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Hot Chocolate and Wine Pairings at Durbanville Hills

The popular wine tastings and hot chocolate are back at Durbanville, and if you have not had the pleasure of enjoying that experience, then this is your chance to.

Between June and August, the winery is featuring a special hot chocolate tasting experience consisting of four red wines, each paired with four hand-crafted chocolate bombs. These chocolate bombs can be added to steaming milk for an unforgettable experience.

The winery’s goal is to enhance the enjoyment of its award-winning, cool climate wines by creatively pairing them with interesting foods. This tasting is part of that exploration of flavors.

The combination of silky-smooth indulgence with the depth of the wine creates a truly one-of-a-kind experience.

The Wine and Chocolate Pairings:

Durbanville Hills Cabernet Sauvignon with Coffee and Hazelnut
Durbanville Hills Pinotage with Dark Chocolate Cherry and Turkish Delight

Durbanville Hills Merlot with Dark Chocolate Mint and Raspberry
Durbanville Hills Shiraz with Cinnamon and Nutmeg

The tasting experience comprises four wines, four chocolate bombs, and hot milk, allowing you to create a personalized tasting experience. As the chocolate bomb dissolves in the warm milk, it will release its chocolatey goodness and unique flavors.

This experience costs : R160 per person, and it’s happening from June – August 2023.

If you would appreciate an experience like this, you can book it at :

Read more: The best wine farms in Durbanville

Why You Should do a Wine Tasting

Wine tasting offers a range of benefits for both novice and experienced wine enthusiasts. Firstly, it’s an excellent way to expand your knowledge and appreciation of wine, allowing you to explore different grape varieties, regions, and styles.

By sampling a variety of wines, you can learn to identify the unique characteristics and flavor profiles of each wine, and develop your palate for discerning and evaluating different wines.

Additionally, wine tasting can be a fun and social experience, as you can discuss and compare notes with other tasters.

Finally, wine tasting can also be a way to support local wineries and producers, as well as to discover new and interesting wines that you may not have otherwise encountered.

And it makes for an excellent date idea for couples!

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