The Marine Hotel in Hermanus announces its Gourmet Food and Wine Dinner Calendar for the Winter Months…

The Marine Hotel in Hermanus

The Marine  Hotel in Hermanus will be joining forces with some of the Overberg’s most lauded wine estates to offer a range of gourmet food and winner dinners this winter. The events will take place every month and will be co-hosted by the winemaker of each featured estate

The Marine General Manager Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns, the General Manager of The Marine says: ‘We are fortunate to be located in the heart of the Walker Bay area and we are very excited to collaborate with our local wineries to showcase the top-quality wines of our region. We will be presenting these perfectly paired 5-course menus in our elegant restaurant, The Pavilion, providing diners with the opportunity to interact with the winemaker and our executive kitchen team.

On Saturday, 4 June 2022, Whalehaven wines will be showcased, along with the wines of Idiom, hosted by The Marine’s new Head Chef Oelof Verster and winemaker, Reino Thiart

Whalehaven Merlot 2014

The event kicks off with dainty canapés, including a Medley of marinated and fresh heirloom tomato crostini, bocconcini, basil pesto, paired with Whalehaven unwooded Viognier 2020; and Chicken liver parfait cornetto, with soy toasted pumpkin seeds and sultana purée served with Whalehaven Cabernet Franc 2015.  After a bread course served with roasted garlic aioli and salsa verde, there is Sustainably caught hake, served with white wine velouté, confit saffron potatoes, wilted baby spinach and paired with Idiom Bianco Pinot Grigio 2020; and Confit springbok shank, roasted beetroot, smoked potato velouté, fynbos mustard, roasted garlic, and legume crispy, paired with Whalehaven Old Harbour Merlot/ Shiraz 2016. Main course is Grilled sirloin steak, with roasted baby carrots, aromatic carrot purée, pickled baby onions, and thyme jus gras served with a glass of the Idiom Bordicon Blend 2016. Ending things on a sweet note, fans of baked cheesecake are in for a treat with dessert, which is served with segments of citrus, passionfruit curd and short bread crumble, and coffee or tea.

This next gastronomic event at The Marine will be with Newton Johnson on 25 June; followed by Beaumont on 30 July; and Lomond wrapping the series up on 27 August.

Cost R645 per person, including canapés and a welcome drink, and a 5-course food and wine pairing menu.

Bookings are essential Tel 028 313 1000 or email

Read more about The Marine Hotel, Hermanus – CLICK HERE

Information from Five Star PR


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