Friday, December 20, 2013

Robin Auld at Auslese

Auslese is owned by restaurateur Harald Bresselschmidt of Aubergine. It is in Hope Street in Cape Town and can be hired for functions
An interesting Chardonnay from Greyton, Lismore, made by Californian winemaker Samantha O’Keefe, now working happily in Greyton
A tray of tapas.  Food and wine  comes with your entry ticket to these concerts which cost R395 a head. Herb veloute with string cheese and a salmon ravioli in broth
Robin Auld CDs were available for R100 each
The artist at work on his guitar and harmonica
and the audience, listening intently
Hake with asparagus and courgette in a cream sauce
Chatting with Emil den Dulk Jnr at the wine table
One South African and two Argentinean wines were open to taste and enjoy: Lismore Chardonnay and Felino Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon from Argentina
Roast beef curls on potato salad with pickles
The chefs, busy creating in the kitchen
Springbok in a rich wine sauce with spƤtzle and a roasted red carrot
The list of concerts and the number to callif you wish to book
The magnificent Auslese wine cellar
Some blues
and some laughing ladies: Heleen Rabe of Hartenberg and friend
Dessert was a vanilla fruit coupe topped with two macaroons
Natalie Opstaele and Joris van Almenkerk of Almenkerk wines in Elgin having fun in the city. Natalie is beautiful, but she moves too fast!
© John & Lynne Ford, Adamastor & Bacchus 2013

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