• The only thing better than hot chocolate in winter is the amazing winter menu’s that all our favourite Cape Town and surrounding restaurants have on offer throughout the chilly months of June through to September.

    One of those favourites is the Terra del Capo Antipasto Bar at Anthonij Rupert Wyne in Franschhoek, and they’ve just launched their 2017 winter menu. The Terra del Capo winter menu features an assortment of divine dishes, as well as a handful of new dishes and some signature favourites. Guests can choose from a selection of hot and cold Antipasti dishes, paired with wines from the Protea, L’Ormarins and Terra del Capo ranges.

    Terra del Cappo Pinot grigio with Burata root veg and hazlenut praline.
    Terra del Capo Pinot grigio with Burrata root veg and hazlenut praline.

    Terra del Capo’s cold selection includes smoked Burrata with roasted carrots, pickled beetroot, candied hazelnuts and nasturtium leaves. Artichoke pannacotta served with pickled mushrooms, herbs and croutons or cured, estate-raised angus beef served with wild rocket, fermented black garlic and squid ink aioli, pine nuts and parmesan is on the table too.

    The hot dishes include the ever-popular crunchy zucchini fries with garlic aioli; ‘Skilpadjies’ – a South African classic; and braised lamb arancini, served with homemade tomato chutney. The crisp fried calamari with parsley and caper aioli, as well as the tasty salsicca meatballs served in a marinara sauce are warm, classic dishes paired perfectly with a rich red wine.

    Protea Shiraz paired with pork belly.
    Protea Shiraz paired with pork belly.

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    When The Terra del Capo tasting room and Antipasto Bar are open from Tuesday to Sunday, 10am – 4h30pm)
    Where Anthonij Rupert Wyne, Franschhoek
    Cost According to dish
    Contact +27 21 874 9041, [email protected] Booking essential

    Photography Unsplash

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    Nikki Louw

    Nikki Louw is an avid food eater and wine drinker with a passion for writing about it too. She's a creative by heart, with a love for visual arts and feature writing, which she applies everyday in covering culture, art and food and drink pieces. She also enjoys writing trending news pieces and exploring topics such as gender issues and social consciousness. Outside of the Journalism realm, Nikki tries her hand at painting and drawing. She has a collection of unfinished canvases and completed oil paintings alike, stacking up in the corner of her bedroom.