Great news for wine lovers, Stellenbosch winery, Alto Wine Estate has levelled up a quintessential South African tradition with the launch of a delicious new biltong and wine pairing in a stunning setting. The red wine and biltong tasting is definitely a must-try experience for those looking for a fancy-pants take on a great combination.

Situated on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain, Alto has gained a reputation as one of SA’s most respected red wine estates with just five exclusive varieties being grown on the estate. These wines are now featured in Alto’s brand new Wine & Biltong Tasting option — one more reason to visit the esteemed estate! Set against a serene backdrop of the lush vine-covered valley this tasting is a great addition to the long list of wine tasting options in the Stellenbosch valley.

Alto Wine & Biltong Tasting

 Each pairing highlights the versatility of the wine with the first option, Alto Rouge, being complemented with a barbecue-flavoured biltong. Next, Alto Shiraz is paired with a smoky biltong with the delicate spices balanced by a fruitiness that perfectly matches the meat. The estate’s Alto Cabernet Sauvignon pairs delightful with a salty, naturally-cured biltong with a hint of fat, which enhances the red plum fruit sweetness in the wine.

The fourth option exudes umami flavours in the well-aged Alto M.P.H.S. which is well-matched with Alto red wine biltong with Parmesan and white truffle.Finaly, end off on a sweet note as you sample the Alto Old Fine Vintage with soft, silky Gorgonzola cheese and red wine biscotti.
The Alto Wine & Biltong Tasting is available at the estate tasting lounge at R110 per person. For more information, visit the Alto website

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