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South African Wine Dinner

July 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Ocean Blue Catering continues a tradition with the presentation of the annual South African Wine Dinner. Held among the exquisite sea life of Mystic Aquarium’s Main Gallery, the evening opens with a cocktail hour showcasing guests of honor, some of the Aquarium’s African penguins! Join in efforts to help save the endangered African penguin populations while enjoying a multi-course meal paired with exotic South African wines.

At Ocean Blue Catering’s South African Wine Dinner, every nibble is noble! A portion of the proceeds from each ticket sold benefits Mystic Aquarium’s mission programs of conservation, education and research.

Must be 21+ to attend
$69.95 per person, all inclusive
Table reservations available

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6:30 – 7:00pm Cocktail Hour w/ Penguins
Passed Hors (Chefs Choice) with Excelsior Chardonnay

7:00pm Placed Appetizer
Braai Shrimp w/ Chakalala & Pap with Excelsior Essay Chenin Blanc / Viognier Blend

7:15pm Salad
Fresh Tossed Summer Greens w/ Slaphakskeentjies, Traditional Cape Cooked Onion Salad  & Cucumber Relish with Indaba Chenin Blanc

7:30pm Entrée
Peri Peri Chicken w/ Fresh Grilled Vegetables (Vegetarian meals upon request – Chefs Choice) with Man Merlot

8:15pm Dessert
Melktert w/ Banana Fritters & Caramel Sauce with Harvest Dessertkl


July 14
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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(860) 572-5955