Keen for some fine wining? Then join HQ Restaurant & Boschendal Wines next Wed, 5 April

by Karisa

HQFineWining2017PostBoschendal Next Wed, 5 April 2017, HQ will be hosting another one of their Fine Wining dinners, this time partnering with Boschendal Wines.

Now I’ve been to a couple of these and there are two things that I can vouch for:

  1. The wine is always flowing
  2. It’s always a fun evening out

On the food front, guests get to enjoy a 3 course menu which has been carefully paired with wines from the Boschendal range.

This is what the menu looks like:

  • Aperitif
    Smoked Chicken & Vegetable Crunch Roll served with a chili, coriander and soy dipping sauce
    – Paired with Boschendal Brut Rose MCC NV
  • Starter
    A crisp salad of Cos and Iceberg leaves, toasted pine nuts,
    parmesan shavings and dressed with a Dijon mustard vinaigrette
    – Paired with Boschendal 1685 Sauvignon Blanc
  • Main
    250g Sirloin wet aged for 32 days and grilled perfectly medium-rare, served
    with skinny fries & Café de Paris Butter
    – Paired with Boschendal 1685 Merlot
    (V) Portabella mushrooms stuffed with a rich Duxelle, gratinated with parmesan cheese and served with skinny fries & Café de Paris Butter
    – Paired with Boschendal 1685 Merlot
  • Dessert
    Coconut Rum Panna Cotta, Chilled Berry consommé and Orange Biscotti
    – Paired with Boschendal Blanc de Noir 2016

It’s a great date night option or why not make it a more-the-merrier affair by inviting friends and family along.  Bookings are essential though, as seats are limited, so don’t take too long to decide.

Bookings can be made by contacting HQ Restaurant on 021 424 6373 or emailing

BUT, if you can’t make this one, don’t be too sad.  There are still plenty more Fine Wining evenings to come:

3rd May – Nederberg
14th June – Kleine Zalze
5th July – Creation
2nd August – Diemersdal
6th September – Ken Forrester
4th October – Buitenverwachting
1st November – Cederberg

So diarise accordinly people. 😉


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