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The Market at Val de Vie


Enjoy an exclusive pairing of handmade chocolates and Pongrácz at the Market at Val de Vie this Sunday. Three different chocolates have been custom-made to bring out the unique flavours of each sparkling wine. Think Pongrácz and velvety roasted almond and lime white chocolate, Pongrácz Rose combined with a delicate rose and geranium milk chocolate or a Desiderius Pongrácz 2003 finished off with a hot plum white chocolate. There will also be fresh produce on offer, showcasing fine local goods from the Paarl-Franschhoek Valley, as well as crafts, live entertainment and a Pongrácz and oyster tasting. The first Market at Val de Vie will be held on Sunday 15 September 2013 from 10am until 3pm. Tickets for the chocolate pairing cost R50 each. The market will also run on 15 September, 22 September, 13 October, 26 October, 10 November, 17 November, 1 December and 8 December 2013. For more information visit valdevie.co.za or pongracz.co.za. Text Nicky Manson Previously the editor of décor and design magazine, The Property Magazine, and airline magazine, Indwe, Nicky now freelances.