Franschhoek relaunches Cap Classique Route, celebrates with Festival 1 – 4 September!

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Franschhoek launched a Cap Classique Route a number of years ago.  On Thursday this week the Route will be relaunched, coinciding with Cap Classique Day on 1 September.

The relaunched Cap Classique Route will be celebrated with a four day festival, from 1 – 4 September. Each of 19 Cap Classique producing wine estates are inviting bubbly lovers to their cellars, to taste their excellent bubblies and to experience special events. 

Some of the Cap Classique wine estates participating in the Festival are the following:

#.  Pierre Jourdan Cap Classique and macaron pairing at Haute Cabriere (R100); Cellar tour with sabrage, tasting, and platter (R200); and a Storytelling Cap Classique Lunch On Sunday 4 September, hosted by Achim von Arnim and Pieter Ferreira, a three course lunch with bubbly pairings, a tasting, and overview of the history of Cap Classique costs R750.

#.  Le Lude Cellar Tour, canape and bubbly pairing (R580).

#.  L’Omarins Cap Classique and nougat pairing ((R95). Mini High Tea and Cap Classique pairing (R165).

#.  Rickety Bridge Cap Classique and Pavlova pairing (R160); Sabrage Demonstration (R150); Winemaker’s Cap Classique pairing lunch with bubbly pairings on Friday 2 September (R350).

#.  Klein Goederust tasting of 2018 Nomaroma Cap Classique paired with beetroot carpaccio, chevin and almonds, led by owner Paul Siguqa (R115).

Other wine estates on the Franschhoek Cap Classique Route include Babylonstoren, Noble Hill, Plaisir De Merle, Val De Vie Wines, Allée Bleue Estate & Wines, Boschendal Wines, Topiary Wines, Anthonij Rupert Wines, La Motte, Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards, Maison, The Franschhoek Cellar, Old Road Wine Co, Black Elephant Vintners, Dieu Donné Vineyards, My Wyn, Morena, Wildeberg, Colmant Cap Classique and Champagne, and La Bri.

 

Chris von Ulmenstein, WhaleTales Blog: www.whaletalesblog.com www.chrisvonulmenstein.com/blog Tel +27 082 55 11 323 Twitter:@Ulmenstein Facebook: Chris von Ulmenstein, My Cape Town Guide/Mein Kapstadt Guide, Instagram: @Chrissy_Ulmenstein @MyCapeTownGuide

 

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