Congrats to Cap Maison which has been named a
Wine Spectator Restaurant Award Winner for the third consecutive year
Photo Credit: Luxe Tips
The popular 5 star resort & spa on St Lucia has been ranked as one of the top in the Caribbean by Travel + Leisure 2014 World's Best Awards
Cap Maison's wine is housed in the 2,000 plus bottle temperature controlled Cellar Maison, a dark and welcoming cave that also serves as an elegant private dining room for Cellar Maison Wine Pairing Dinners and daily Tastings.
There are hand-picked wines from nearly a dozen countries, from enjoyable and unpretentious grape varietals from the new world to high end wines that have been only modestly marked up so that more guests can enjoy them.
Many of Cap Maison's wines are available by the glass and the wine list includes rare champagnes, grand cru Bordeaux, fine Burgundies, orange wines and a notable selection of natural and biodynamic wines, most of them made in small quantities by family wineries in France.
These organic wines are distinguished by low intervention and they are distinguished by being both low in sulphur and not having any added yeast.
In Cellar Maison, a cozy lair with beamed ceiling, brick floor and wooden wine shelves and bins surrounding a tasting table and chairs, guests can enjoy Wine Tastings during the week with flights of unique wines, paired with a delectable assortment of amuse-bouche and interactive discussions guided by the Sommelier, Robinson George.
The Cap Maison wine team can also send a favorite bottle of bubbly via the resort's Champagne Zip line straight from the bar to the private dining venue, Rock Maison. For added drama, they willingly demonstrate the Napoleonic tradition of sabering a bottle of champagne using the blade of a knife.
CAP MAISON’S WINE PROGRAM
Wine Pairing Dinner
Join the Sommelier for an evening of delicious food and fine wine with special pairings and blind tastings. This is a relaxed and sociable event for six to 11 guests, during which Chef Craig Jones of Cliff at Cap serves an artisanal menu to go along with the chosen wines. Reservations are required and the cost is $150 per person.
Deli and Wine Pairing Dinner
Ever Friday evening between 6:30 and 8:30pm, guests have the opportunity to learn a little about the art of pairing artisanal food with wine in the relaxed and informal atmosphere of Cellar Maison. The cost is $95 per person.
Cellar Maison's Casual Tutored Wine Tastings
This is a fun learning experience that allows guests to taste both Old World and New World Wines. Offered daily, reservations are required and the cost is $75 per person.
Cellar Maison's Fine Wine Tastings
Prepared and conducted by Sommelier Robinson George daily. Reservations are required and the cost is $100 per person.
Visit www.capmaison.com for more information on Cap Maison’s wine programs.