Thursday, May 3, 2012

Feast of Shiraz and Charcuterie at Hartenberg

Feast of Shiraz & Charcuterie @ Hartenberg
Saturday, 2 June 2012

Head down to Hartenberg Wine Estate on Saturday, 2 June 2012, and enjoy some of the finest flagship Syrahs from leading cellars paired with superb artisanal fare at the Feast of Shiraz & Charcuterie @ Hartenberg.

Carl Schultz, celebrated winemaker at Hartenberg, widely regarded as one of South Africa’s oldest and leading producers of Shiraz for almost 40 years, has invited a select group of winemakers to showcase their wines at this indulgent day of Shiraz and Charcuterie. They will be joined by some of the best local charcuterie masters, cheese makers and olive enthusiasts for a food and wine pairing feast on Hartenberg Wine Estate.

Besides Hartenberg’s own standout Shiraz wines from the ever popular Hartenberg Estate Shiraz to the exclusive Gravel Hill and the more upfront The Stork, other iconic cellars who will be sharing their exceptional renditions of this spicy varietal on the day include Boekenhoutskloof Winery, Boschkloof Wines, Cederberg Private Cellar, de Trafford Wines, Eagle's Nest, Kleinood, La Motte, Luddite Wines, Mullineux Family Wines, Nico van der Merwe Wines, Raka, Rust en Vrede Estate, Sadie Family Wines, Saxenburg and Thelema Mountain Vineyards

Chefs from various restaurants, bistros and cafés will bring foods to life to entice palates and complement this hardy varietal. Carnivores will be spoiled for choice with a wide variety of charcuterie by Bread & Wine vineyard restaurant, Jason Lucas Jamon, Joostenberg Bistro and Deli, Richard Bosman and The Charcuterie Cheese lovers can indulge in gourmet offerings from  Anura Cheese, Dalewood Fromagerie, Fromage de France and La Petite France. There will also be a great selection of bread and olives by Café des Arts, De Oude Bank Bakkerij, La Motte and Chrisna's Olives.

The Feast of Shiraz & Charcuterie @ Hartenberg takes place on Saturday, 2 June 2012 from 12h00 noon until 17h00. Tickets cost R180 per person, including food and wine tastings, are available online at For more information, call Tel: (+27)21-8652541, Email: or visit Hartenberg Estate is situated on the Bottelary Road off the R304 to Stellenbosch.

Issued by:              GC Communications
Contact: Gudrun Clark        Tel: (+27)21 462 0520        Email:                        

On behalf of:        Hartenberg Estate               Contact person: Heleen Rabear