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Two-day charcuterie course with Bread & Wine

Venue: Bread & Wine Vineyard Restaurant, Môreson Farm, Franschhoek.

Cost: R5000 per person

Jewell & Co—headed by Charcutier Neil Jewell—will host a two-day charcuterie course where you’ll literally learn the whole hog, courtesy of South Africa’s Charcuterie King. Participants will also enjoy a delicious three-course lunch at Bread & Wine, paired with Môreson Wine.

The intimate, exclusive workshops cover the making of savoury French-style sausage, cooked and air-dried hams, blood sausage and more. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to hear Neil’s stories, ask him questions, and watch him demonstrate various butchering techniques.

Space is limited to just 12 participants, per course, so early bookings are essential! To book please contact Tina Jewell on 021 876 4004 or email breadandwine@moreson.co.za

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Jewell & Co’s artisan charcuterie is available at: The Miss Molly Charcuterie Bar, through Garden Route Goodies, The Organic Emporium and various other outlets.

Neil’s Charcuterie Programme:

Day 1
Registration and coffee 09h30
Lesson: Breaking down of the pig carcass by Neil
Tea break
Lesson: Neil introduces and discusses the nuances of dry curing, brining and more
Lunch and a tasting of award-winning wines from Môreson
Lesson: Neil demonstrates how to create blood sausage, mortedella and saussison sec, with appropriate tastings
Practical: participants create their own fresh sausages.

Day 2
Coffee 09h30
Lesson: Neil introduces and discusses rilette, confit and base ingredients
Discussion: Opportunity to raise any questions regarding the art of charcuterie that have not yet been covered
Lesson: Neil demonstrates how to build an indoor smoker and experiments with mushroom, cheese, pepper or tomato. Participants go on a guided tour of Neils’ smokers, discuss wood chips, Hot vs cold smokers and more
Tea break
Practical: Tasting of meats, from the maturing room, with Neil

Neil’s Charcuterie Programme includes the following: Recipes for all the sausages, hams and other charcuterie produced and a Bread & Wine Vineyard Restaurant apron.

Workshop dates for 2015
28th & 29th May

25th & 26th June

6th & 7th August

20th & 21st August

10th & 11th September

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Bread-making in the Winelands at Bread & Wine

A good baker will rise to the occasion, it’s the yeast he can do. So, learn from the best baker in town, Tina Jewell!

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A bread-making experience at Bread & Wine restaurant on Môreson wine farm

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Start at 09h30 sharp
On arrival you will receive your very own apron, recipe book and ingredients
Hands-on, with a bit of guidance you will make 4 different types of dough – focaccia, soda bread, sour dough and olive oil brown
We will quench your thirst with water
Lots of laughter to be had
You get to fill, twist and shape different breads
While your breads are baking we send you off to taste the wines
By now you have worked up an appetite
Lunch will be served with some of your very own baked breads
More wine to be had

To book your spot contact Tina on 021 876 4004 or breadandwine@moreson.co.za

Maximum group size 10 people,

Cost per person R795.00 (excludes drinks)

Forthcoming dates::
25th April; 2nd, 16th & 30th May; 6th June

Plus: Tina’s top ten bread-making secrets.

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The Franschhoek Wedding Showcase

Tying the knot soon? Love weddings? Then you won’t want to miss at the inaugural Franschhoek Wedding Showcase on 18 April 2015 at Le Franschhoek Hotel.

Our #LQFfamily will be there showcasing Bread&Wine on Môreson as a venue: where the food, wine and setting combine for an unforgettable wedding. An intimate venue that lends itself to a fairy-tale…

Additionally see some of our wedding accessories, ideas and more from B.gorgeous.  We be running a competition on the day, so leave your business cards with us to enter the lucky draw and you could win Miss Molly Bubbly along with vouchers for B.Gorgeous!

There will also be Miss Molly Bubbly available for tasting on a complimentary basis.

The showcase will be open between 10am and 5pm and costs R80 per person entrance fee. Tickets are available from www.webtickets.co.za or on the day at Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa.

