The Marine Hotel is joining forces with Upper Hemel-en-Aarde winery Newton Johnson Family Vineyards in showcasing the bounty of the Overberg during an exclusive Food & Wine pairing dinner on Friday 4 August 2023. Managing director and co-founder Bevan Newton Johnson will present six of their wines paired with a 5-course dinner prepared by Head Chef Oelof Vorster, hosted by General Manager Michel Bouic.
On arrival canapés will be served in the Sun Lounge, enjoyed with the Newton Johnson Albari?o 2022 as welcome drink. Once seated, the dinner will begin with Artichoke risotto with tempura globe artichoke petals, parmesan and truffle, paired with Newton Johnson Southend Chardonnay 2022; followed by Cucumber carpaccio with smoked hake, burnt orange segments and aioli, served with Newton Johnson Family Vineyards Chardonnay 2022 as hors d’oeuvres.
Main course includes two dishes, starting with Confit duck leg with potato fondant, orange and red cabbage and raspberry jus, meeting its perfect match with the Newton Johnson Family Vineyards Pinot Noir 2022. Grilled free range beef rump follows, served with grilled and crispy leek, salsa verde and pickled turnip, perfectly paired with Newton Johnson’s exclusive Single Vineyard Windansea Pinot noir 2022.
For dessert, diners will be spoiled with Canelé served with roasted apricot and honey ice cream, and White chocolate crumble and fynbos honey jellies, complemented by a glass of Newton Johnson L’illa Noble Late Harvest Chenin blanc 2018, to end the dinner on a sweet note.
Food & Wine pairing dinner: R750 per person.
Reservations are essential: Tel: +27 28 313 1000 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Marine
The Marine, a member of The Liz McGrath Collection, is one of South Africa’s most spectacular seaside hotels. Located on Hermanus’ famous cliff path, overlooking the breathtaking Walker Bay, the Small Luxury Hotels of the World property offers visitors the unique opportunity to experience the finest land-based whale watching in the world from June to November each year. Guests are even able to view these majestic creatures from the comfort of their own sea view room. The Overberg region is also a must for adventure sport seekers, offering a host of activities – including hiking, mountain biking and marine sports.
Back at the hotel, guests can indulge in exceptional culinary delights created by Head Chef Oelof Vorster: from breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Pavilion Restaurant, to Afternoon Tea and sundowners in the Sun Lounge & Bar.
The 40 elegantly appointed rooms and suites include 10 Luxury Doubles with Sea View and 10 Premier Suites – both categories are perfectly positioned for watching pods of dolphins and whales as they swim in the bay below. Guests may take a refreshing dip in The Marine’s pool, located in the hotel’s tranquil courtyard, or in the Tidal Pool, which can be accessed from the cliff path.
Tel: +27 28 313 1000