Everything’s coming up Rosé this summer with the Cape’s premium Rosé producers getting together at Rickety Bridge Estate in Franschhoek to showcase the diversity and versatility of rosé at the Revving Up Rosé Festival in February 2016.

 

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Few things say summer and romance like a glass of chilled rosé so join the Rosé Renaissance and head out to Franschhoek on Valentine’s weekend to stop and smell, and taste, the Rosés, Brosés (Rosés for the ‘bros’) Cocktails and Bubblies.

 

Date: Saturday 13th February 2016

Place: Rickety Bridge Estate in Franschhoek

Time: 10am until 6pm

Tickets: R120 per ticket for a glass and tastings

From www.webtickets.co.za

Tickets also available at the door

Food: Paulina’s Restaurant will be serving a rosé-friendly à la carte menu

Pre-booked picnics available at R150 per person

Wine sales: By the glass and by the bottle

Music: There will be live music throughout the day

Information: For more information please visit www.ricketybridge.com and www.dnaevents.co.za

 

Rose-friendly menu at Paulina’s Restaurant will include
• Salmon Roulade: Rolled savoury crêpe filled with smoked salmon and cucumber mousse, baby salad leaves, mixed greens and lemon grass dressing;
• Candied Beet Salad: A summer delight of baby salad leaves, mixed greens, pumpkin seeds, pecan nuts and lemon labneh tossed in a honey and mustard dressing;
• Tempura Line Fish: Line fish deep fried in a light tempura batter to crispy perfection served with home-cut fries and a salmon tartar sauce;
• Beef Burger: Topped with a thick slice of Edam cheese and crisp home-cured stout bacon.

 
Rosés on offer at the festival
Rosé producers taking part in the festival include Anthonij Rupert, Babylonstoren, Delaire, Foothills, Haute Cabrière, Krone, Le Lude, Lynx, Paul René, Rickety Bridge, Solms-Delta, The Wolftrap, Vrede en Lust and more.

 

Flow of the day

8.30 until 10am: The day will start at 8.30am with The Rosé Run (5km, 10km or 20km) and The Rosé MTB Ride (20km, 40km or 60km). Entry to these events will include a Festival ticket. Showers will be provided and salmon and egg bagels will be on sale for breakfast.To enter please visit www.webtickets.co.za or get your tickets on arrival.

10am until 4pm: Wine tasting, Rosé-friendly food on offer at Paulina’s Restaurant, Pre-booked picnics available.

4pm until 6pm: Wine tasting closes, wine sales continue, cocktail bar and Paulina’s Restaurant stay open. Guests will be able to enjoy tapas and live music and watch the sunset.

 

So join the Rosé Renaissance and make sure you don’t miss this opportunity to ‘Rev up with Rosé’ at Rickety Bridge Estate.

 

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