Out And About: Friday 23 May 2014

Out And About: Friday 23 May 2014

Last week Friday I was invited to a media lunch to showcase the new look of Drostdy Hof Wines, #newlooktrustedtaste. Lunch was held at Quentin at Oakhurst, Hout Bay and most notably, a special dessert was done for me. The most amazing wine that I tasted was the Adelpracht 2013 which is a dessert wine. This was served with the starter and was a perfect pairing. The wine is slightly acidic and not too sweet. I was given 2 bottles of wine as a gift, and I used the 2013 Pinotage which is a very light, easy drinking wine, to marinade some venison for a carpaccio. Take a look at their facebook page to see which wine you are and stand in line to win! Strangely enough, I am the Adelpracht!

Drostdy Hof Out And About Friday 23 May 2014
Drostdy Hof

The carpaccio was the starter for a dinner party that I held on Saturday night. The main course was a fish pie and dessert a plum tart tatin with ice cream.

Disclosure: I was invited to attend this event. My invitation was not based on me posting about Drostdy Hof Wines. This post is in line with my blogging policy.

Today is Chardonnay Day and to help me celebrate, Van Loveren Family Vineyards sent me 3 bottles of Chardonnay to try out. Follow the conversation on twitter #ChardDay. I cannot wait to try the Christina Van Loveren Chardonnay as the description fives it as a wine with buttery aromas and toasty oak, all the things I love about a good Chardonnay. #VLchardonnay

Van Loveren Out And About Friday 23 May 2014
Van Loveren

Disclosure: I was sent these bottles of wine as a gift. I was not asked to post about Val Loveren Family Vineyard. This post is in line with my blogging policy.

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20 thoughts on “Out And About: Friday 23 May 2014

  1. what a lucky lady you are. I had a giggle about the Chardonnay as my daughter and her friends have a rule called ABC – anything but Chardonnay – when choosing wine. I don’t know why, they just don’t like it

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