And… win tickets to the Franschhoek Wedding Showcase! Enter online here. Entries close Thursday 9 April 2015

LQF Wedding Canvas (1)

Plus: Adding an extra dash of excitement to the day will be the team from The Pretty Blog who will be presenting two mini workshops. Entitled ‘I’m engaged what now?’ these workshops will be the lifeline for all brides-to-be offering invaluable advise on organising your perfect dream wedding. Workshop 1: 10:00 – 12:30 Workshop 2: 13:30 – 16:00 *Both workshops will be exactly the same, including tips and Q&A about wedding planning. Cost: R 120 per person (includes entrance to the Franschhoek Wedding Showcase) Pre-book tickets online at www.webtickets.co.za

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#EatOutHelpOut with StreetSmart SA

Win a meal for four at a restaurant in your area by helping to raise awareness for StreetSmart SA restaurants!

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How do you do you enter?

Take a photograph of yourself eating at a StreetSmart restaurant—Bread & Wine supports StreetSmart SA—with your waiter and a StreetSmart Table Card featuring in the photo

Enter your photo into the ‘Snap Away’ competition on StreetSmart’s Facebook page.

Tag the restaurant by name, tell us the name of your waiter, and use the hashtag #EatOutHelpOut to enter the competition.

Like the StreetSmart South Africa Facebook page.

Like and share your entry with your friends and ask them to vote for you. The more votes  you receive the more chances you will have to win!

All photo entries will enter a lucky draw and announced on 16 June 2015. The winning photograph and its waiter will be announced on 16 June 2015.

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The world’s first Pignic

Now here’s something we could start at up Bread & Wine!

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Hosted by Yelp, the Pignic is ‘the world’s first micro pig picnic’. The event is set to take place at The Proud Archivist in London in May.

What to expect? Picnic with little piggies, eat delicious food and while learning all about the adorable animals.

If you’re lucky enough to be in London here are the details:
Thu 21st May – Fri 22nd May 2015, 6pm to 10pm
Sat 23rd May – Mon 25th May 2015, 2pm – 6pm
The Proud Archivist, 2-10 Hertford Road, London N1 5SH

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Weddings by B.gorgeous

Planning on tying the knot soon? We have a special section devoted to all things matrimony in our unique little shopping emporium, B.gorgeous.

wedding B.gorgeous

Say I do to beautiful glasses, table décor, stationery, beauty products and so much more.

bgorgeousAdditionally, B.gorgeous also has it’s own day spa with a hair service that will blow you away as well as a host of traditional treatments, such as manis and pedis.

Now that both you and your wedding look good—where are you going to get married? On our family farm, Môreson’s Bread & Wine is an intimate venue that lends itself to a fairy tale…

wedding Bread & Wine

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The Winter Sculpture Fair 2015

The Winter Sculpture Fair (9-10 May) is back! The art, food and wine festival will once again take place at the NIROX Sculpture Park—which will be transformed into a surreal landscape of larger-than-life sculptures across the panorama.

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And, Franschhoek is coming to Joburg! Artlogic have partnered with Franschhoek to bring the town’s top chefs and wine producers to Johannesburg. See the exhibitors here.

Neil Jewell at last year's event

Neil Jewell at last year's event

The LQF Family will be there in full force. Expect our culinary team from Bread & Wine who will again be exhibiting (and feeding) at the festival. Môreson, will be pouring their incredible bubblies and wines and Bacon-of-the-Month Club will dazzle with their artisan bacon.

Tickets are limited, so don’t dilly-dally—for more information go to: www.wintersculpturefair.co.za

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The Secret Jozi Chef

Well done to Chef Neil Jewell and the team at Bread & Wine for this wonderful review!

Neil happy as a pig in his charcuterie room.

Neil happy as a pig in his charcuterie room.

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The Secret Jozi Chef
“Every now and then a new product comes along that is so special it can only be the result of a perfect harmony. Last year I fell in love with The Gourmet Greek my absolute favourite family farm, producing simple dairy products that are without compare in the South African market.

This year Jewell & Co are definitely my new favourite charcuterie producers. This incredible range is the result of what happens when a pork farmer, Charlie Crowther from Glen Oaks, who has the utmost respect for his livestock, for pasture rearing animals in the most natural and perfect setting, a chef and food genius, Neill Jewell, who respects the simple perfection of his ingredients and the result is something that simply put – is truly special!

The new Jewell & Co charcuterie labels!

The new Jewell & Co charcuterie labels!

The delicate sweet flavours of exceptional pork aren’t covered by heavy handed spicing or commercial preserving they are highlighted and framed to create a selection of products that make you rethink ever eating anything commercially produced. It’s only February but this could well be my favourite product of 2015! Congratulations to Debbie from Organic Emporium – Natural and Whole Food for yet again finding a real food gem, getting up to Jozi, rocking my taste buds and making me rethink my connection to my food.

