Join the Piccolo Mondo restaurant at the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton on Friday 28 September for an epicurean wine dinner presented by Vondeling Wines’ senior winemaker, Matthew Copeland.

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The elegant Piccolo Mondo restaurant located in the Michelangelo Hotel, adjacent to Nelson Mandela Square in the heart of Sandton, is an iconic property which epitomizes the very essence of class, elegance and sophistication. Flair, adventure and culinary delight are at the heart of the menu at the Piccolo Mondo Restaurant, which combines a range of traditional dishes that received a modern twist under the watchful eye of the Executive Chef, Trevor Boyd.

Matthew, Trevor and Heinrich Oberholzer, Piccolo Mondo’s Food and Beverage Manager, will collaborate to bring guests the very best in luxury dining complimented by fine wines from this Voor-Paardeberg estate. The Vondeling wines on show for the evening will include a delectable array of white, rosé and red wines, all of which have garnered several esteemed awards such as a double gold for the rosé and 93 points for the Chardonnay from respected wine critic, Neal Martin, amongst others. Guests can look forward to the following Vondeling wines, each individually paired with one of Chef Trevor’s culinary courses:

Welcome Drinks
Vondeling Rosé

The Beginning
Pineapple and Saffron Cured Monk Fish Carpaccio, Monk Fish Ceviche, Pineapple Salsa, Sour Dough Wafer
Vondeling Sauvignon Blanc

Braised Lamb Shank and Roasted Olive Tortellini, Slow Roasted Plum Tomatoes, Roasted Calamata Olive Dust
Vondeling Baldrick Shiraz

Main Event
Coconut and Thyme Sous Vide Chicken, Buttermilk Chicken Lollipop, Chicken Rissole, Parmesan and Corn Purée, Wild Mushrooms, Smoked Coconut Veloute
Vondeling Bowwood Pinotage

Goat’s Nectar
Mild Belnori Kilimanjaro Cheese Salad, Almond Brittle, Candied Ginger, Citrus and Ginger Dressing
Vondeling Chardonnay

Grand Finale
Sour Cherry and Chocolate Pudding, Sour Cherry Ice Cream,
Vondeling Cabernet Sauvignon

This decadent dinner costs R625 per person and includes all wines and mineral water. For bookings contact Piccolo Mondo on +27 (0) 11 282 7463 or email

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Should you wish to spend the night in complete luxury, why not spoil yourself with the stayover package at the prestigious 5 Star Michelangelo Hotel? R1,740 per person sharing includes luxurious accommodation in a Superior Room, complimentary Wi-Fi, a romantic turndown and the complete five course gourmet dinner paired with Vondeling wines, followed by breakfast the next morning.

For enquiries and bookings for the stayover package, contact the Michelangelo Hotel on +27 (0) 11 282 7000 or email