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South African wine dinner @ Zely & Ritz (6/16)

leandra wrote this on June 9, 2010

Zely & Ritz is hosting their 3rd annual South African Wine dinner, with dishes inspired by the cuisine of Southern Africa and paired with wines from the region, on Wednesday, June 16th at 7pm. The cost is $49 per person (tax & gratuities not included) without wine and $75 per person with wine pairings.

This dinner will also be in celebration of the 2010 FIFA World Cup which will be going on at the same time. The speaker will be Jon Sherwood from Boutique Wines. For reservations call (919) 828-0018.

The Menu

Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch, South Africa ‘09

1st Course
Shrimp Ceviche with Caramelized Lemon Sauce
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc, Stellenbosch, South Africa ‘09

2nd Course
Leg of Lamb with Israeli Couscous and Grilled Vegetables and Blackberry Sauce
Onyx Shiraz, Darling, West Coast, South Africa ‘07

3rd Course
Roast Breast of Duck with Dried Cherry Risotto and Plum Sauce
Wildekrans Barrel Select Pinotage Walker Bay, South Africa ‘07

4th Course
Apricot Crème Brulee with Stewed Golden Raisins
de Trafford Vin de Paille, Late Harvest Chenin Blanc, (Straw Wine), Stellenbosch, South Africa ‘05

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