Thursday, September 20, 2012

John Collins annual Trade tasting at Den Anker, V&A Waterfront

John Collins list is so good that his tastings are always popular
and Den Anker's food is a perfect match for the wines
Chris Alheit, Cartology owner & winemaker
Tiny tender sticky quail legs make a perfect nibble with wine
Marketer Thelma du Plooy, Owner & architect Gerhard de Villiers and winemaker Gunther Schulz of Kleinood
There were excellent cheese boards with soft goats cheese, camembert and a good blue cheese to eat with preserved figs and crisp melba toasts
Thelema winemaker Rudi Schulz, Anél Grobler (Spit or Swallow) and Gavin Ferreira (Twelve Apostles)
Deidre Taylor presents the new Diemersfontein Chenin blanc
Enormous prawns coated in crisp Kataifi Greek pastry
Sue Proudfoot and her daughter Ryenne
The freshest tuna coated with black and white sesame seeds and covered in a great asian sauce and beautiful fresh oysters
Thomas Orpen and Kathy Jordan
Crumbed brie slices, deep fried and molten inside!
Higgo Jacobs and Lisa Boshoff with Bevan Newton Johnson
Duck en croute slices topped with a tangy berry jam
Bevan Newton Johnson
Posy Hazell, Vaughan Johnson and James Boreland
Peter Bayly
Pearl Oliver, Lynne Jarché Ford and Jeanette Bruwer
Evening in the Waterfront
Photographs are © John Ford, Adamastor & Bacchus cc 2012

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