Founded in 1979, the Cape Wine Academy is recognised as the official wine education and training institution in South Africa. 

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Wine and Food Workshop

 

Take your taste buds on a journey and discover the delights of combining different food tastes with various wine styles to enhance different flavours.

Enjoy an edutaining evening hosted by a senior Cape Wine Academy lecturer.

Course overview
The wine and food course focuses on the combination of wine and food, highlighting its effect on taste.

» A cause and effect technical tasting (a wine tasted with the 5 different taste sensations)
» A short discussion on wine etiquette, glasses, wine accessories and wine styles.
» This is followed by starter portion food dishes, which you will match and compare to eight different wines, ranging from rose, different styles of white and red, as well as fortified wines, • all under the guidance of the presenter.
» Dishes include some of the traditionally “difficult” wine and food matches, and we look at  combinations that do work!”

 

Cost: Cape Town R430 per person Enquire Now: Click Here
Cost: Gauteng R500 per person Enquire Now: Click Here
* Note prices valid until end Dec 2016 only, courses in 2017
are subject to a price increase
.

 

Wine and Cheese Workshop

 

Take your taste buds on a journey of the fascinating effects of combining different cheese with a selection of different wines to enhance the flavours.

Enjoy an educating evening with friends, hosted by a Cape Wine Academy lecturer.

Course overview
The course will teach participants how to pair wine and cheese perfectly through discussions around different types and styles of cheeses.

» How to select a wine to accompany a cheese


» How to organize a cheese & wine function


» Horizontal and vertical combinations: Likeness and contrast


» Discussion around different types and styles of cheeses


» Different styles of quality wines are matched with different cheeses

 

Cost: R360 per person Enquire Now: Click Here
* Note prices valid until end Dec 2016 only, courses in 2017 are subject to a price increase.

 

 

Who should do these courses?
There are no prerequisites to attend the wine and food pairing course or the cheese and wine course, so you are more than welcome to bring along friends and partners to share this highly enjoyable and fun evening.

Before you start
1. Arrive 10–15 minutes before the starting time of the first lecture to facilitate registration.
2. Bring a pen or pencil and extra paper should you wish to make additional notes.

Course duration
2 ½ to 3 hours

Course materials
The lecture includes the wine and food for the evening.

Important Advisory
• The Cape Wine Academy promotes responsible use of alcohol.
• We recommend the use of spittoons supplied at the tastings, to reduce the excessive consumption of wine during the tastings.
• Please don’t wear perfume or aftershave when attending the classes – it affects everyone’s ability to smell the wine.

 

COURSES - 2017

 

Wine & Food - Western Cape

Thursday 23th February

18:00 - 20:30

Private Hotel School

Thursday 25th May

18:00 - 20:30 Private Hotel School
Wednesday 27th September 18:00 - 20:30 Private Hotel School
Thursday 30th November 18:00 - 20:30 Private Hotel School

 

Time: 18h00 – 20h30
Cost:  R480.00 per person

 

COURSES - 2017

 

Wine & Food - Gauteng

Thursday 16th February 18:00 - 21:30 Miele Lifestyle Centre, Bryanston
Thursday 18th May 18:00 - 21:30 Miele Lifestyle Centre, Bryanston
Thursday 15th June 18:00 - 21:30 Miele Lifestyle Centre, Bryanston
Tuesday 31st October 18:00 - 21:30 Miele Lifestyle Centre, Bryanston
Thursday 30th November 18:00 - 21:30 Miele Lifestyle Centre, Bryanston

 

Time: Arrival - from 18h00 Starts 18h30– 21h30
Cost:  R550.00 per person

 

COURSES - 2017

 

Wine & Cheese - Cape Town

VENUES:          Stellenbosch: ARC North Campus, Lelie Street, Idas Valley

                           Cape Town:     King David Mowbray Golf Club, Pinelands

 

Saturday 25th March

10:00 - 12:30

Stellenbosch

Saturday 27th May

10:00 - 12:30 Mowbray
Thursday 17th August 18:00 - 20:30 Stellenbosch
Saturday 18th November 10:30 - 13:30 Mowbray

 

Time: Day: 10h00– 12h30 - Evening: 18h00 – 20h30

Cost:  R400.00 per person

 

COURSES - 2017

 

Wine & Cheese - Gauteng

Thursday 30th March

18:30 - 21:00

Miele, Bryanston

Wednesday 30th August 18:30 - 21:00 Miele, Bryanston

Thursday 9th November

18:30 - 21:00 Miele, Bryanston

 

Time: 18h30 – 21h00
Cost:  R400.00 per person