous By Graham Beck — 20 Comments

  1. I really like your writing style, good information, thanks for posting : D.

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  2. It looks like a lovely place to dine & wine! 🙂

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    • you have hit the nail on the head perfectly!

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  3. Tandy, I had some Graham Beck sparkling wine when I was in Joburg! It was delicious! 😀

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    • Glad to hear that Lorraine 🙂

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  4. Merely wanna comment on few general things, The website design and style is perfect, the written content is real good : D.

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    • thank you!

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  5. What a lovely place. I must try it as that sounds like heaven for me, lots of little different things to eat

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    • I love the concept 🙂

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  6. You do get invited to some wonderful events. It must have been lovely.

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  7. One of these days, Tandy, the number of posts which make my tummy rumble will exceed the will I have not to spend a months income on a plane ticket, and you will find me wandering at the local airport with a list of restaurants as long as my arm to visit…

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    • at least you know there will be a place to stay!

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  8. Ooh how fun and what a great treat. Rosé always looks so pretty.
    :-)Mandy

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    • it is a treat!

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  9. What a beautiful place to visit 😀

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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    • Thank you CCU, it is indeed 🙂

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  10. I think I could be indulging at Gorgeous sometime over the next few days. Nothing like a nice glass of bubbly to put a smile on my face 🙂

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    • That is my opinion as well 🙂

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  11. Beautiful photos, Tandy. It looks as gorgeous as its name. 😉

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    • thank you so much AD 🙂

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