Escape to the forest with Canvas Collective Africa this winter and indulge in an exclusive wine pairing dinner in the great Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. On the last Saturday of each month from May to July 2023, a prestigious wine farm from the valley will co-create delicious wine pairing dinners for glamping guests together with their in-house chef Mechell Spann.
The first wine pairing evening will be in collaboration with Spookfontein wine farm on Saturday 27th May. Guests can enjoy a full three course menu paired with some of Spookfontein’s finest award-winning wines, which guests have the opportunity to purchase post-tasting on the evening and then overnight in ultimate luxury glamping style.
Canvas Collective Co-Founder Samara Stern, says that the end of month wine pairing dinners are the latest addition to their fine dining offering for guests. “Hemel-en-Aarde is widely regarded as one of the most exciting wine areas in South Africa so we thought it was only fitting to collaborate with some of the top wine farms.”
Guests can enjoy the experience in the on-site gorgeous glass field kitchen restaurant where resident chef Mechell produces delicious dishes.
Guests who book for the first wine pairing dinner can expect an amazing culinary experience.
Menu on Saturday 27th May:
Samosa topped with herb dressing, rice spring roll and chicken stir fry veg topped with homemade Ponzo Mayo.
Pairing wine: Spookfontein Rose 2022
Seared beef served with a fresh spring onion dressing, nectarine salsa, charred onion and a homemade Curry Mayo.
Pairing wine: Spookfontein Syrah 2021
Seared hake with carrot and coriander puree slow braised
potato fondant, white wine mussel velouté with fresh mussel and butter poached carrot
Pairing wine: Spookfontein Sauvignon Blanc 2022 & Chardonnay 2021
Banana rumbaba with a berry puree, vanilla crumble, and homemade dried banana
Wine: Spookfontein Cape Ruby 2019
Each Luxury tent situated on the 300 hectare family run Glen Oakes Farm, sleeps two adults and is priced at an inclusive price of R2,500 per person for the night of Saturday 27th May sharing (R5,000 per tent) which includes the wine pairing dinner and overnight glamping stay.
The canvas tents offer the finest luxury: a king-sized comfy bed, off the grid generator power, complimentary bar fridge and an en-suite bathroom with flushing toilet.
All non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages (except premium wines and spirits) are also included.
Spaces are limited, so to avoid disappointment, book now email [email protected]
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