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2015-16 Wedding Package

Much of the success of your most beautiful day depends on the atmosphere and the surroundings in which the ceremony and reception are held. You will find the very special ambience of RICKETY BRIDGE WINE ESTATE the ideal environment for your wedding day.

Download the package (Rickety Bridge Wedding Guide 2015-2016) or continue below.

THE BANQUETING HALL

Up to 100 wedding guests can dine in comfort and style in our banqueting hall. The hall is adjacent to the dance floor, has a cosy bar area. The banqueting hall has a veranda overlooking vines and mountains which is ideal as a dance floor, lounge area, etc. This area is covered with a marquee for protection against the elements.

A CEREMONY WITH A DIFFERENCE

Should you wish to hold your ceremony at Rickety Bridge, it will be our pleasure to welcome you to our “chapel”, which seats 60 people. The “chapel” is a room adjacent to the banqueting hall which has been especially prepared to accommodate ceremonies.

A GARDEN CEREMONY

A backdrop of the magnificent mountains, the views across the vineyards will lend an air of splendour to the occasion. An outdoor ceremony will enable you to share these superb surroundings with your guests.

THE WEDDING MENU

We offer a selection of canapés, starters, main courses and desserts from which you can compile your ideal menu. In consultation with our expert chefs we will help you decide on a variety of courses to suit the theme of your wedding. Let us know of any special dietary needs including vegetarian meals or special requests and we will gladly arrange them for you.

WINES AND BAR

Rickety Bridge wines only. Cash bar available.

BE SURE TO BOOK EARLY

Should you wish to make a provisional booking, we will hold the booked date for two weeks, at which point we will require a non-refundable deposit of 20% of the venue hire fee. Final numbers must be confirmed 14 days before the function. The number confirmed at this time will be catered and charged for. Should you wish to make a provisional booking or discuss the menu, wine list or other options, please do not hesitate to call; let us share some ideas! Whether you envisage an intimate gathering of close friends and family or a large, traditional occasion, let us tailor make your special day.

Kind regards,

Michele Steyn

Event Manager Rickety Bridge Wine Estate

Cell: +27 83 4471231 | E-mail: functions@ricketybridge.com 

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RICKETY BRIDGE ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE

 

Planning a dream wedding and want to eliminate the frustration of calculating all the extras? Take advantage of our great All Inclusive Wedding Package.

Includes the following:
  • Venue hire (Banqueting Hall, Terrace as well as the breakaway “chapel” or Manor House Lawn)
  • Exclusive use of the luxurious four star Rickety Bridge Manor House (sleeps six people in 3 rooms & bridal changing room for one night)
  • Canapés and pre-drinks (Rose Cocktails)
  • All staff, bar staff and service fee
  • 3 Course menu (see below)
  • Sparkling wine (1 glass for speeches)
  • Wines (2 bottles red wine and 2 bottles white wine per table of 8. Red wine only Rickety Bridge Merlot & Pinotage; White wine only Rickety Bridge Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc)
  • For an additional nights’ (night prior to the wedding) accommodation at Rickety Bridge Manor House for all 3 rooms there will be a 20% discount
Other items included:
  • Tables
  • Tiffany / Garden Chairs (with Cushions / White Chair Covers Available)
  • Linen – White Table Cloths & Napkins
  • Crockery – Plates / Side plates
  • Glassware – Red Wine Glasses / White Wine Glasses / Sparkling Wine Glasses
  • Cutlery – Knives / Forks / Dessert Spoons / Etc.
  • Leather Couches & Coffee Table
Items we have for rent:

Wrought Iron Arch | R250

Silver/Gold Underplates | R2

Barrel Altar | R80

Red/White Carpet | R300

Cake Knife Set | R30

Blackboards | R50

Wine Barrels | R50

Fairy Lights in Tent | R650

Cake Stands (Metal/Glass) | R30

Summer Rates per head: 1 Sept 2014 – 30 April 2015

Min
Max
Amount
10
14
R2 000
15
25
R1 200
26
40
R1 100
41
60
R1 000
61
100
R 950
101
150
R1 000

Summer Rates per head: 1 Sept 2015 – 30 April 2016

Min
Max
Amount
10
14
R2 240
15
25
R1 345
26
40
R1 232
41
60
R1 120
61
100
R1 100
101
150
R1 120

Winter & mid week Rates per head: May 2015 – August 2015

Min
Max
Amount
10
14
R2 000
15
25
R1 135
26
40
R1 020
41
60
R 980
61
100
R 935
101
150
R1 120

(All rates include VAT. Terms and Conditions Apply)

Canapé Selection

COLD CANAPES

*V=Vegetarian, *M=Meat, *F=Fish

  • (F) Gravalax with honey mustard mayonnaise
  • (F) Smoked Franschhoek salmon trout wrapped around asparagus spears with lemon mayonnaise
  • (F) Shrimp and avocado with dill in phyllo baske
  • (F) Creamy Smoked Franschhoek salmon trout pate served with cheese pastry crostini
  • (M) Prosciutto skewers seasonal melon balls with Danish feta and balsamic reduction
  • (M) Smoked duck wraps with crispy vegetables and hoisin sauce
  • (M) Mini Caesar salad on brochette
  • (M) Chicken liver parfait served on rye roast with onion marmalade
  • (V) Basil marinated Boccocini and roasted cherry tomato skewers
  • (V) Parsley goats cheese served on a pepper cracker with tomato chilli jam
  • (V) Selection of vegetable maki and California rolls with soy, picked ginger and wasabi

HOT CANAPES

  • (F) Mini salmon fish cakes served with lime aioli
  • (F) Grilled Prawns skewers with Marie Rose sauce
  • (F) Grilled baby Calamari and chorizo skewer with roasted cherry tomatoes and coriander dressing (M)Mini Beef burgers with onion marmalade
  • (M) Cumin scented lamb kofte with minted yoghurt dip
  • (M) Duck wontons served with hoisin sauce
  • (M) Sesame crusted chicken sates with a peanut, ginger dipping sauce
  • (M) Seared ostrich mini medallions served on a potato rosti with a raisin chutney
  • (M) Chicken Samoosas with sweet chilli sauce
  • (V) Baby jacket potatoes served with pepperdew sour cream and chives
  • (V) Vegetable Spring rolls with sweet chilli sauce
  • (V) Mushroom and sprout wontons
  • (V) Sweetcorn, coriander and chilli fritters with curry oil

 3 Course Set Menu Selection

 

Please choose one starter, main course and dessert from the following selections.

