South African Wine Experience
15th September 2023
The Red Lion
Get ready to embark on an enchanting journey to the captivating vineyards of South Africa at the Red Lion in Hollington (DE6 3HA)! We extend a heartfelt invitation to join us for an unforgettable evening of South African Wine Experience on the 15th of September. Prepare to tantalize your taste buds with a selection of extraordinary wines, accompanied by a delectable grazing board from our gracious hosts the Red Lion.
Arrive at 6:30 for a 7 pm start.
Our Wine Selection for the Night
🍷 River Dragon Brut Method Cap Classique from Silverthorn in Robertson: Immerse yourself in the allure of this elegant sparkling wine. It boasts fine bubbles, crafted with utmost precision by the talented winemakers at Silver Thorne in Robertson. Each sip is a testament to their passion for excellence.
🍷 Seven Springs Unoaked Chardonnay: Allow your palate to dance with delight as you indulge in the purity and vibrancy of this unoaked Chardonnay from Seven Springs. This wine captures the essence of South Africa’s terroir, delivering a refreshing and unforgettable experience.
🍷 Truter Family Wines Blokhuis Grenache Blanc: Let the rich heritage and artisanal winemaking of Truter Family Wines transport you to the heart of South Africa’s winemaking tradition. The Blokhuis is a true masterpiece, carefully crafted with love and attention to detail.
🍷 Francois van Niekerk Pinotage: Discover the allure of Pinotage (a grape varietal close to our hearts), a grape variety uniquely South African, as interpreted by the skilled hands of winemaker Francois van Niekerk. The result is a wine that embodies the true spirit of South Africa’s winemaking prowess. An award-winning Pinotage that will tantalise your palate.
🍷 Alto Rouge: Prepare yourself for a symphony of flavours with Alto Rouge, a captivating red blend that showcases the dedication and expertise of one of South Africa’s most esteemed wineries. This wine is an embodiment of passion and craftsmanship. A blend of Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot.
South Africa has a rich history of winemaking
South Africa has a remarkable history as a winemaking country. With vineyards dating back to the 17th century, the country’s winemakers have honed their craft over generations. From the breathtaking landscapes of the Cape Winelands to the innovative techniques employed in the cellars. South Africa offers a unique and diverse wine culture.
Join us as we delve into the stories behind these exceptional wines. Unearthing the traditions and tales that make them truly extraordinary. Each sip will transport you to the sun-kissed vineyards of South Africa, evoking a sense of adventure and discovery.
To make this experience even more delightful, our hosts at the Red Lion, Hollington will be curating a grazing board that harmonizes perfectly with the flavours of the wines. Prepare to tantalize your taste buds with an array of delectable bites, carefully chosen to enhance the overall tasting experience.
Spaces for this exclusive South African Wine Experience are limited, so we kindly request you book your seats asap. We don’t want you to miss out on this enchanting evening!
Join us for an evening filled with warmth, delightful conversations, and the unmistakable spirit of South African winemaking. We eagerly anticipate your presence at The Red Lion, Hollington (DE6 3HA) for an unforgettable South African Wine Experience.