Thursday, October 04, 2012

Christian Eedes' Top 10 Chardonnays

Waiting for the awards to be announced in the upstairs space at French Toast
Sharon Paterson of Sumaridge wines in the Hemel and Aarde Valley. 
To her right,   Maggie Mostert of  Batonage
Much discussion over who had won by Jonathan Snashall, 
Greg Landsman and Kalinka Lombard
Christian Eedes and Alwyn van der Merwe of Sanlam, the sponsors of the awards
Christian speaks about the awards – lots of tweeting going on

Cathy Marston of Food 24, tweeting
Corlien Morris of Wine Concepts
whose Koelfontein wine came very close to winning an award
Shock and surprise at an announcement.  What was she telling them?
Anel Grobler and Kalinka Lombard look astounded
Some of the tapas we were served:
Lovely seared salmon on tiny blinis, topped with sour cream and chives
More tapas - onions and peppers on bruschetta
The most succulent chicken kebabs, a whole breast on each skewer
Soft and delicious mushrooms on bruschetta topped with grated cheese
Tiny bites of steak with onion on toast
Pan fried calamari – wonderful flavours
Tempura seafood and vegetable
Photographs s © John Ford, Adamastor & Bacchus 2012

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