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Newsletter June 2013

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It is hard to believe we are half way through 2013 already! In the Cape, June brings rain, snow-capped mountains and of course Father’s Day, traditionally celebrated on the third Sunday of this month. Did you know, economists estimate that Americans spend more than one billion dollars every year on Father’s Day gifts? Luckily the Blaauwklippen Barouche Restaurant is offering a sumptuous Father’s Day menu that will not break the bank, four courses for R350 per person:

An amazing amuse of smoked ostrich carpaccio with herbed goats cheese and a berry compote, baked melanzane stack as starter, a hearty main of either lemongrass and ginger poached Norwegian salmon or braised beef brisket and a decadent chocolate tart for dessert.

Booking essential: Call (021) 880 8222 / hospitality@blaauwklippen.com

Friendly reminder: Our Restaurant is closed during the winter months on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Celebrating our Vintage

New Vintage

We are very excited about the eminent release of the Blaauwklippen Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 that will sell for R66 per bottle. Cabernet Sauvignon is often referred to as the “King of red wine” and after a sip of this elegant, yet well-structured wine you will understand why.

Pre-order now and get 6 bottles but only pay for 5. FREE delivery to Cape Town and surrounding areas. Offer valid until end of June 2013.

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Vintage Wednesday

On the topic of vintages, we are happy to introduce Vintage Wednesdays, when you can celebrate your pensioner status (60+) with a 15% discount on food and wine at Blaauwklippen.

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Join us!

We will be attending the Fine Brandy Fusion Festival in Johannesburg, from 26 – 28 June at the Sandton Convention Centre. The festival starts at 17:30 and ends at 21:30. Tickets are available at the door or from Computicket at R195 per person. Visit www.brandyfestival.co.za for more information. We will be showing our 8 and 10 year old brandies, hope to see you there!

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Calling all our Port Elizabeth friends

We will be pouring our wine at The Wine Show in Port Elizabeth, from 28 – 30 June at the Boardwalk Convention Centre. Tickets are available in advance through Computicket or at the door at R90 per person. If you book for a group of 10 or more, tickets cost R80 per person and weekend passes are R150 per person.

For more information, please visit www.wineshow.co.za or call (021) 888 8800

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Market news

We have some themes and events planned for the market that is sure to warm your heart and soul during the cold winter months!

The Spice of Life

Join us on the 2nd for a day filled with spice and all things “spice”. Food traders will have different pairings with spices on their menus.

Your Daily Dose of Vitamins

The 9th will be our ingredient day and we will be focusing on citrus fruit. Food traders will offer delicious combinations with citrus fruit, the perfect way to fill up on your Vitamin C content and keep those pesky winter sniffles away!

Vineyard Doggy Walk

Please bring any old blankets along on the 16th as we will be hosting the Helderberg Animal Welfare Society for our monthly Vineyard Doggy Walk. Entry is R20 per person with a dog or R10 per person only. The walk starts at 10h00.

South African Idol

We have a special treat for you on the 23rd, Idols South Africa Season 7 finalist, Mark Haze will be performing an acoustic set from 13h00 – 15h00. He will also be available for autographs after his performance.

Gracias

We are heating things up on the 30th, as we celebrate all things Spanish. Tren Latino will be performing, join us for some paella, quesadillas and other Spanish inspired dishes.

Read more about our Market Day

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