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21 Feb 2017
Posted by Wade

Catharina’s hosts Battle of the Bubblies at Steenberg

19h00,Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Winemakers John Loubser of Silverthorn Wines and JD Pretorius of Steenberg Vineyards have challenged each other to a duel at the ultimate Bubbly Dinner Battle at Catharina’s Restaurant at Steenberg on Tuesday, 28 March 2017.John Loubser, Chef Archie Maclean and JD Pretorius Jumbo

In honour of these top notch Méthode Cape Classiques, Catharina’s adventurous chef, Archie Maclean, has created a beautifully paired 4-course menu that is sure to ignite an explosion of flavours.

Silverthorn’s The Green Man is perfectly matched with a salmon trout, orange and cardamom risotto. For the Steenberg 1682 Pinot Noir MCC, roast duck breast with citrus gnocchi will hit the spot. The dessert duel has Silverthorn The Genie served with a fragrant rose petal and strawberry consommé, Szechuan pepper meringue and plum sorbet, pinned against the Steenberg 1682 Chardonnay MCC paired with guanaja chocolate spheres, espresso mousse and red velvet textures.

The Bubbly Dinner Battle at R850 per person starts at 19h00. To book your seat, call Jackie Quail at Tel: 021-713 2222 or email

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