6 p.m. | The Fearrington House
Eben Sadie and Adi Badenhorst are each highly acclaimed and two of the most talented wine makers in South Africa. The two of them along with a group of other young winemakers have revolutionized the region of Swartland. It is a region that is home to many old vineyards, planted by the national co-op winery KWV in the early 20th century.
Tickets are $205 and include a reception with the winemaker, four-course dinner with wine pairings, service fee and tax. Please call 919.542.2121 to make your reservation.
Scallop Ceviche with Chilled Corn Soup
Pickled Jalapeno, Sweet Peppers, Poached Pineapple, Crispy Barley & Radish
Sadie Family, Skurfberg, Olifants River, South Africa, 2013
Badenhorst Family, White Blend, Swartland, South Africa, 2011
Pulled Pork Wrapped Monkfish with Porcini Pasta
Roasted Sunchokes, Pecans, Cornbread & Apple Cider
Sadie Family, Palladius, Swartland, South Africa, 2011
Sadie Family, Pofadder, Swartland, South Africa, 2013
Coffee Marinated Bison with Smoked Onion Gnudi, Butternut Squash & Bacon Hash
Mustard & Brown Sugar Espuma
Sadie Family, Columella, Red, Swartland, South Africa, 2010
Badenhorst, Raiigras, Swartland, South Africa, 2012
Taleggio Agnolotti with Poached Apple, Celery Root & Truffle Puree
Celery Ribbons & Verjus Dressing
Badenhorst, Funky White Wine, Swartland, South Africa, NV
Sadie has brought many of these vineyards back to life, working with such varieties as Chenin Blanc, Syrah, Cinsault, Mourvedre, and Tinta Barroca, Eben has brought international recognition to this region of South Africa through one of its first Cult wines. His two most famous wines the Palladius and the Columella are have garnered some of the highest praises from almost every wine publication, his other wines are nothing short of stunning.
This is a very special treat, so please join us for a wine dinner at the Fearrington House with Eben and Adi, Executive Chef Colin Bedford, and Wine Director Maximilian Kast.