(Cape Town, February 2016) Maison Ruinart, established in 1729 in the Champagne region of France, is the oldest Champagne House on record and the Ruinart family has run the House steadfastly for over two centuries since 1817.
Benguela on Main Executive Chef, Jean Delport will prepare a seasonal four-course menu that will be served with a selection of Ruinart Cuvée Champagnes at a special dinner on Friday, 19 February commencing at 19:30. The evening will be hosted by CEO of Maison Ruinart, Frederic Dufour and together with our French Head Sommelier, Denis Garret you will be taken on a journey that will delight champagne lovers.
Denis Garret hails from France and is a member of Association des Sommeliers Paris Ile-de-France, the oldest sommelier association in the world. Denis is also certified as a Cognac Educator through the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac, an interprofessional association for the preservation and promotion of Cognac. These prestigious memberships, coupled with many years of experience, makes Denis very knowledgeable on champagne, cognac and wine.
The golden thread that runs through the cuvées at Maison Ruinart is their use of Chardonnay in the production of these fine champagnes. Maison Ruinart defines this cultivar as their very soul and. The grape, mainly harvested from the Côte des Blancs and Montagne de Reims terroirs, is at the heart of all their cuvées.
Since opening its doors in September 2015, Benguela on Main has won over patrons with Executive Chef, Jean’s creative dishes and immaculate attention to detail. Chef Jean honed his skills at a number of fine dining institutions before taking the helm at this prestigious new restaurant. His showstopping dishes stand up to any fine champagne and adds a sophisticated gourmet flair to the proceedings.
Seats are limited for this exclusive event and will be allocated on a prebooking basis, book now by purchasing your ticket online. For more information visit www.bengueladining.com/capetown, call 087 357 0637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.