Starters

  • Franschhoek smoked salmon rose served on top of a crisp chive potato rosti, surrounded by mizuna leaves dressed with a lemon and dill yoghurt aioli
  • Twice baked goats cheese soufflé surrounded by wild rocket leaves dressed with a Rickety Bridge Shiraz dressing
  • Thin layers of ostrich Carpaccio topped with potato wafers, rocket leaves, pecorino and balsamic glaze
  • Cajun grilled baby calamari served on top of a Asian styled salad with lemongrass dressing

Mains

  • Roasted rack of lamb served with creamed buttery mash potato, grilled seasonal vegetables and sauced with a Rickety Bridge Shiraz jus
  • Grilled fillet of beef served with a roasted garlic potato rosti, grilled seasonal vegetables and sauced with a creamy Madagascar green peppercorn sauce
  • Grilled catch of the day served with pan fried leek, baby fennel and baby potatoes and sauced with a dill and lemon butter sauce
  • Slow oven cooked lamb shank served with soft creamy herb polenta, grilled seasonal vegetables and a thyme infused jus

Desserts

  • Our decadent moist malva pudding served with home-made vanilla pod anglaise and vanilla ice cream
  • Mango fridge cheese cake served with mint syrup and blueberry coulis
  • Espresso crème brulee with a choc chip cookie
  • Peppermint crisp tart served with Belgium chocolate sauce

 

Vegetarian Menu Options

Starters

  • Twice baked goats cheese soufflé surrounded by wild rocket leaves dressed with a Rickety Bridge Shiraz dressing
  • Chargrilled Halloumi and slow roasted market vegetable salad served with a citrus dressing

Mains

  • Green pea risotto topped with seasonal vegetables and Danish feta cheese and fresh rocket leaves
  • Exotic mushroom, spring onion, mild chilli and roasted cocktail tomatoes tossed with cream and potato gnocchi

wine list

WINE LIST

SPARKLING WINE

Rickety Bridge Brut Rosé | R155

Perfect blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir with a delicate expression of citrus and hints of red berries.

Rickety Bridge Blanc de Blanc | R220

Fine, gentle mousse which dances on the palate with flavours of green apple, fresh citrus, light caramel and brioche nuances.

WHITE WINE

Rickety Bridge Sauvignon Blanc | R85

Fresh, crisp wine with gooseberry, guava and underlying hints of minerality and grassiness.

Rickety Bridge Chenin Blanc 2010 | R75

Refreshing tropical notes with guava, white pear and hints of apricot on the nose. Full and fresh with a lovely crisp finish.

Rickety Bridge Chardonnay | R125

Citrus with nutty nuances with hints of orange blossom and subtle oak spice on the nose.

Rickety Bridge Foundation Stone White | R125

Chenin Blanc, Grenache Blanc, Ugni Blanc, Roussanne and Viognier. Elegant with spring blossoms, peach, mango and stone fruit on the nose.

Rickety Bridge Foundation Stone Rosé | R65

Fresh strawberries on the nose and palate with lingering sweet red berries on the finish. Not too dry and ideal for Summer.

Rickety Bridge Semillon | R90

Lightly wooded wine with apple and lime flavours and a creamy richness.

Paulina’s Reserve Sauvignon Blanc | R115

Tones of green apple underlined by tremendous minerality, with a velvety mouth feel supported and in perfect balance with the natural acidity. 

Paulina’s Reserve Chenin Blanc | R98

Rich aromas of ripe pear, peaches and apples with subtle biscuity characters. A full palate showing ripe melons, honey, roasted nuts and subtle toasty oak.

Paulina’s Reserve Semillon | R135

Flinzy, zesty lemon and citrus tones on the nose with nuances of spice and minerality. A well balanced palate with well integrated oak.

RED WINE

Rickety Bridge Merlot | R110

Dark ruby black wine with powerful ripe plum and black cherry fruit on the nose and a rich, juicy palate of red berries and blueberries.

Rickety Bridge Pinotage | R125

Black fruit flavours with layers of plums and spice. A silky palate with well integrated, velvety tannins supported by subtle oaking.

Rickety Bridge Foundation Stone Red | R125

Enticing blend of Syrah, Mourvedre, Tannat, Cinsaut, Grenache and Viognier. This delicious wine shows juicy berry fruit, mulberry and hints of spice.

Rickety Bridge Shiraz | R159

Dense black centre with a deep ruby rim. Lashings of blackcurrant and mulberry with subtle hints of chocolate on the nose.

Paulina’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon | R235

Vibrant, juice red fruit, dark toffee and white pepper layered with velvety tannins and well intergrated cedary oak nuances.

The Bridge | R495

True to the terroir of the Franschhoek Dassenberg Mountain and produced from grapes grown in a single small block of Cabernet Sauvignon bush vines. Only 7 barrels were produced of this exceptional wine.

WINE RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE 

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