The South African province of the Western Cape is home to breathtaking Table Mountain, Cape Point (where two oceans meet) and, of course, the Cape Winelands. Fortunately, you don’t have to travel far to experience the beauty of South Africa, because Foodie and Wines of South Africa (WOSA) have teamed up to bring you a little taste of South African wine right here in the 852!

Join us as we take a tour of some fantastic Hong Kong restaurants, sampling their finest dishes and pairing them with free-flow South African wine. Our journey will begin in Central and finish off in Causeway Bay. We’re taking care of all transport between the venues, so you can just sit back, relax and enjoy the ride!

Here’s a sneak peek of where our trip will take us:

Chilli Fagara, Central

Do you dare sample some of Hong Kong’s finest fiery Sichuan cuisine? Don’t worry – if it’s too hot, we’ll make sure we cool you down with plenty of Bellingham Chenin Blanc and Kanonkop Pinotage (South Africa’s signature cross between Pinot Noir and Cinsault).

Chilli Fagara’s “mouth-watering” chicken

Chilli Fagara’s “mouth-watering” chicken

Mr Wolf, Central

Enjoy some down-to-earth comfort food at this always tasty and friendly gastropub-style spot. We’re pairing the dishes here with Journey’s End Syrah and Chardonnay.

Coq au vin at Mr Wolf

Coq au vin at Mr Wolf

The Coffee Academics, Wan Chai

The Coffee Academics are renowned for their superb coffee but did you know they also serve up a delicious variation of Bobotie – a traditional South African dish? This sweet curry will be served alongside sweet and spicy Korean chicken.

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Bobotie Risotto by The Coffee Academics

Toripon, Causeway Bay

Toripon (from the PONG Group) serves up traditional Japanese yakitori skewers and will also give us a little something sweet to end off our night of wining and dining. Here, we’ll be sampling La Motte Chardonnay and Leopard’s Leap Pinot Noir.

Japanese scallop yakitori paired with La Motte Chardonnay

Japanese scallop yakitori paired with La Motte Chardonnay

We’ll be announcing a mystery fourth stop soon! To get updates on our South African Wine Safari and all our Foodie Club events join Foodie Club here.

Your journey won’t end here – each ticketed guest will receive a complimentary wine pass to WOSA’s annual Discover South Africa tasting event in April ($300 value).

Date: Friday, 15 March 2019

Time: 7–10pm

Meet-up location: Chilli Fagara, 7 Old Bailey Street, SoHo, Cental (shuttle will be provided from Central onwards)

Price: $280 for Foodie Club members/$350 for non-members (includes specially selected tasting dishes at each restaurant, unlimited South African wines and bonus wine pass to Discover South Africa tasting event)

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