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 R520 per person Enquire Now: Click Here
Cost: Gauteng R590 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: R450 per person Enquire Now: Click Here
* Note prices valid until end Dec 2018 only, courses in 2019 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 30th November 18:00 - 20:30 Private Hotel School

 

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

 

COURSES - 2017

 

Wine & Food - Gauteng

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 18th November 10:30 - 13:30 Mowbray

 

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

Cost:  R450.00 per person

 

COURSES - 2018

 

EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND! Bring friends and partners!   
*Please be advised that this workshop is not suitable for vegetarians or people with food allergies.

 

VENUE: Private Hotel School, Stellenbosch 

 

Wine & Food - Western Cape

Thursday 22nd February

18:00 - 20:30

Private Hotel School Stellenbosch

Thursday 24th May

18:00 - 20:30 Private Hotel School Stellenbosch
Friday 24th August 18:00 - 20:30 Private Hotel School Stellenbosch
Thursday 29th November 18:00 - 20:30 Private Hotel School Stellenbosch

 

Time: 18h00 – 20h30
Cost:  R520.00 per person

* Note prices valid until end Dec 2018 only, courses in 2019 are subject to a price increase.

 

COURSES - 2018

*Please be advised that this workshop is not suitable for vegetarians or people with food allergies.

 

Wine & Food - Gauteng

Thursday 1st March 18:00 - 21:30 Miele Lifestyle Centre, Bryanston
Thursday 7th June 18:00 - 21:30 Miele Lifestyle Centre, Bryanston
Thursday 6th September 18:00 - 21:30 Miele Lifestyle Centre, Bryanston
Thursday 29th November 18:00 - 21:30 Miele Lifestyle Centre, Bryanston

 

Time: Arrival - from 18h00 Starts 18h30– 21h30
Cost:  R590.00 per person

* Note prices valid until end Dec 2018 only, courses in 2019 are subject to a price increase.

 

COURSES - 2018

 

Wine & Cheese - Cape Town

 

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

                           Cape Town:  King David Mowbray Golf Club, Pinelands

 

Thursday 31st May

18h00 - 20h30

Stellenbosch

Saturday 17th November

10:30 - 12:30 Mowbray

 

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

Cost:  R450.00 per person

 * Note prices valid until end Dec 2018 only, courses in 2019 are subject to a price increase.