Save the Date: Plaisir de Merle Winemaker's Table

Save the date for 13 May 2017 and 12 August 2017 for the Winemaker’s Table dinners at Plaisir de Merle where the gardens, manicured lawns and rolling vista of vines invite you to breathe in the elegance of yesteryear while experiencing superior quality and service.

On the 13th of May guests will be treated to a delicious feast, prepared by well-known Kokkedoor judge Chef Nic van Wyk, paired with wines selected by Plaisir de Merle Cellar Master Niel Bester. The dinner will be served at the historic Manor House. The interior of the Manor House features an elegant and eclectic rendition of old and new, a reflection of the estate's diverse cultural heritage and progressive approach to winemaking. Chef Nic regularly entertains guests with demonstrations throughout South Africa and has been a familiar face on several television shows whilst also putting his knowledge to pen as food writer for Die Burger and Beeld. 

 Winemaker Niel Bester

Winemaker Niel Bester

On the 12th of August, the talented and passionate young chef, Frikkie van der Merwe, will be collaborating with Plaisir de Merle winemaker, Niel Bester, to treat guests to a food and wine pairing that will spoil the taste buds and emphasise the versatility of the Plaisir de Merle wines. The dinner will be taking place in the historic Manor House that reflects the estate’s diverse cultural heritage and progressive approach to winemaking through the elegant and eclectic rendition of old and new.

When: 18h30 for 19h00
Where: Plaisir de Merle, located in Simondium on the R45 between Paarl and Franschhoek.
Cost: R595 per person, four course dinner and wine included.
Booking: Space is limited so call 021 874 1071 or email to be part of this exclusive event.

Upcoming Winemaker’s Table Dinners: 14 October 2017

For more information on Plaisir de Merle’s extensive wine range and other offerings, visit or phone 021 874 1072.