Plaisir de Merle Winemaker’s Dinners, May August & October

Plaisir de Merle Manor House

Plaisir de Merle is hosting winemaker’s table dinners in May, August and October of this year and I would greatly appreciate it if you could share the below dates and details with your readers.

SAVE THESE DATES – 13 May 2017 and 12 August 2017 for Winemaker’s Table dinners at Plaisir de Merle where the gardens, manicured lawns and rolling vista of vines invite you to breathe in the elegance of yesteryear while experiencing superior quality and service.

Nic van Wyk, distinguished Chef

On the 13th of May guests will be treated to a delicious feast, prepared by well-known Kokkedoor judge Chef Nic van Wyk, paired with wines selected by Plaisir de Merle Cellar Master Niel Bester. The dinner will be served at the historic Manor House. The interior of the Manor House features an elegant and eclectic rendition of old and new, a reflection of the estate’s diverse cultural heritage and progressive approach to winemaking. Chef Nic regularly entertains guests with demonstrations throughout South Africa and has been a familiar face on several television shows whilst also putting his knowledge to pen as food writer for Die Burger and Beeld.

Plaisir de Merle Winemaker Niel Bester

On the 12th of August, the talented and passionate young chef, Frikkie van der Merwe, will be collaborating with Plaisir de Merle winemaker, Niel Bester, to treat guests to a food and wine pairing that will spoil the taste buds and emphasise the versatility of the Plaisir de Merle wines. The dinner will be taking place in the historic Manor House that reflects the estate’s diverse cultural heritage and progressive approach to winemaking through the elegant and eclectic rendition of old and new.

TIME: 18h30 for 19h00

VENUE: Plaisir de Merle, located in Simondium on the R45 between Paarl and Franschhoek.

Upcoming Winemaker’s Table Dinners: 14 October 2017

Tickets are available at R595 per person, four course dinner and wine included. Space is limited so call 021 874 1071 or email to be part of this exclusive event.

For more information on Plaisir de Merle’s extensive wine range and other offerings, visit or phone 021 874 1072

Information from Manley Communications

An elegant table laid for you at Plaisir de Merle