Enjoy the Flavours of Winter at Muratie Estate

 

 

How about another excuse to get out of the house, enjoy farm style food, wine and mingle with like-minded folk?

 

Make the most of the Cape winter and head out to the historic Muratie Estate in Stellenbosch for a mellow fireside celebration of Cape Port-Style Wines at the Flavours of Winter Festival on Saturday 30th July, hosted by the Melck family, South Africa’s top Cape Port-Style Wine Producers, and African Cork Suppliers.

 

Port lovers are invited to cosy up in one of the Cape’s oldest wineries, appreciating the rich and luscious flavours of Cape Port-Style Wines and noshing on delicious winter warmer treats prepared by the Muratie Farm Kitchen.  All the wines on show will be available for purchase at cellar door prices.  In addition, von Geusau will be tempting taste buds with their decadently delicious hand crafted chocolates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Muratie Interior

Muratie Interior

At Muratie, the passion for preserving the estate’s rich heritage and the intriguing human stories woven into the very fabric of its centuries old history, are captured in every nook and cranny of this family farm, including the wines which are named after the extraordinary characters from the farm’s colourful past.  And there are a myriad stories reaching as far back as the 17th century.  With a Port tradition that dates back to the 1940’s, Muratie’s popular Ben Prins Cape Vintage pays homage to the estate’s legendary Ben Prins, winemaker at Muratie from 1957 until 1987.  Affectionately known as Barefoot Ben, his trademark was his bare feet.

 

Muratie Ben Prins Bottle & Tube 2011

Muratie Ben Prins Bottle & Tube 2011

 

Guarded over by ancient oak trees, a visit to Muratie reveals a piece of history where time has largely stood still: a unique and magical environment where visitors can enjoy Muratie’s legendary wines, honest farm food and warm hospitality.

 

Make your booking guys, space is limited!  For more details, follow MuratieWines on Twitter

 

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Thuli

Thuli Gogela is a Food Technologist with 8 years of experience developing products in food manufacturing. She is dedicated to discovering wholesome traditional dishes and recipes with a distinctive taste from different parts of the African continent. Thuli is well known for her food blog, Mzansi Style Cuisine which was established in 2010. She saw a gap in the traditional food market that people were hungry for. From there, it didn’t take long to build her brand. In 2013, she started writing a recipe column for the Cape Times for and has collaborated with some of the biggest brands in South Africa namely, Knorr, Nedeburg Wines, First Choice and Spekko rice. Not only does Thuli feature traditional African dishes, she’s also open to developing recipes, food consultations and brand collaborations.

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