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Sadie Family Wines

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Houston Galleria

5839 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77057

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Date: September 18, 2014

Time: 7:00pm

Event Type: Wine Dinner

Price: $215 per Guest Plus tax and gratuity

Special Guest: Eben Sadie, Proprietor & Winemaker

Eben Sadie has been described as an enfant terrible and is considered to be one of South Africa’s first certified celebrity winemakers as well as “one of the greatest and most original winemakers in the southern hemisphere.”

Following a period as a surfer, Eben traveled and worked the world’s wine regions (including Germany, Austria, Oregon, California, France & Spain). Eben takes incredible care in the vineyards and everything is done by gravity and hand. Concrete and wooden open fermenters are used. The wines are matured in large, old foudres and or concrete casks with minimal intervention. The goal is to allow the wines show their truest character and sense of place. As Eben says ‘It’s a very pure way of producing the wine’.

Located in the Swartland Mountain Areas of South Africa, Sadie Family produces around 3,500 cases of wine annually. With minimal production, their wines are highly sought after and represent some of the most compelling and diverse bottlings from South Africa. Join Pappas Bros. Houston for what is sure to be an unforgettable evening as we welcome Eben Sadie, proprietor & winemaker of Sadie Family, for his first wine dinner in Texas!

Wine Dinner Menu

Hors d’Oeuvres

2012 “Skerpioen” Swartland-Upper West Coast

First Course

Fresh Seared Gulf Flounder
gnocchi, black-eyed peas, Oregon chanterelle mushrooms, roasted cherry tomatoes, beurre noisette

2012 “T Voetpad” Swartland-Piquetberg Mountain Area

2010 “Palladius” Swartland-Paardeberg Mountain 

Second Course

Roasted Breast of Texas Guinea Hen & Confit Leg
huckleberry sauce, butternut squash, truffle purée

2012 “Skurfberg” Olifants River Region-Skurfberg Mountain

2012 “Kokerboom”Olifants River Region-Trekpoort Kloof

Third Course

Tuna Sashimi & Grilled Tuna Collar
jicama, water chestnut, watermelon, green onion, citrus vinaigrette

2012 “Soldaat” Swartland-Piekenierskloof

2010 “Pofadder” Swartland-Riebeek Mountain

Fourth Course

Pepper-Crusted Prime Dry-Aged
New York Strip
morel mushrooms, Yukon golden fingerling potatoes, petit arugula, demi glace

2012 “Treinspoor” Swartland Mountain Area

2010 “Columella” Swartland Mountain Area

Fifth Course

Panna Cotta
fresh wild berries

2012 Mullineux “Straw Wine” Swartland

Wine Dinners

Experience extraordinary wines and expertly crafted cuisine in our sit-down wine dinners. Our executive chefs and our sommeliers collaborate with top winemakers from around the world to create the perfect pairings for these intimate events.

Wine Tastings

Explore the world of wine at our interactive wine tastings. Each event is a uniquely crafted experience with the opportunity to try 10-15 wines and engage in a lively exchange with our sommeliers and other Guests.

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Sample renowned single malts or fine craft beers paired with a multicourse meal at our Scotch dinners or beer dinners – a distinctive take on food and wine pairings. And for those special holidays like New Year’s Eve or Valentine’s Day, you can enjoy a dazzling feast from our unique event menus. There’s always something wonderful to look forward to.