High Tea at Anthonij Rupert Wines

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Enjoying high tea with close friends is a fabulous way to spend an afternoon and is wonderful way to celebrate a special occasion. Visitors to the Anthonij Rupert Tasting Room, situated on Anthonij Rupert Wines, can enjoy this pastime with the picture perfect Groot Drakenstein Mountains as a backdrop. This is a perfect choice for a book club get together, birthdays, kitchen teas and baby showers.

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Guests are served a beautifully displayed selection of five sweet and two savoury items. The treats are freshly baked on the premises by the chefs who add new treats all the time. A sample menu of what to expect includes:

  • Orange and verbena semolina cake
  • Dark chocolate Grenache cake with berries
  • Brandy snap cigars with passion fruit mousse
  • Crustless baked blueberry cheesecake
  • Cheddar cheese scones with farm butter
  • Smoked salmon blinis
  • Strawberry and vanilla macaroons

A beautiful bottle of  L’Ormarins Brut Classique or L’Ormarins Brut Rosé can be enjoyed with the high tea experience, adding that extra bit of sparkle to a special occasion.

Booking is essential and needs to be made at least 24 hours in advance, and is ideally suited to parties of 2 to 20 people.

If you’re a wine aficionado take time to enjoy a bespoke wine tasting experience of the Cape of Good Hope and Anthonij Rupert Wine ranges in the original Manor House.  The Manor House, restored to its former glory, features beautiful wooden beam ceilings, yellow wood floors and spacious areas for entertaining, furnished throughout in the style of the mid-nineteenth century in the Cape. The rooms all feature carefully sourced items which include marble fireplaces, several antique furniture pieces as well as a beautiful collection of art depicting landscapes of the Cape during that period.

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The front rooms lead out onto a veranda with breathtaking views of the Franschhoek Wine Valley, whilst the back porch displays views of the beautifully landscaped back garden with vistas onto the rose garden and the mountains. A carefully selected herb garden, showcasing some of the country’s best culinary and medicinal herbs, is situated to the side of the house.

This really is the perfect venue to enjoy a favourite pastime.

For further information, please call 021 874-9004 or email tasting@rupertwines.com


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