Veritas and Reubens Team Up
Veritas and Reubens Team Up for a double dose of delicious: Lovers of fine wines and gourmet dining are in for a two-fold treat this July. Not only will seven Gold and Double Gold award winning wines from the 2008 Veritas Awards be showcased, they’ll be served with a mouth watering three-course gourmet dinner created by celebrated local chef Reuben Riffel at his highly rated restaurant, Reubens, in Franschhoek.
This glorious gourmet dinner promises to be a feast for the senses allowing guests to sample the very best of local cuisine expertly paired with the cream of the South African wine industry crop. The wines will be introduced by well known wine and food fundi, Bennie Howard, Vice-Chairman of Veritas and Cape Wine Master …
Now in its 19th year, the Veritas Awards plays a major role in promoting the South African wine industry and rewarding superior quality and consistent excellence. Reubens Restaurant has racked up an impressive array of accolades and has established a reputation for unsurpassed professionalism and superior cuisine.
The carefully crafted menu will feature such delectable dishes as herb crusted Karoo lamb loin with Portuguese style lentils, parmesan, rosemary cream fritters, mint scented ratatouille and jus. Those with a sweet tooth will undoubtedly succumb to dark chocolate fondant with salted caramel and crème fraiche ice cream. The Veritas winners include wines from Kleine Zalze, Spier, Glenwood, La Motte, Bredell’s, Stellar and Monis and promise to be perfect partners to these delicious dishes.
The Veritas Gourmet Dinner takes place on Thursday, 30 July 2009 at Reubens Restaurant in Main Road, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands. The time is 7pm for 7:30pm and the cost is R220 per person including wine and gratuity.
Contact: To reserve your place contact the restaurant on 021 876 3772.