Join some of the best local chefs at their homes for an exclusive canape and wine pairing event featuring award-winning Swartland wines and showcasing Riebeek Valley hospitality.

Choose one of 5 host venues on Saturday, 12 December from 18h30 to 21h00 for R475 per person.
We have limited space, book soon!

Sharon and David Riley, paired with Sonja and Andreas Abold of Lammershoek

David is retired MD of Bill Riley Meats and currently Chairman of the Cape Town Branch of the International Wine and Food Society. Sharon was involved with the Slow Food Movement and for many years has served on the Food Committee for the International Wine and Food Society.  As newbies to the valley David and Sharon are excited to share their passion for delicious food paired with fabulous Lammershoek wines presented by owners Andreas and Sonja Abold.

Gail and Basil Friedlander, paired with Pieter du Toit of Kloovenburg

Gail and Basil have been in the hospitality industry for many years, taking pleasure in hosting guests both at their restaurant in Kloof, KwaZulu-Natal and former guest house in Riebeek West.  Gail and Basil love wine and great food and look forward to furthering their guests’ experience with delicious pairings from Pieter du Toit of Kloovenburg Wines.

Gail and Basil Friedlander, paired with Pieter du Toit of Kloovenburg

Gail and Basil have been in the hospitality industry for many years, taking pleasure in hosting guests both at their restaurant in Kloof, KwaZulu-Natal and former guest house in Riebeek West.  Gail and Basil love wine and great food and look forward to furthering their guests’ experience with delicious pairings from Pieter du Toit of Kloovenburg Wines.

Irene Grobbelaar and Luke Manuel, paired with Thinus Kruger of Fram

Owner Irene and Chef Luke of Aardvark Eats cook and play with fire, smoking, firing and braaiing all their dishes in a wood fired oven, braai pit and spit braai. They invite you to share their passion for delicious wine and experimentation with back to basic flavours with a twist. Irene and Luke are excited to be paired with Thinus Kruger from Fram Wines for Solo Kitchens and to see their new restaurant bringing a unique experience to the Riebeek Valley culinary scene.

Gareth Dewar-Pienaar and Grant Dewar, paired with Andrea and Chris Mullineux of Mullineux and Leeu

One of the valley’s top guest houses, Vineyard Views Country House, has become renowned for its Canapé & Wine Pairing evenings. For their second Solo Kitchens outing, Gareth and Grant look forward to showcasing their offerings with a selection of exceptional Mullineux & Leeu Wines presented by Andrea and Chris Mullineux.

Gareth Dewar-Pienaar and Grant Dewar, paired with Andrea and Chris Mullineux of Mullineux and Leeu

One of the valley’s top guest houses, Vineyard Views Country House, has become renowned for its Canapé & Wine Pairing evenings. For their second Solo Kitchens outing, Gareth and Grant look forward to showcasing their offerings with a selection of exceptional Mullineux & Leeu Wines presented by Andrea and Chris Mullineux.

Lidia Dittberner and Neville Lang, with Hilary Dennis and Rose Rocuzzi Richards, paired with Adi Badenhorst of A.A.Badenhorst

Neville, a former Upington raisin farmer turned Riebeek Valley Aquaponic farmer, together with Lidia and her Italian heritage, will delight your palate with fresh hand created Canapes made from the freshest sourced ingredients.

Paired with Adi Badenhorst and A.A. Badenhorst Wines, they will share the warm hospitality they have come to know in Riebeek Kasteel.  Hilary and Rose are Lidia’s sous chefs for the evening, and are passionate about food and wine pairings ranging from the classic to the innovative.

Paired with Adi Badenhorst and A.A. Badenhorst Wines, they will share the warm hospitality they have come to know in Riebeek Kasteel.  Hilary and Rose are Lidia’s sous chefs for the evening, and are passionate about food and wine pairings ranging from the classic to the innovative.