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13 04, 2017

INSPIRED LIVING SA Restaurant Review

April 13th, 2017|News|

Glen Carlou Wine Tasting and Lunch • Inspired Living Lifestyle Blog GLEN CARLOU WINE TASTING AND LUNCH April 10, 2017 Just over a month ago we stole away for an adult-only weekend with our good friends! These getaways, seem to be few and far between at the moment, so we make the most of the opportunity when it arises. On the spur of the moment, our friends decided to book lunch and wine tasting at Glen Carlou. None of us at been before, so it was a new experience for everyone. Glen Carlou You will find the Glen Carlou Estate on the Simondium Road between Paarl and Franschhoek. Established in 1985, it is a relatively young estate but has quickly earned the reputation as one of the top wine producers in South Africa. The view overlooking the Drakenstein Mountains is breathtaking, making it the perfect spot for wine tasting and lunch. We opted to do the wine tasting before lunch, this way we could select our favourite wine to enjoy with our meal. I thought I would share a few of the photographs which I posted on Instagram while we were there. Wine Tasting A variety of tasting experiences are on offer, which includes a food and wine pairing, this can be arranged with 48 hours notice. We opted for the standard tasting which includes five of the estate wines. Favourites among the wines we tasted were the Sauvignon Blanc, Petit Verdot Tannat, Syrah and my pick-of-the-day the Pinot Noir. On the Menu Having never been to the Glen Carlou restaurant before we were all suitably impressed with both the food and the service. In fact, I would go as far as to say that it was one of my favourite Winelands lunches so far this year. We all oohed and aahed over ever dish we tasted, but a few deserve a special mention! These included the Lamb Tataki, Beef Tartare, and the Seabass. The menu has changed since we ate there to cater for the change of season. I am sure it will be equally as delicious – view the full Autumn Menu online. Art Gallery @ Glen Carlou Curated by Alex Hamilton As well as enjoying great food and wine, the estate also houses a collection of contemporary, pop and modern art by South African artists, curated by Alex Hamilton. The inaugural exhibition entitled “The Promise of Now,” curated by Hamilton, includes a collection of cutting-edge contemporary South African Art. Browsing through the gallery was a great post-lunch experience. If you have not had the chance to visit Glen Carlou yet I highly recommend it, from the delicious food and wine, to the beautiful setting and attentive service – it was a culinary experience to remember. Contact Details: Location: Simondium Road, Klapmuts. Contact via Telephone: +27 (0)21 875 5528 or email: welcome@glencarlou.co.za Disclosure: This not a sponsored or paid post. Post Views: 90 DISCLAIMER: All opinions, content and images are property of Inspired Living or Fiona Rossiter, unless otherwise stated. All the information on this website is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. Any action you take upon the information you find on Inspired Living, is strictly at your own risk. Inspired Living will not be liable for any losses and/or damages in connection with the use of our website. For more details please read the full PR & Disclosure Policy below. PR & Disclosure Policy Read moreBy using the Inspired Living website you agree to our Terms & Conditions Read more  Glen Carlou Wine Tasting and Lunch • Inspired Living Lifestyle Blog […]

1 03, 2017

Rosé Revolution

March 1st, 2017|News|

Rosé is going through something of a revolution. No longer are they all about high residual sugar and tutti frutti flavours [...]

24 02, 2017

Gallery @ Glen Carlou

February 24th, 2017|News|

Be sure to stop in and view some of the incredible pieces available in our art gallery. Gallery @ Glen [...]

20 02, 2017

The Cape Wine Auction 2017

February 20th, 2017|News|

Glen Carlou is incredibly proud to have been an Auction Ambassador for The Cape Wine Auction since its inception. The [...]

20 01, 2017

Valentine’s Day 2017 @ Glen Carlou

January 20th, 2017|News|

  Tuesday 14 February 2017 From 18:30 – last booking 20:30 String quartet will be playing background music Welcome drink [...]

22 12, 2016

Restaurant @ Glen Carlou listed in Eat Out’s “The best restaurants in the Winelands: Where to eat in 2017”

December 22nd, 2016|News|

We are thrilled to have been included in Eat Out's Top Winelands Restaurant List as well as an inclusion in [...]

21 12, 2016

Gallery @ Glen Carlou Curated by Alex Hamilton

December 21st, 2016|News|

  The Gallery at Glen Carlou opens with a bang and sizzles with creative artistic energy. This new gallery, curated [...]

6 12, 2016

Summer Menu launches 7th December

December 6th, 2016|News|

  We sat down with Executive Chef Johan Stander and asked him about this year’s Summer menu. "I think for [...]

5 12, 2016

New Curator’s Collection Wines Released

December 5th, 2016|News|

Last week we released three new wines from The Curator’s Collection; this included a 2016 Viognier, 2014 Mourvèdre and a [...]

7 11, 2016

Platter Wine Guide 2017

November 7th, 2016|News|

The much anticipated Platter Wine Guide 2017 released their latest edition at the end of October and Glen Carlou is [...]