#DrinkChenin Day


Join the Chenin Blanc Association and our members in celebrating #DrinkChenin Day on 15 June 2019 - our favourite day of the entire year!

We will be be devoting the month leading up to 15 June by highlighting ALL of the reasons to love South African Chenin Blanc, posting fun facts, taking you on culinary journey and giving you the chance to win some fantastic Chenin and other great prizes along the way. Make sure to have your glasses ready on the 15th, where we'll be giving away the ULTIMATE CHENIN LOVER'S PRIZE to one very lucky winner!

Don't forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram so that you don't miss out.

  
#DRINKCHENIN DAY EVENTS

Tune in:
Listen to #DrinkChenin talk on #Hashtag radio on 11 June between 16:00 and 18:00. 
  

What our members have planned the week of 10 – 16 June 2019

Avondale

Avondale is thrilled to release Qvevri Chenin Blanc 2018, the first South African wine to be vinified, fermented and matured in clay Qvevri.
Join us at Avondale for a free tasting of our latest release - Qvevri Chenin Blanc 2018
Available on #DrinkChenin Day – 15th June 2019 from the Avondale Tasting Gallery

Saturday, 15th June 2019
From 10h00 to 16h00
Email: wine@avondalewine.co.za
Telephone: +27 (0)21 863 1976

 
Opstal

Opstal Restaurant will be celebrating #DrinkChenin Day with Pork and Chenin. 
Enjoy a free glass of Opstal Chenin with any three of our Pork Dishes.
You can choose between our Pulled Pork Wrap, Pork and Red Onion Pizza or Smoked Pork Neck Salad.
  

Rickety Bridge

Honey and soya glazed Franschhoek trout on green pea risotto and asparagus spears
Paired with a glass of chilled Chenin Blanc
Price: R215 for the pairing

Paulina's Restaurant is open 7 days a week, between 11h00 – 16h00.
Bookings can be made on +27 (0)21 876 2129 or restaurant@ricketybridge.com.
  

Guardian Peak Winery & Grill

Tasting & Canape Pairing @ R75.00
Stellenbosch Reserve Hangbrug Chenin
*Octopus with Sundried Tomato & Olive Salsa Crostini
Donkiesbaai Steen Chenin
*Half shell Mussel, Bacon & Leak Cream with toasted Almonds
Donkiesbaai Hooiwijn
*Renosterbos Goats Cheese, Salami, Fig Jam & Green Olive

Chenin Blanc Pairing on the Restaurant Menu
Starter: Grilled Octopus with Ratatouille                        R115.00
*Stellenbosch Reserve Hangbrug Chenin
Main: Fresh Saldanha Bay Mussels                                R140.00
In Bacon & Leek Cream with Toasted Almond Flakes
*Donkiesbaai Steen Chenin
Dessert: Dessert Cheese Plate                                      R105.00
*Donkiesbaai Hooiwijn

Discount on wines for the week:
Stellenbosch Reserve Hangbrug Chenin
Buy 6 and only Pay for 4
 

Rust en Vrede Tasting Room


Free Tastings of Donkiesbaai Steen & Hooiwijn
Donkiesbaai Steen and Hooiwijn - 12.5% Discount
 

International activities

The Netherlands

Udo Göebel event at Kasteel Engelenburg:
https://www.engelenburg.com/en/blog/2018/04/29/events/chenin-blanc-proeverij-en-lunch/73-51/

  
Sweden

A wine bar in Stockholm.


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CHENIN IS ALL ABOUT GOOD FOOD AND GREAT COMPANY

In celebration of the fact that Chenin Blanc is considered a food friendly wine, we are inviting you to celebrate the month leading up to International #DrinkChenin day on a culinary journey with us, and discover the diversity of Chenin for yourself.

Recipes paired with Chenin Blanc:
  

Avondale and FABER restaurant:
White Bean Veloute




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Bellingham:
Oven Roasted Duck




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Boland:
Sosaties




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Darling Cellars:
Thai Green Curry




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Delaire Graff:
Buffalo Mozzarella salad

 




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Franschhoek Cellar:
Curried Dahl and
Coconut Soup
 




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Joostenberg:
Orange and Granadilla Tiramisu

 




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Ken Forrester and 96 Winery Road:
Ketaifi Salmon with Wasabi mayo




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Kleine Zalze and Terroir restaurant:
Prawn Risotto

  




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KWV:
Cilantro and Lime Marinated Chicken Breast Salad




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L’Avenir:
Chilli-cream Prawns

   




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Neethlingshof:
Fresh Mussels

  




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Nederburg Wines:
Fried squid tentacles and calamari with roasted garlic aioli




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Nederburg Wines:
Slaphakskeentjie tart tatin with Chevin cream




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Opstal:
Norwegian Smoked Salmon and
Cream Cheese Quiche




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Overhex:
Chicken Curry

   




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Overhex:
Vetkoek and Curried Mince

   




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Rhebokskloof:
Goats Cheese and Guava Panna Cotta

 



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Spier:
Farmer Angus Smoked Bacon and Trout Vichyssoise




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Uitkyk:
Chicken Briyani

   




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Villiera:
Asian inpsired Salmon Trout

 



     

  
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