As you can imagine when you rear animals this natural way and have a top chef hand craft the final product supply is very limited so for us Jozi folks it’s only available at Organic Emporium.

Top lightly scrambled creamy free range eggs with a few slices of Jewell & Co’s Spanish Style salami and a delicate sprinkling of Kazi farms brilliant micro greens for breakfast perfection!

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(In Cape Town? You can get Jewell & Co charcuterie from B.gorgeous as well as from The Miss Molly Charcuterie Bar.)

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Hot deal: Blessing of the Harvest 2015

It’s soon time for our family farm’s annual harvest party on 7 February 2015!

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Don’t miss this day of fun: making wine the traditional way, tasting (and drinking) Môreson’s award wining wines—and feasting at famous farm restaurant, Bread & Wine.

We’re offering a special hot deal for our last three large tables! Book for 10 people, and only pay for 8!

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More info:
Come and join us and delight in making wine the old fashioned way. Handpick your own basket of grapes and then press them using your feet, which are, incidentally, the oldest wine making tools in the business.

As you’ll soon discover wine making is a tiring job. This is why we insist that you join us for a special feast at Bread & Wine, our famous farm restaurant, to finish off a day of Blessing the Harvest. If you’re looking for inspiration, or you’d like to get an idea of what you have to look forward to with your own wine, try some of our award winning wines. They are all guaranteed to quench the thirst you’ve no doubt worked up.

Over lunch, while you’re enjoying your food and relaxing with your wine, give the Blessing of the Harvest label design competition a whirl. Who knows it could be your label design that is selected to adorn the 2015 Blessing of the Harvest bottles.

Most people have such a blast that they come back a year later to partake in another Blessing of the Harvest. They also use this return visit to pick up the wine that they made the previous year, if they haven’t already collected it.

Cost per person R520pp ; children between 5-14, R225 each .

Confirmation of booking by pre-payment only. Should you require further information, or be interested in attending, please contact Tina, at tel. no. 021-876 3692/4004 or by email breadandwine@moreson.co.za.

Regrettably no pets.

7th FEBRUARY 2015 BLESSING OF THE HARVEST PROGRAMME

10h30 – 11h00 a glass of sparkling wine on arrival
11h00 – 11h45 Hand picking
12h00 – 12h30 Foot stomping
13h00 Label design competition and lunch
17h00 End of day

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Blessing of the Harvest 2015 at Môreson

It’s time for our family farm’s annual harvest party!

blessing 2014

At Môreson we believe that wine is about 3 things; passion, love and magic. It’s what we put into everything we do, into every bottle of wine we make and it’s what makes our annual Blessing of the Harvest an event not to be missed.

In 2015, come and join us and delight in making wine the old fashioned way. Handpick your own basket of grapes and then press them using your feet, which are, incidentally, the oldest wine making tools in the business.

As you’ll soon discover wine making is a tiring job. This is why we insist that you join us for a special feast at Bread & Wine, our famous farm restaurant, to finish off a day of Blessing the Harvest. If you’re looking for inspiration, or you’d like to get an idea of what you have to look forward to with your own wine, try some of our award winning wines. They are all guaranteed to quench the thirst you’ve no doubt worked up.

Over lunch, while you’re enjoying your food and relaxing with your wine, give the Blessing of the Harvest label design competition a whirl. Who knows it could be your label design that is selected to adorn the 2015 Blessing of the Harvest bottles.

Most people have such a blast that they come back a year later to partake in another Blessing of the Harvest. They also use this return visit to pick up the wine that they made the previous year, if they haven’t already collected it.

Go here to see pics from last year’s event.

Cost per person R520pp ; children between 5-14, R225 each .

Confirmation of booking by pre-payment only. Should you require further information, or be interested in attending, please contact Tina, at tel. no. 021-876 3692/4004 or by email breadandwine@moreson.co.za.

Regrettably no pets.

7th FEBRUARY 2015 BLESSING OF THE HARVEST PROGRAMME

10h30 – 11h00 a glass of sparkling wine on arrival
11h00 – 11h45 Hand picking
12h00 – 12h30 Foot stomping
13h00 Label design competition and lunch
17h00 End of day

Posted by: Susan Huxter
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